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NOTES WELCOME to the tree of SAMUEL PECK (1850-1931) of Taita, Lower Hutt and the hundreds of extended branches connected to his family. This is not only a family tree but a help in your genealogy search of (and for) all things Kiwi Unfortunately I can no longer supply my email address (nor reply to you unless known to me) If you would like to further build this tree simply send your info through the 'click here' above I am very grateful for all corrections & additions and will add or edit as soon as received ... SCROLL TO END FOR LIST OF NAMES ON THIS TREE ... • NEW ZEALAND HISTORY - An excellent site by Robbie Whitmore with a search engine, many, many links, photos, a history forum, watch or learn the Haka, Mâori folk songs, tattooing & art, gold rush days, NZ wars - everything Kiwi from pre European to todays news • FACTS ABOUT New Zealand - NZ people - geography & geology - plants & animals - history • KIWI SLANG - what are they talking about? • WHAKAPAPA CLUB on facebook The main Maori Genealogy site on the net for finding Whakapapa • KETE HOROWHENUA - Digitising Family history and whakapapa, an amazing knowledge basket of images (over 20,000) , audio (over 105), video (over 90), documents (over 2,500), and discussions (over 350), which are collected and catalogued by the community • ADOPT AN ANZAC - By Anzac Day 2007 researchers had completed a short biography of most of the men from the Horowhenua district who died and are listed on the Memorials • WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM Cenotaph - search for Soldiers who served in the Wars • NEW ZEALAND ELECTRONIC TEXT CENTRE (NZETC) - Here you can search and browse an open digital library of New Zealand and Pacific Island documentary heritage material as well as new born-digital work and research from Victoria University • New Zealand GENEALOGY search - opens at New Zealand but is a World Wide Directory of Free Genealogy Databases and Record Transcriptions. Has a lot of Regional links • NATIONAL LIBRARY of NEW ZEALAND - Self explanatory, very large site • Huge New Zealand CEMETERY LIST - See (the late) Murray's fantastic cemetery list. It contains all known cemeteries in New Zealand. NOTE.. It was, with regret, announced that Murray Patrick Lynn (1950-2013), the creator, author and administrator of KiwiCelts, passed away 14 Nov 2013. I believe the links no longer open but at least the extensive list of cemeteries & urapa was copied and stored before his site closed • NZ VIRTUAL CEMETERIES & URUPA at Find A Grave - Urupa is a Maori Cemetery usually situated on a Marae • New Zealand MUSEUMS - A site for you to explore New Zealand museums, art galleries, cultural organisations and their collections per Region • DICTIONARY of New Zealand BIOGRAPHY - a major historical project funded by the New Zealand government through the Department of Internal Affairs. A searchable database of 100s of famous Kiwis • Births, Deaths & Marriages Online - This site allows you to search and order historical records without being issued a govt ID • MAORI DICTIONARY online - Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki Te Aka. Welcome to the online version of Te Aka Māori-English, English- Māori Dictionary and Index The following links have been sorted into New Zealand's 16 regions to simplify your Genealogy Research ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... NORTHLAND ~ northernmost city in New Zealand COUNCIL SEAT - WHANGAREI * FAR NORTH Cemetery Database for