Genealogy & Local History

You can contact our Libraries regarding historic research, including but not limited to newspapers (various issues on microfilm*), cemetery records, registrar general's office index, our local history collection and Kete Tararua.

* Microfilm can be viewed at Dannevirke Library and Woodville Library; print outs can be made, or saved to memory-stick. We have an alphabetical listing of births, deaths and marriages 1921-1971 compiled from the Dannevirke Evening News, in the Dannevirke Library Local History room.

For more information on the Historic Research services listed above, please click here.

For information on cemeteries and ancestor research, please click here.