Auckland Libraries: Researching businesses and organisations

​Researching businesses and organisations

Te rangahau pakihi, rōpū whakahaere hoki

Are you looking for information on a business, church, school or club? Need historical news about a local organisation? Check out these tips.

Search the library catalogue

Enter your search query on the library catalogue.

Results are listed on the Catalogue tab and Articles tab. You might find it helpful to sort the catalogue results either by Relevance, Date or Title. Click on your preferred option and tick or untick boxes in the Refine by menu to limit or expand your results.

Catalogue search result for Auckland City Mission sorted by relevance.

Browse online resources

When researching companies and organisations, try these online resources:


Ask an expert

As your research progresses, you may need to: 

Find out more about our research services


Council archives

Auckland Council archives  has business records relating to building and property, and health information records of business that were inspected or reported to local health authorities.