Library in-house services

Visit the library for free access to these websites 

The full content of these websites can only be accessed for free by coming to the library. 

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Ancestry Library

A comprehensive resource for family history research.  It provides access to historical documents, photos, local narratives, oral histories, indexes and more.

Free access at Whangārei Central Library on the Genealogy Room and public computers or on your device using the Library Wi-Fi.

Ancestry is offering free access from home for members of Whangarei District Libraries until the end of 2021.
You will need your library card number and PIN to enter this website.

Go to Ancestry Library Edition


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Find My Past

Piece together your story with access to this family history resource. One name is all it takes to start building your family tree. It includes: family tree building, genealogy records and newspaper archives.

Only at Whangārei Central Library


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The New Zealand Gazette

The New Zealand Gazette is an official newspaper of the New Zealand Government.

Only at Whangārei Central Library.