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About PECK of Taita
* As this site grows, it is obvious that not all these people are on my direct line, but they are definitely all connected somewhere. An example: I do not know my son-in-laws ancestors but his children (my grandchildren), may one day want to know who they were and ancestors of those people will want to know etc etc. Therefore, Samuel Peck of Taita is now the central 'character' from which all branches have extended.

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 


- 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

 - NZ people - geography & geology - plants & animals - history

 - 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

 - search for Soldiers who served in the Wars 

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 Murray Lynn's fantastic cemetery list. It contains all known and unknown, NZ cemeteries, the co-ordinates and much more. Also many overseas cemeteries 
NOTE - 2013 ..  It was regrettably announced that Murray Patrick Lynn (1950-2013), the creator, author and administrator of KiwiCelts, passed away on 14 Nov 2013.  I had the pleasure to help contribute, discuss and compare cemeteries and burials with Murray over the years, especially those on remote, private properties. There are no other online sites that came close to his work. 
update I believe his links no longer open but so thankful for the foresight in copying and storing his extensive list of cemeteries & urapa, before his sites closed (of course not updated since 2013)

 - 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

The WILSON COLLECTION - records from many and varied sources to assist with your research: Early Settlers (Census, Burgess rolls), Burial/Cremation Records (150 years), WWI Nominal rolls, Reserves, Defaulters, Electoral Rolls (from 1881), Marriage Records (1841-1956) & Smaller Specialty Records

Births, Deaths & Marriages Online - This site allows you to search and  order historical records without being issued a govt ID 

 - 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

~ northernmost city in New Zealand 
* 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

* SHIPS to Bay of Islands from 1835  

List of cemeteries in the Northland districts on Find A Grave

... AUCKLAND ... 
 largest and most populous urban area with 31% of the country's population 
* 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 

* Burials WAIKARAKA 1890-1906

* 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

Find a burial in AUCKLAND areas other than those above
* AUCKLAND Burial Search, including Waikumete, largest cemetery in the southern hemisphere

List of cemeteries in the Auckland districts on Find A Grave 

... WAIKATO ... 
* Hamilton Branch NZ Society of Genealogists 

* HAMILTON Cemetery Database for Hamilton East, Hamilton West, Hamilton Park 

* WAIKATO Districts cemeteries of Alexandra Redoubt (Tuakau), Gordonton, Huntly (aka Kimihia cemetery), Jackson Street (Ngaruawahia), Maramarua, Mercer, Ngaruawahia, Okete (Raglan), Onewhero (Kaipo Flats Road), Orini (near Orini Hall), Pokeno, Pokeno Old Soldiers, Raglan, Rangiriri, Rangiriri Old, Taupiri (on Gordonton road), Te Mata (corner Tepapatapu & Kawhia roads), Tuakau, Waerenga, Waiterimu/Matahuru, Whatawhata

* Taupiri Cemetery, Gordonton Road at Find a Grave
* Mount Taupiri Urupa, Mount Taupiri at Find a Grave

* THAMES Cemetery Database for Buffalo, Christ Church (Anglican), Colville,  Mercury Bay, Omahu, Shortland, Tairua, Tararu, Totara Memorial Park, Whangamata  

* HAURAKI 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 may be required to search this cemetery 

* SOUTH WAIKATO cemetery database for Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau 

* WAITOMO Districts Cemeteries, Te Kuiti (Old and New), Mokau, Piopio, Aria, Te Waitere


* CAMBRIDGE Cemetery Database for Hautapu, Kihikihi, Leamington, Ohaupo, 
Alexandria (Pirongia), Paterangi Puahue, Pukeatua, Pukerimu, Tamahere, Te Awamutu

 - 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) 

List of cemeteries in the Waikato districts on Find A Grave

* 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 
- database does not include information for the Mission Cemetery or Maori Burial Grounds 

* SHIPS to Tauranga 1881 

List of cemeteries in the Bay Of Plenty districts on Find A Grave

... GISBORNE ...
* GISBORNE Cemetery database for Makaraka, Matahiia, Ormond, Motu, 
Patutahi, Ruatoria, Rakauroa, Taruheru, Te Araroa, Te Puia, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay  
* TOLAGA BAY Cemetery List

List of cemeteries in the Gisborne districts on Find A Grave

... HAWKES BAY ...


