NCEA – History

Resources to help you find out about history of peoples and places around the world.

Library resources

History
A rundown of History resources available from Christchurch City Libraries. Topics include: New Zealand disasters, Treaty of Waitangi and the First World War.
New Zealand History
Try these other links selected by Christchurch City Libraries on New Zealand history.
Biography Reference Center
Access biographical reference collections and magazines, a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, and thousands of unique narrative biographies.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Biography Resource Centre
Biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Credo Reference
Use the subject search to search full text online reference books including numerous history titles.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
History Reference Center
Access to information on world history for researchers. Includes video, photos, maps and full-text books and magazines.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as other reference content to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues.
Access this with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.

History web resources

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photographs, sounds, moving images, documents, graphs and maps are combined with text in Te Ara - an online encyclopedia of New Zealand with significant Māori content.
ANZAC Day
A guide to ANZAC Day for all New Zealanders. From the Ministry of Culture and Heritage.
Archives New Zealand: Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga
The official guardian of New Zealand's public archives, materials include the Treaty of Waitangi, government documents, maps, paintings, photographs and film. Search for archives online.
BBC History
The BBC website provides articles on a range of aspects about British history and pre-history. You can search by topic, time, people and places.
Best of History Websites
Look no further. You'll find tons of great sites here covering ancient, medieval, U.S., early modern European, WW2 and much more.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who made their mark on this country. Snapshots of New Zealand history through images, graphs and timelines. Does not include people who are currently living.
History Classroom
Activities and material relevant to NCEA history. NZHistory.Net also has a directory of information and web sites on New Zealand history and provides historic sound and film clips.
History Today
Full-text articles from the popular history magazine.
Ministry for Culture & Heritage Te Manatu Taonga
Information about New Zealand's heritage, including the national anthems, the New Zealand flag, war graves and monuments.
New Zealand History Online: Nga korero aipurangi o Aotearoa
New Zealand history through main themes of Culture & Society, Politics & Government and War & Society. Find out what happened in this day in New Zealand history. Resources for military history, local history, Treaty of Waitangi, genealogy, arts, literature, and music.
The History Net
Provides links and articles on events and people in history. Find out what happened today in history, search the site or try the major subject areas: including ancient/classical history, women's history and 20th century history.

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