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Websites we run

We produce a range of websites bringing New Zealand's culture and heritage online. Visit connect with us online to see our list of Ministry social media channels.

NZHistory

NZHistory has a strong focus on our military and social history while offering 'hands-on-history' with The Classroom and From Memory.

More about NZHistory.

Visit NZHistory website.

Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand provides website resources about New Zealand's people, land, culture and society including New Zealand in brief.

More about Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Visit Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand website.

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography is the foremost reference work on the lives of people who shaped this country’s history and culture from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries.

More about the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

Visit the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

28th Māori Battalion

The 28th Māori Battalion website is a place to record, remember, honour and maintain information and knowledge of the Māori Battalion and its outstanding contribution to Aotearoa New Zealand.

More about the 28th Māori Battalion.

Visit 28th Māori Battalion website.

Ngā Tapuwae trails

The Ngā Tapuwae trails on the Gallipoli peninsula and the Western Front are self-guided journeys through First World War sites which are of great significance to New Zealanders.

Visit Ngā Tapuwae trails website.

QuakeStories

QuakeStories is a place where you can tell your stories about the Canterbury earthquakes of September 2010, February 2011 and other New Zealand quakes (Seddon, 2013; Kaikōura, 2016). Whether you’re an individual, part of a community, a business or an organisation, you have stories to tell.

Visit QuakeStories website.

Roadside Stories

Roadside Stories comprises more than 100 short anecdotal tales about New Zealand’s history, places, people and events.  Each story lasts about 3-4 minutes. They’re downloadable – free – then you just hit play, and listen to the stories while  driving, taking a walk on a beach or getting around a bustling city.

Visit Roadside Stories website.

Vietnam War Oral History Project

The Vietnam War Oral History Project contains resources relating to the New Zealand’s involvement in the Vietnam War.  The website features extracts from oral history interviews, images and a nominal roll of New Zealand’s Vietnam veterans. Contributions of stories and visual resources are welcomed.

Visit the Vietnam War Oral History Project website.

WW100

The centenary of the First World War will be marked over several years through a variety of commemorative projects. The centenary programme will include a wide range of activities and events for New Zealanders to participate in – both at home and overseas. All New Zealanders are encouraged to engage in the programme in some way either by attending a commemorative event or learning more about their family’s military service history. More information about the opportunities available to New Zealanders is available through this dedicated website

Visit the WW100 website.


Updated on 8th November 2017