Ancestry Library Edition

This version of Ancestry gives you access to records from the UK, the US, Australia, New Zealand and more, including New Zealand electoral rolls to 1981, and New Zealand city directories to 1954.

Usually accessible from within Hamilton City Libraries only. For a limited time, Ancestry Library Edition has extended availability from home. Use your library card and PIN to log in and start searching.

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Findmypast contains family history related records from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK, the US, and Canada.

Access from Hamilton City Libraries' locations only.

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Maaori Land Court Minute Books Index

The Maaori Land Court Minute Books Index provides and easy access to an index of over 1,100 minute books from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Maaori Land Court Districts. 

You will need your library card number and PIN to access this database.

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