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Our skilled librarians specialise in local and family history research and are available without appointment during Central Library’s normal opening hours.
In addition to whakapapa resources, Research Central holds extensive Māori history, Te Reo Māori, Treaty of Waitangi and Māori research resources.
The centre has one of the most comprehensive international family history collections in the Southern Hemisphere.
The extensive core collection covers the following countries: New Zealand (including whakapapa), Australia, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, mainland Europe, South Africa, USA, Canada and the Pacific Islands.
Travel through the centuries with librarian Georgia Prince as she introduces us to rare books held in our Heritage Collections
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