* NAPIER Cemetery Database for Taupo, Turangi and Mangakino

* OLD NAPIER Cemetery Records 1857-1870

* WAIROA administers cemeteries for Frasertown, Morere, Nuhaka, Ruakaturi, 

* 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

List of cemeteries in the Hawke's Bay districts on Find A Grave

... TARANAKI ...

* STRATFORD Cemetery Database for Kopuatama (Main Stratford Cemetery), Midhurst New, Midhurst Old, Pioneer, Tahora, Waipuku, Whangamomona 

* 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

List of cemeteries in the  Taranaki districts on Find A Grave


* PALMERSTON NORTH Cemetery Database for Ashhurst, Kelvin Grove, Terrace 

* 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

 'RESIDENTS' of Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville
* Surnames  in Alphabetical Order  
* Burials by Plot Number
* The Infants & Toddlers

All the 'RESIDENTS' of the
* FEILDING Cemetery Database for Feilding, Halcombe, Kimbolton, Pohangina, Rangiwahia, Rongotea, Sandon, Waituna West

* HOROWHENUA Cemetery Database for Foxton, Koputaroa, Old Levin, Manakau, The Avenue and Shannon

* NORSEWOOD Cemetery Database (& Settlers' Genealogies Project)  
* WANGANUI Cemetery Database for Aramoho, Heads Road  

* SHIPS to Wanganui from 1835

List of cemeteries in the Manawatu-Whanganui districts on Find A Grave

New Zealand's Capital City 
* 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 . originally LINDEN CEMETERY  1867, closed 1978
. and on Find A Grave
* Christ Church TAITA Cemetery Database

* AKATARAWA Cemetery Database 
* HUTT CITY Cemetery Database for Aglionby, Boulcott Farm, Christ Church Taita, Church Yard Hutt, Gear Meat Works, Homedale Methodist, Knox Presbyterian, Korokoro cemetery, Lower Hutt near Primative Methodist, Owhiti Urupa Seaview, Pencarrow Lighthouse Grave, Primative Methodist, Sinclair cemetery Wainuiomata, Somes/Matiu Island, St James Churchyard, Taita Old Section, Te Puni Urupa, Wainuiomata, Waiwhetu Marae, Walter Road Lowry Bay, Wesleyan cemetery Bridge Street, Woodlands Farm Wainuiomata
* the ANZACs at FEATHERSTON cemetery

* MASTERTON Cemetery Database for Archer street & Riverside
* Masterton War Memorial, Find A Grave
* Ahi Pane Pane Urupa Te Ore Ore
* Akura Urupa, Kibblewhite Road
* Castlepoint cemetery, Find A Grave
* Mauriceville North, Find A Grave
* Tinui cemetery, Find A Grave
* Tinui cemetery .. very outdated (only to 1984), waiting years for them to send me their promised, updated list.
* TUHITARATA Family Cemetery
.. Angus McMaster was born in Strontian parish in Argyll in 1800. He came to NZ in 1840 on the ship 'Blenheim and was overseer on the road which was then being constructed between Wellington and the Hutt Valley. He married Mary McKenzie on 13 Dec 1842 at the Scotch Church in Wellington. In 1843-1844, after living at Evans Bay, which was known for a time as McMaster Bay, Angus took his family by foot over to the Wairarapa, cutting his way through the Rimutakas, an 11 day journey. They settled at Tuhitarata which is where Te Hiko Pīata Tama-i-hikoia, one of the leading Wairarapa chiefs (1840s-1880s) leased them some land. Te Hiko died 1 July 1881 (his wife in 1873), they are buried at Tuhitarata cemetery as are the McMaster family.
* Waipopo Urupa, Find A Grave

*  CARTERTON Cemetery Database,  Clareville 
.. Interactive Map & Database
* Hurunui o rangi, Gladstone, Find A Grave

* SOUTH WAIRARAPA,  no online database
* Ahi Tainga Urupa
* Featherston
* Greytown
* Martinborough
* Waihenga

*  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 
* 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)

List of cemeteries in the Wellington districts on Find A Grave

... TASMAN ... 

