Free Internet Sites
Careers & Job Vacancies
- "WorkSite - Your gateway to skills and work" for information on education and training, planning and finding work, setting up and running a business or research and publications about the labour market
- Career Services Rapuara is a Crown Entity which provides career information, advice and guidance.
- New Zealand Government Jobs Online
- Education Gazette
- Local Government Careers & Vacancies
- Association of Consulting Engineers NZ - Directory of addresses of Engineers and Architects and various other related profession
- Dairy Industry Handbook - A searchable database of suppliers to New Zealand's dairy processing industry. Can search by supplier, product/service or brand.
- Foodworks - Online directory to New Zealand food industry companies, products and food industry-related services. Use the search box or choose a category.
- Health Connection - Search this New Zealand directory by health sector. Contact and key decision makers are listed.
- IRG: Industrial Research Group - Annual reports for NZ listed and delisted companies, dating back as far as 1989 (in some cases).
- Kompass.com database
- Marine Link - New Zealand marine industry directory.
- Market Research New Zealand - In-depth company profiles, links to industry journals and websites, employment opportunities etc
- Datamonitor 360 (was Marketline) - industry, company and country profiles allowing in-depth analysis and research for business people (available at Central Library only).
- Meat & Wool NZ - Search this meat directory from Meat & Wool New Zealand using product, brand or market.
- NZ Green Pages - New Zealand water sector directory - search by brand, company name or product/service.
- NZ Food & Technology Packaging Directory
- New Zealand Local Government - A searchable database of suppliers to New Zealand's local government sector.
- New Zealand Seafood Exporter directory
- NZ Wool Directory
- Packaging and Printing Buyers Guide - A searchable directory of New Zealand's packaging and printing suppliers, products and services and trade names.
- Ralenti Building product information and suppliers
- Register of Certified Suppliers: NZ Register of accredited and certified suppliers - The site can be searched by company or product. (BUS DIR) 02 NZ 03 (Library holds 2002)
- Shaw's Liquor Directory
- The Source - A searchable database of suppliers to New Zealand's Hospitality, Tourism & Food Service industries.
- UBD - this e-directory lists nearly 150,000 businesses and 82,500 products.
- Wine Technology directory - Search by supplier, product/service or brand.
- Woodnet, NZ forestry database - Can search by category, company, location or individual.
- Europages - Covers 500,000 companies from 30 European countries from all activity sectors. Includes company address, telephone, fax and email and provides direct access to the yellow pages sites throughout Europe.
- Thomas Register - The most comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America (BUS DIR) 12 USA 03
Genealogy & Whakapapa
- Wellington City Council Cemeteries Database
- FamilySearch: gaining access to the International Genealogical Index (IGI), 1881 U.K. and U.S. Censuses, as well as many other genealogical resources.
- Rootsweb: the "oldest and largest free genealogy site".
- New Zealand Society of Genealogists
- Archives New Zealand: Archway search
- NZ History.net
- Wellington City Archives
- Kids Catalogue, our kid-friendly catalogue, with lots of website links
- National Geographic
- NZ Authors information
- More links
If you know the address of a hapu or iwi, please type it in the address box above, or click on a link below. Please tell the enquiry desk if the address you've chosen doesn't work. Iwi websites include Ngati Porou, Ngai Tahu and Ngati Awa.
NB. All websites ending in ".iwi.nz" are available on this computer.
Teens & students
- WCL Teens pages
- Study links.
- New Zealand Road Code: The road rules online; you will need to consult the appropriate Official New Zealand Road Code book for test questions and information specific to cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles.
- The Link: linking you to information for young people in Wellington
- Studylink: for application forms and information on Student Allowances, Student Loans and the Unemployment Benefit Student Hardship.