A selection of sites and sources for learning about New Zealand’s involvement in conflict, both here and overseas.
A number of websites offer a good overview of New Zealand’s involvement in conflict.
New Zealand Sites
Overseas sites with New Zealand connections
- Australian War Memorial
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Imperial War Museums (Britain)
- Discovering Anzacs
Military History Collections
Most New Zealand libraries, archives and museums have some material relating to the First World War. The main military history collections (not all available online) are held by:
- Archives New Zealand
- Alexander Turnbull Library
- Auckland War Memorial Museum
- Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
- National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
- The New Zealand Defence Force Library
- Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
- Royal New Zealand Air Force Museum
New Zealand and the First World War history
If you are specifically interested in the First World War a number of sites offer good starting points.
Get an overview of the history of New Zealand and the First World War.
WW100 has a good selection of sites and sources for learning about the history of the First World War from a New Zealand perspective, and the role your family members might have played in it.
The National Library of New Zealand has a research guide to New Zealand and Zealanders during the First World War.
Read a guide to researching New Zealand soldiers and related service personnel.
Watch stories about a range of New Zealanders who were impacted by the First World War.
BBC - http://www.bbc.com/
History Chanel Website - http://www.history.com/
Nga Tāonga Sound & Vision - http://www.ngataonga.org.nz/
Anzac.govt - http://anzac.govt.nz/
Archway - https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/
Auckland Library - http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/Pages/Home.aspx
DigitalNZ - http://www.digitalnz.org/
National Library of NZ - http://natlib.govt.nz/
Genealogy - http://genealogy.org/
Ancestry.com - http://www.ancestry.com/
RSA - https://rsa.org.nz/
War Art - http://warart.archives.govt.nz/
Social Science TKI - http://ssol.tki.org.nz/
Pukeahu Anthology - http://pukeahuanthology.org/
Papers Past - https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/
NZETC - http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/
History Pin - https://www.historypin.org/en/
Any Questions - http://anyquestions.co.nz/
Updated on 6th October 2021