New Zealand Genealogy & History Blogs

Below is a list of Blogs relating to Genealogy or History fromNew Zealanders . These contain important news, updates about resources, events, how tos, tips and general ramblings about all things history in New Zealand. If you know of any others that you think should be here please tell us - email

Archives NZ

Digital NZ

Genealogy Chat

Genealogy New Zealand

Grandpas War

Hunting Ancestors

Hunting Kiwis


Keith Johnson Wellington NZ

Kintalk (Auckland City Library)

Library TechNZ (National Library of NZ)

Lives Once Left Behind - NEW
Louise has started her blog to examine the adventurous life of her great grand aut, Elizabeth Margaret Lodge who was 5 when she emigrated with her parents in New Zealand, and 18 when she then left for Australia.

Mad About Genealogy - NEW
If you follow Linda's Mad About Genealogy blog will certainly keep you up to date with all the latest genealogy happenings worldwide.

Making Connections to the Past, Present and Future - NEW
Maureen West's blog about her family history.

New Zealand Genealogy News

New Zealand Poet Laureate (National Library of NZ)

Photo Sleuth

Random Meanderings

Ship Wrecks NZ
Maritime disasters and mishaps of New Zealand shipping, hulks, old stories, shipping stuff, and tales from the sea.

Strangers in a Box

Teach Yourself Family History - NEW
This is blog dedicated to do just what it says, in that it'll teach you family history. With over 40+ years of teaching, Linda decided that is was time to share her knwledge with a wider audience - so this website (blog) was born. Lessons will be added regularly.

Thames NZ Genealogy Resources


Winging It

Winters Collection