Chinese history and electronic resources from Auckland Libraries
Auckland Libraries has an excellent range of research material and information to assist with your Auckland/New Zealand Chinese history research, family history research or general knowledge.
Asian Business and Reference
This is an eResource from Auckland Libraries' Digital Library. Asian Business and Reference provides the latest business and financial news including country statistics and policy from the Eastern Hemisphere from international publications such as Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and more.
This is the website you’re currently on. It is an online community portal that contains historical and contemporary information about New Zealand's Chinese community. The website is a repository of unique information in the form of topics (text articles), images, audio, video, documents and web links. It's an ever-growing website as people can join the website for free and contribute photos, family stories and other information to it anytime. The information on the Chinese Digital Community can be viewed by the public, however information can also be made private so that the public cannot access or view it. Find out more about the Chinese Digital Community.
This is a page of information about the databases that let you access a variety of information and records about the Chinese in Auckland. These databases include New Zealand Card Index, Cemetery Records, Auckland Area Passenger Arrivals and 1881 Electoral Rolls.
This is an eResource from Auckland Libraries' Digital Library. Dragonsource provides hundreds of Chinese magazines and journals in full text published in both simplified and traditional Chinese. The magazines take you to the world of Chinese economics, culture, politics and current affairs.
This is an eResource from Auckland Libraries' Digital Library. Typing in the word 'Chinese' in Heritage Images Online produces a selection of historical images of interest, particularly of Chinese market gardens, buildings and portraits of individuals.
This is an eResource from Auckland Libraries' Digital Library. Local History Online is a combined collection of local history indexes to community newspapers, oral histories, and heritage images from the former Rodney, North Shore and Waitakere Libraries.
Keying in the word 'Chinese' brings up a host of records for newspaper articles with compelling titles, such as 'Racial Attacks Stun Old Chinese', 'Migrants Need Buddies', 'Signs of a struggle in Little Asia' and 'Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling'.
The images in Local History Online are for private study or use only, and may only be reproduced with the permission of the reproduction rights holder. For further information, view Conditions of Use and Ordering.
This is an eResource from Auckland Libraries' Digital Library. NZ Chinese Journals contains digitised pages from three New Zealand Chinese language publications between 1921 and 1972: Man Sing Times, New Zealand Chinese Growers Monthly Journal, and New Zealand Chinese Weekly News.