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Government Documents

Information about the Government Documents located in the New Zealand Room on the first floor at the Whangarei Central Library and links to national and local government websites. 
Updated: 27/11/2015 5:20 p.m.

Government Documents.

Parliamentary and other administrative documents

  • Statutes 1841 to present; updated every 6 months
  • Statutory Regulations 1950 to present; updated every 6 months
  • Bills 1992 to present
  • Hansard Parliamentary Debates 1992 to present
  • Order papers 1992 to present
  • AJHR Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives 1860 to 1993 - also known as 'AtoJs'
  • Annual reports and newsletters of many Government Departments.

New Zealand Gazette

The New Zealand Gazette is an official newspaper of the New Zealand Government produced weekly by the New Zealand Gazette Office at the Department of Internal Affairs. (Hard copy in storage 1860 to 2010)

Each edition of the New Zealand Gazette is divided into commercial and government notices, covering business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer notices, departmental and parliamentary notices.

New Zealand Gazette Archive

  • searchable and browsable database
  • search for personal names for Genealogy research
  • browse by date and page number for references on land deeds and cadastral maps
  • available only in Whangarei Central Library.

New Zealand Statistics

  • New Zealand Official Yearbooks  1895 to present
  • Blue Books - early New Zealand statistical reports  1896 to 1909
  • Census 1911 to 2006
  • Statistical serials e.g. Health, Motor Vehicle Crashes, Accident Investigation.



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