The New Zealand Gazette is not only a unique, useful and extremely
fascinating resource for local, family and social historians, it is also now
available for all on affordable CD-ROM. First issued in 1839, the New Zealand
Gazette is the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand. Generally
issued once a week, you will find many thousands of names mentioned in every
year of the Gazettes.
Totalling over 1800 pages for the whole of 1878, you will find details on
government notices, business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer notices,
departmental and parliamentary notices, appointments and resignations of
positions and more.
The New Zealand Gazettes has information that covers the whole of the
community, with important details and facts on many many thousands of people.
This product provides a great tool for anyone research New Zealand's, making
information that is difficult to find easily accessible on one CD.
Example entry taken from 3 January 1878 issue:
Resignation of Inspector of Stores accepted
Colonial Secretary's Office
Wellington, 3rd January, 1878
His Excellency the Governor has been pleased to accept the resignation by
Lieut.-Colonel Edward Gorton, of the office of Inspector of Stores, as from
the 31st December, 1877.
High quality scanned images of the whole years worth of issues. This CD has been
bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged
and printed out if required.