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Now available for use at home!

Discover your family history and search billions of records on Ancestry.com – all you need is your library card number and PIN/password to access the world’s largest online genealogy resource during the lockdown.

New Zealand records on Ancestry include:

  • electoral rolls
  • cemetery records
  • birth/death/marriage indexes
  • naturalisations
  • city/area directories
  • Māori land claims
  • school registers
  • military records.

Overseas records include:

  • census forms
  • passenger lists
  • phonebooks
  • war service records
  • POW listings
  • christening records
  • probate indexes
  • school yearbooks
  • photographs.

Best of all, many of the records you find can be emailed to you or downloaded and saved.