All libraries hold a selection of Pacific materials including heritage resources. The number and range of resources reflects the size of the Pacific community it serves.
A range of Pacific family history materials is held in
Research Central at the Central City Library, including a collection of microfilms of some of the registers (births, deaths and marriages) for various Pacific nations.
The research centres hold selections of reference books, periodicals, and other published materials relating to Pacific history and society, and Pacific communities in New Zealand.
Research South also collects current New Zealand based Pacific newspapers when available. Titles include New Zealand Pacific and Samoa Times.
A number of significant Pacific collections are also included in the Sir George Grey Special Collections at Central City Library.
Key online resources
Includes historical images of a number of Pacific nations, particularly those with close links to New Zealand.
Includes a selection of images of Pacific people and communities in South Auckland and North
A selection of significant and representative events from the history of the former
Manukau City and nearby areas.
Browse the Samoa collection of images on Auckland Libraries' Historypin.
Samoan Congregational Church, Wiri, 1985
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