Family Research Centre Library

 The FRC Library holds resources in a variety of formats - books, CD-ROMs, maps, microfiche, microfilms, tapes and family history magazines. 

  • In excess of 400 metres of shelving containing books relating to family history and genealogy
  • A facility for borrowing films on Interloan from the National Library of New Zealand including AJCP and Newspaper Films.
  • 16 Computers in the Library available for free Internet research on 
  • Free access to Ancestry,  Findmypast, The Genealogist and Family Relatives websites
  • 8 drawers of microfilms of some early NZ newspapers and Australian & New Zealand Shipping Passenger Records.
  • 28 drawers of microfiche including the IGI (International Genealogical Index) & other assorted records for New Zealand, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Isle of Man.
  • Large collection of laminated historical maps for England, Ireland & Scotland. All may be photocopied
  • Maps for New Zealand, Australia & other countries.