This page links to resources about history - including world history, New Zealand history, local history, and family history.
Find in our collection
- Ancient history
- World history
- New Zealand history
- Christchurch history
- History magazines
- Historical newspapers
- History documentaries
Browse new and recommended history titles from our collection.
New Zealand History Collection
Complete online access to a major, authoritative resources – over thirty years of award-winning history and biography publishing from Bridget Williams Books
Gale in Context: World History
Access to information on world history for researchers. Includes video, photos, maps and full-text books and magazines.
History Reference Center
World history for researchers, featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.
Gale Primary Sources
Search a selection of newspaper and magazine archives, monographs and manuscripts all cross-searchable, full text and full image of papers is available.
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi - The Treaty of Waitangi
- Kids' Treaty Zone
- New Zealand disasters
- First World War
- 1918 Influenza pandemic
- The assassination of John F. Kennedy
- Local history research
- Kete Christchurch Online repository for community-sourced local history, images, and stories.
- Christchurch music timeline
- Christchurch: a chronology
- Heritage images of Christchurch
- Tī Kōuka Whenua Māori local history: stories of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula told with audio interviews and pictures.
- Te Kerēme Ngāi Tahu Waitangi Tribunal Claim database.
- A brief history of Christchurch City Libraries
- Local historical societies in CINCH