Your heritage

Interested in researching your own family's involvement in the First World War? Here are some resources to get you started.

First World War overviews

First World War research guides

Local and national archives

WCC Archives

The Wellington City Archives is a primary information resource for the history of Wellington.

Archives New Zealand

More than 100 kilometres of National Government archives, including documents, maps, plans, films, artworks and photographs. These were created by the New Zealand government and document nearly 200 years of New Zealand history.

New Zealand Jewish Archives

A collection of documents, photographs, memorabilia, Judaica, books, pamphlets, newspaper cuttings, oral recordings and video tapes about Jewish life in New Zealand.

 Address
 80 Webb Street, Wellington
 Website  http://www.nzjewisharchives.org

 

 

Historical and genealogical societies

Local historical societies can be a good place to start when you begin to research your family's history and involvement in the First World War.

 Postal address
 P.O. Box 239, Wellington
 Email  bkeall@paradise.net.nz
  • Labour History Project
 Email  marie.russell@otago.co.nz
 Postal address
 PO Box 27425, Wellington
  • Heritage Inc
 Email
 action-sanders@extra.co.nz
 Postal address
 PO Box 17215, Wellington
  • NZ Historical Societies — promoting the involvement of historical societies in the research of local First World War memorials and veterans.