Broadwood, Fairburn, Herekino, Houhoro, Kaeo, Kaikohe, Kaitaia, Kawakawa, Kerikeri, Kohukohu, Mangonui, Mangungu, Okaihau, Oruaiti, Paihia, Paranui, Peria, Rawene, Russell,Takahue, Totara North, Umawera, Waiharara, Waipapakauri * WHANGAREI Cemetery Database for Hukerenui South, Kamo, Kaurihohore (Kauri), Kioreroa, Mangapai, Marua, Mauna, Maungakaramea, Ngunguru, Onerahi, Otonga, Parua, Waikiekie, Waipu, Whareora * Northland Genealogy Links - Archives & Libraries-Births & Deaths- Cemeteries-General Resources, Mâori-Marriages-Message Boards-Military-Obits & Newspapers- Passenger Lists-Societies ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... AUCKLAND ... largest and most populous urban area with 31% of the country's population COUNCIL SEAT - AUCKLAND * Auckland Genealogy Links - includes link to Auckland Electoral Rolls, Jury Lists and Directories 1865-1871 * SHIPS to Auckland from 1835 * AUCKLAND Cemetery Database for Hillsborough, Onetangi Waiheke Island, Otahuhu Public, Waikaraka * PUREWA Cemetery & Crematorium - a 15 minute drive from Auckland's central business district, is the final resting place for over 45,000 men, women and children * RODNEY Cemetery Database for Helensville, Hoteo North, Kaipara Flats, Kaukapakapa, Leigh, Matakana, Parkhurst, Port Albert, Puhoi, Stanmore Bay, Te Arai, Te Kapa, Wainui, Wainui Settlers, Warkworth, Wellsford, Whangateau * WAIKUMETE Cemetery database, largest cemetery in the southern hemisphere ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... WAIKATO ... COUNCIL SEAT - HAMILTON * Hamilton Branch NZ Society of Genealogists * HAMILTON Cemetery Database for Hamilton East, Hamilton West, Hamilton Park * THAMES Cemetery Database for Buffalo, Christ Church (Anglican), Colville, Mercury Bay, Omahu, Shortland, Tairua, Tararu, Totara Memorial Park, Whangamata * PAEROA Cemetery Database for Hauraki Plains (Ngatea), Miranda (Mangatawhiri), Pukerimu, Waihi * TAUPO Cemetery Database for Taupo, Turangi, Mangakino * OTOROHANGA Cemetery Database for Kawhia, Otorohanga * ROTORUA Cemetery Database for Kauae, Mamaku, Ngakuru, Reporoa, Rotorua ~ NOTE free Silverlight plug-in is/was required to search this cemetery * SOUTH WAIKATO cemetery database for Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau * PIOPIO SOLDIERS * CAMBRIDGE Cemetery Database for Hautapu, Kihikihi, Leamington, Ohaupo, Alexandria (Pirongia), Paterangi Puahue, Pukeatua, Pukerimu, Tamahere, Te Awamutu * OLD MORRINSVILLE CEMETERY - list of names at Thames Street from 1898-2000 NOTE Council are still working on developing an online cemetery database for Matamata, Piako, Te Aroha, Maukoro, Morrinsville, Waharoa (but with limited search) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... BAY OF PLENTY ... COUNCIL SEAT - WHAKATANE * TAUPO Cemetery Database * OPOTIKI Cemetery Database for Old Military (Kellt street), Opotiki (Waitangi), Woodlands (Ranginui Urupa) * KAWERAU Cemetery Database for Kawerau * TAURANGA CEMETERY database for Anglican, Catholic, Methodist, Latter Day Saints, Pyes Pa, Presbyterian ~ NOTE free Silverlight plug-in is/was required to search this cemetery - database does not include information for the Mission Cemetery or Maori Burial Grounds * SHIPS to Tauranga 1881 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... GISBORNE ... COUNCIL SEAT - GISBORNE * New Zealand Society of Genealogists GISBORNE Branch for Taruheru, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay, Patutahi, Makaraka, Matahiia, Ruatoria, Rakauroa, Te Puia, Ormond, Motu * GISBORNE Cemetery database for Makaraka, Matahiia, Ormond, Motu, Patutahi, Ruatoria, Rakauroa, Taruheru, Te