Interested in tracing your family tree? Want to know more about your whakapapa? Whether you're a novice or an experienced researcher, we'll set you on the right path to tracking down your tupuna and discovering more about Auckland's people and places.
Key resources to help you track down your ancestry or know more about local history.
Explore our collection of historical photographs from the 1800s to the present day.
Want to track down your roots? Our handy guide will help get you started.
Want to know the story of your tupuna? All you need to trace your whakapapa.
We can help you research whakapapa, family, and local history.
Find resources to help you with researching people, places, organisations and events.
Family & local history
Family History Fridays
Know your ancestors
W J Napier, Sir George Grey's lawyer
Early local government
FamilySearch tips and tricks
Auckland's earliest Chinese settlers
Author talks, Family & local history
Auckland women overseas in WWI
The Bill Laxon Maritime Library
The Chelsea Sugar Works
Rugby league in inter-war New Zealand
Māori cloak project
Let the Elders speak
Artists’ books to zines
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