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.

Search the Council Archives online

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.

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.