Araroa, Te Puia, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay * TOLAGA BAY Cemetery List ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... HAWKES BAY ... COUNCIL SEAT - NAPIER * NAPIER Cemetery Database for Taupo, Turangi and Mangakino * WAIROA administers cemeteries for Frasertown, Morere, Nuhaka, Ruakaturi, Wairoa * HAWKES BAY CENTRAL Cemetery Database for Forest Gate, Kaikora North, Makaretu, Otane, Pendle Hill (Private), Porangahau, St Peter's Church, Takapau, Tikokino (Hampden), Waipawa, Waipukurau * RANGITIKEI Cemetery Database for Bulls (Clifton), Mangaweka, Marton (Mt View), Ratana, Taihape, Turakina * SHIPS to Napier from 1862 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... TARANAKI ... COUNCIL SEAT - STRATFORD * Stratford Branch NZ Society of Genealogists * New Plymouth Branch NZ Society of Genealogists * NEW PLYMOUTH Cemetery Database for Awanui, Huirangi, Inglewood, Lepperton, Okato, St Mary's Churchyard, Tarata, Tataraimaka, Te Henui, Tikorangi, Urenui, Waireka, Waitara * SOUTH TARANAKI Cemetery Database for Eltham, Hawera, Kaponga, Manaia, Okaiawa, Opunake, Patea, * SHIPS to New Plymouth from 1858 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... MANAWATU-WANGANUI ... COUNCIL SEAT - PALMERSTON NORTH * PALMERSTON NORTH Cemetery Database for Ashhurst, Kelvin Grove, Terrace End * STRATFORD Cemetery Database for Kopuatama (Main Stratford Cemetery), Midhurst New, Midhurst Old, Pioneer, Tahora, Waipuku, Whangamomona * MANAWATU Cemetery Database for Alfredton, Dannevirke, Herbertville, Kaitawa, Kumeroa, Mangahao, Mangaoranga, Mangatainoka, Mangatera, Marchant street, Matamau, Newman, Norsewood, Old Gorge, Ormondville, Pinfold Road, Pongaroa, Woodville, Weber * all the residents of SETTLERS CEMETERY, Dannevirke * FEILDING Cemetery Database for Feilding, Halcombe, Kimbolton, Pohangina, Rangiwahia, Rongotea, Sandon, Waituna West * HOROWHENUA Cemetery Database for Foxton, Koputaroa, Levin, Manakau and Shannon * NORSEWOOD Cemetery Database (& Settlers' Genealogies Project) * WANGANUI Cemetery Database for Aramoho, Heads Road ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... WELLINGTON ... New Zealand's Capital City COUNCIL SEAT - WELLINGTON * WELLINGTON Cemetery Database for Bolton St, Karori, Makara * MOUNT STREET Cemetery Database, all the 1100+ burials so far found in this protected, heritage cemetery * PORIRUA Cemetery Database for Pauatahanui, Porirua, Whenua Tapu * TAWA FLAT Cemetery List * Christ Church TAITA Cemetery Database * AKATARAWA Cemetery Database * PETONE Cemetery Database for Taita, Wainuiomata * the ANZACs at FEATHERSTON cemetery * MASTERTON Cemetery Database for Archer street, Riverside * CARTERTON Cemetery Database for Clareville * also Interactive Map & Database * SHIPS to WELLINGTON from 1835 * WAIRARAPA ARCHIVES a collecting archive that aims to collect records relating to the Wairarapa region - It provides access to these collections through an extensive database * WAIRARAPA PAST - Led by Archivist Gareth Winter, they have a wide selection of resources available, including: an on-line digital photograph collection, on-line catalogue, local history books (many out-of-print) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... TASMAN ... COUNCIL SEAT - RICHMOND * TASMAN Cemetery Database for Bainham; Clifton; Collingwood; Collingwood (Old); Dovedale; East Takaka; Flett Road; Foxhill; Hamama (West Takaka); Kotinga; Mararewa Main Rd; Motueka Public; Murchison; Pioneer Park; Richmond; Riwaka; Rototai; Sandy Bay; Spring Grove; Stanley