Lists of Names From Various Sources

Here is a list of names from various sources, the majority of them being funeral notices. You can visit the web page below for more information If you know who you are looking for the easiest way to find a name you are looking for is to use the CTRL+F
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Treaty of Waitangi Signatories

Here is a list of names of those who signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. If you know who you are looking for the easiest way to find a name you are looking for is to use the CTRL+F and a search box will pop up. Type a name
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Photos in National Library

Here is a small list of names of people who are in photos in National Library If you find a name here, go to the link at the bottom of the page, choose search and put the surname in. NOTE: If the surname begins with “Te NAME” don’t put the
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Maori / English Name Translations

A list of Maori Names with their English Tranlsations. Helpful for finding other names that people can be known by. If you know who you are looking for the easiest way to find a name you are looking for is to use the CTRL+F and a search box will pop
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Whanau Names in the Familysearch Site

Here is a small list of some of the whanau names that are in family search site. The link is at the bottom of the page where you can search for anyone you find here. Note: Not all information in that site is accurate, but it is a good place
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Urupa and Listings Around the Country

Cemetery Records from around the country. If you know who you are looking for the easiest way to find a name you are looking for is to use the CTRL+F and a search box will pop up. Type a name into the box then you can highlight all of the
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Some Maori of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. If you visit the link at the bottom and do a search for the name, you will find more information, including date of death, place of burial and in some cases details of parents. If you know
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Marriages 1904 – 1922

This list is to be used in conjunction with the microfiche Marriages Indexes published by the New Zealand Registrar-General’s Office. Use the link at the bottom of the page then search for the name and you will get the folio reference numbers.  From there you will be able to easily
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Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Here is a list of names for people who are in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. If you find someone you are looking for and you want more information, vist the site where you can search for the person and read the full details – the link is at
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How Lists Work

Lists are an important tool when researching whakapapa. Many genealogists keep a track of where they find information when they are doing research and these turn into lists, that are often shared around to help others in their research. For example, someone may be reading a book and come across
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