New Zealand history

Use the Catalogue to find material in the University of Auckland Library’s notable collection of books, journals, theses, television programmes and conference proceedings.

Key databases

Full list of library databases for History.

The printed Index to New Zealand periodicals covers journals and magazines from 1940-1987.


Background information

General histories

Archives and manuscripts

The Auckland War Memorial Museum Library and Auckland Libraries have significant collections of archives and manuscripts.

Parliamentary papers




  • DigitalNZ
    Images from galleries, libraries and museums.

Film and video

Waitangi Tribunal

  • Waitangi Tribunal reports
  • National Archives of New Zealand, Raupatu document bank, Wellington: Waitangi Tribunal, 1989-1990.
    Documents covering the 1870s to 1960s consulted by the Waitangi Tribunal in its investigation of claims relating to confiscated land.

Newspapers and journals

  • Niupepa
    Māori, English language, and bilingual newspapers published between 1842-1933.
  • Te ao hou periodical
    Three Māori periodicals: Te ao hou, Te Maori and Te kaunihera Maori from the 1950s to 1970s.

Indexes and bibliographies

New Zealand Journal of History


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