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Page 4 – Recommended Websites

These websites are highly recommended as general reference sites. You will find hundreds more subject-specific sites linked from the web guides in the Hands-on history section.

Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand Visit

Te Ara, the award-winning online encyclopedia of New Zealand, will be a comprehensive guide to this country's natural environment, history, culture and development. Also the 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand has been digitised and made available through Te Ara. This site run by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography  Visit

The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography contains the life stories of over 3000 New Zealanders. This site run by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

Anzac Day resources  Visit

This page provides links to updated versions of information about Anzac Day and the Gallipoli campaign previously available via the anzac.govt.nz website.

Christchurch City Libraries  Visit

While strongest on Christchurch topics, the site also contains a handy range of factsheets on various aspects of New Zealand history.