Topic: Genealogy

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Tararua District Library subscribes to Ancestry database, which is available to use within any of our library branches.  You can access it either on the free library computers, or on your own device using our free wifi.

Note: wifi is available outside library hours, so you may still use your own device within range.

 

The following resources are available:

Newspapers: various issues on microfilm


BUSH ADVOCATE (Dannevirke) 
 
1901

WOODVILLE EXAMINER
 
1883-1938
DANNEVIRKE ADVOCATE  
1901-1912
(missing: Jul-Dec 1909 and Jan-Feb 1920)

DANNEVIRKE DAILY PRESS
 
1904-1908

DANNEVIRKE EVENING NEWS

 
1908-2010
(missing: May-Dec 1903, Mar-Apr 1920, Sep-Oct 1933, Jan-Sep 1975, Sep-Oct 1994, Nov-Dec 1994)

 An index of the births, deaths and marriages mentioned in the Dannevirke newspaper is available. See documents.

Microfilm readers
Microfilm can be viewed at Dannevirke Library; print outs can be made, or saved to memory-stick.
Woodville Library offers viewing of the Woodville Examiner only (screen viewing only; no print outs possible)

We have an alphabetical listing of births, deaths and marriages 1921-1971 compiled from the Dannevirke Evening News.

Cemetery Records
Microfilm of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists' Cemetery Records covering the whole country.

Registrar General's Office Index
Microfilm of Births from 1840-1940, Marriages from 1840-1930 and Deaths from 1840-1930 (lists only, not certificates)

Local History Collection
We hold various jubilee and anniversary booklets from schools and other institutions. We also have extracts from various publications about the history of the area.

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