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Welcome to Rotorua

Rotorua Toy Library - Facebook page

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Council websites

Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua Aquatic Centre

Rotorua Museum

BOP Regional Council

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Digital Pasifik

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Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Rotorua Schools


Indeed Jobs


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WINZ Find a Job

Working in Libraries - Careers NZ

Family History

Ancestry Library Edition (Available within the library only)

Archives New Zealand

Birth, Deaths and Marriage Historical Records

Cemetery Records Rotorua

Family Search

FreeBMD - Births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales

National Archives UK

The Ryerson Index - Australian obituaries and death notices



Community grants & funding


A to Js Online - Historic Government Reports

Beehive Official website of NZ Government

New Zealand Government

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Dept of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


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The Arms Code

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National Library of New Zealand

Te Puna Search


Index of Maori Names

The Journal of the Polynesian Society

Māori Dictionary

Māori Land Court

Māori Land Court Minute Book Index

Māori Land Online

Māori Maps

Ngā Kōroto o Te Arawa (supporting the discussion document "He Mana Moana" commissioned by Te Arawa Lakes Trust)

TAKOA Maps and Resources
Te Puni Kokiri (Directory of Māori Organisations)

Waitangi Tribunal Reports


28th Māori Battalion

Archives NZ War Research Guide (includes the New Zealand Wars, World Wars, and others)

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

New Zealand Regimental Histories

New Zealand's First World War Centenary

Ngā Tapuwae: New Zealand First World War Trails

NZ History - NZ at War

NZDF Military Service Records


The Australian



Rotorua Daily Post

New Zealand Herald

Niupepa: Māori Newspapers

NZ Index

Newztext (NZ Articles)

Papers Past

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Digital NZ

Dictionary of NZ Biography

Wairetō - NZ Electronic Text Collection & Research Archive

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision: local content

NZ History

NZ Journal of History

Land Information NZ

Te Ara Encyclopedia of NZ



Statistics NZ


NZ Official Yearbooks 1893-2012

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Rotorua Youth Centre