Waiamakariri Libraries created an amazing Māori Language Collection called Ako Collection to help you explore and learn more about Te Reo Māori.
A range of apps that make using the library easier.
Grab your library card, remember your PIN number and jump right in!
Waimakariri Heritage website - a place to conserve and curate community memories and taonga.
To assist teachers, Waimakariri Libraries have a feast of resources available to help teachers feed students who are hungry for knowledge.
Is a very extensive family history website. The database can be searched for free, but you will need to subscribe if you want to view the records, or come into a library and use on Ancestry library edition our computers or your own wifi-enabled laptop. Ancestry.com gives access to a wide variety of content from British, American, European and Australian sources such as census records, birth registers, immigration records etc. Ancestry.com also has some very good guides for people starting out in genealogy.
Is the largest genealogy organisation in the world, with an extensive database of family records that can be accessed free.
Great resource for family research, with links to thousands of websites.
An index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers
UK family history search site.
Contains the civil registration index information for England and Wales from 1837 onward.
Is a searchable database of UK census returns from 1841 to 1891.
Is an index of baptism, marriage and burial records transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the UK.
Links to all the UK local BMD projects
Links to free websites in The British Isles containing parish records.
A conduit to genealogy information online with regular updates.
Australia's family history server.
OZ Gen online
Births, deaths, marriages, census records, wills and testaments, 1513-now.
An extensive database if you are researching your Irish ancestors.