Brook; Waimea West, Waiwhero ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... NELSON ... COUNCIL SEAT - NELSON * NELSON CEMETERIES Database for Fairfield (Trafalgar street), Hallowell (Shelbourne street), Marsden Valley, Seaview Road, Wakapuaka * SHIPS to Nelson from 1835 * SETTLERS in NELSON 1849 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... MARLBOROUGH ... COUNCIL SEAT - BLENHEIM * MARLBOROUGH cemetery Database for Blenheim, Fairhall, Havelock, Mahakipawa, Omaka, Picton, Seddon, Tuamarina, Ward ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... WEST COAST ... COUNCIL SEAT - GREYMOUTH * WESTPORT Cemetery Database for Addison Flat, Boatsman, Charleston, Inangahua, Karamea, Lyell, Mokihinui, Orowaiti, Reefton, Waimangaroa * WESTLAND Cemetery Database for Hokitika, Kumara, Ross, Stafford * HOKITIKA Alphabetical Directory 1866 - 1867 * GREY Administered Cemeteries for Ahaura, Barrytown, Blackball, Cobden, Gladstone, Greenstone, Karoro, Mâori Gully, Ngahere, Notown, Stillwater * GREYMOUTH Alphabetical Directory 1866 - 1867 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... CANTERBURY ... COUNCIL SEAT - CHRISTCHURCH * AKAROA Electoral Roll for 1856-1857 * MacKENZIE Cemetery Database for Albury, Burkes Pass, Fairlie, Twizel * ASHBURTON Cemetery Database * CHRISTCHURCH cemetery database for Addington, Avonhead, Barbadoes St, Belfast, Bromley, Linwood, Memorial Park, Ruru, Sydenham, Waimairi, Woolston, Yaldhurst * WAIMAKARIRI Cemetery Database for Birch Hill, Cust-Mairaki, Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora * TIMARU Cemetery Database for Arundel, Geraldine, Pleasant Point, Pareora, Timaru, Temuka * SHIPS to Lyttelton from 1835 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... OTAGO ... COUNCIL SEAT - DUNEDIN * DUNEDIN Cemetery Database for Andersons Bay, Allanton, Broad Bay, East Taieri, Green Island, Green Park, Hindon, Macandrew Bay, Northern, Otokia, Port Chalmers, Portobello, Purakaunui, Southern, Waikouaiti, Waitati (Blueskin), West Taieri * CAVERSHAM Electoral Roll Database South Dunedin Electoral Rolls for: 1893, 1896, 1899, 1902, 1905, 1911, 1914, 1919, 1922, 1925, 1928, 1931, 1935, 1938 * QUEENSTOWN Cemetery Database for Arrowtown, Cardrona, Frankton, Glenorchy, Kingston, Makarora, Queenstown, Skippers Point and Wanaka * MANUHERIKIA Roll of Electors 1865 - 1866 * SHIPS to Port Chalmers from 1835 * DUNEDIN ELECTORAL ROLLS 1893 - 1938 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... SOUTHLAND ... southernmost city in the Commonwealth of Nations COUNCIL SEAT - INVERCARGILL * SOUTHLAND Cemetery Database for Athol, Balfour, Braggs Bay, Calcium, Centre Hill, Clifden,Colac Bay, Dipton, Eastern Bush, Edendale, Forest Hill, Forest Hill (Cameron), Fortrsoe (New), Fortrose (Old), Garston, Halfmoon Bay, Hedgehope, Horseshoe Bay, Jamestown, Lumsden, Lynwood, Mokoreta, Nokomai (Southern), Oraka, Orepuki, Otautau (New), Otautau (Old), Quarry Hills, Riversdale, Riverton (New), Ruapuke, Ruapuke (Te Kiri Kiri), Ryal Bush, Stewart Island (Lee Bay), Stewart Island (Lonnekers), Stewart Island (Ringaringa), Stewart Island (Ulva Island), Tararua Acre, The Neck, Tokanui, Tuatapere, Waikaia, Waikaia Old Chinese, Waikawa, Wairio (Nightcaps), Wakapatu, Wallacetown (New), Wallacetown (Old), Winton (East), Winton (Old), Woodlands, Wreys Bush, Wyndham * INVERCARGILL Cemetery Database for Bluff, Eastern Cemetery, Green Point, St James, Southland * Gore Branch NZ Society of Genealogists * GORE Cemetery Database for Charlton, Gore, Mataura, Otaraia, Pukerau, Waikaka * SHIPS to Bluff from 1863