* 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 

List of cemeteries in the Tasman districts on FInd A Grave

... NELSON ... 

* NELSON CEMETERIES Database for Fairfield (Trafalgar street),  Hallowell (Shelbourne street), Marsden Valley, Seaview Road, Wakapuaka

* SHIPS to Nelson from 1835 

List of cemeteries in the Nelson districts on Find A Grave


* MARLBOROUGH cemetery Database for Blenheim, Fairhall, Havelock, Mahakipawa, Omaka, Picton, Seddon, Tuamarina, Ward 

List of cemeteries in the Marlborough districts on Find A Grave

... WEST COAST ...
* WESTPORT Cemetery Database for Addison Flat, Boatsman, Charleston, Inangahua, Karamea, Lyell, Mokihinui, Orowaiti, Reefton, Waimangaroa   

* WESTLAND Cemetery Database for Hokitika, Kumara,  Ross, Stafford 
* GREY Administered Cemeteries for Ahaura, Barrytown, Blackball, Cobden, Gladstone, Greenstone, Karoro, Mâori Gully, Ngahere, Notown, Stillwater 

List of cemeteries in the West Coast districts on Find A Grave


* AKAROA Electoral Roll for 1856-1857 

* MacKENZIE Cemetery Database for Albury, Burkes Pass, Fairlie, Twizel, Tekapo   

* ASHBURTON Cemetery Database for  Alford Forest, Ashburton, Barrhill,  Chertsey, Coldstream, Cracroft, St Patrick's Church (Dorie), Highbanks, Hind, Methven, Mt Somers, Rakaia, Ruapuna, Waterton, Westerfield,  Winderemere, Winslow

* CHRISTCHURCH cemetery database for  Addington, Avonhead, Barbadoes St, Belfast, Bromley, Linwood, Memorial Park, Ruru, Sydenham, Waimairi, Woolston, Yaldhurst

*  Kaikoura Cemetery, Scarborough St. Believe it or not, in this day & age (updated 2021), Kaikoura does not have an online cemetery search 
* Kaikoura At Find A Grave
* Kaikoura At  Billion Graves
* WAIMAKARIRI Cemetery Database for Birch Hill, Cust-Mairaki, Kaiapoi,  Oxford, Rangiora 

* TIMARU Cemetery Database for Arundel, Geraldine, Pleasant Point, Pareora, Timaru, Temuka 

* SHIPS to Timaru from 1835  

* SHIPS to Lyttelton from 1835  

List of cemeteries in the Canterbury districts on Find A Grave

... OTAGO ...

* 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 Albert Town, Arrowtown, Cardrona, Frankton, 
Glenorchy, Kingston, Makarora, Queenstown, Skippers Point and Wanaka 

* MANUHERIKIA Roll of Electors 1865 - 1866  

* SHIPS to Port Chalmers from 1835 


List of cemeteries in the Otago districts on Find A Grave 

southernmost city in the Commonwealth of Nations 

* 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 Island, 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, Invercargill, Mason Road Urupa, St Johns (Durham St), Southland Crematorium

* Gore Branch NZ Society of Genealogists 

* GORE Cemetery Database for Charlton, Gore, Mataura, Otaraia, Pukerau,  Waikaka 

* SHIPS to Bluff from 1863

List of cemeteries in the Southland districts on Find A Grave

... STEWART ISLAND (Rakiura)
Stewart Island, often NZ's forgotten Island,  is roughly triangular and situated 30km south of the South Island, only 4,000km north of Antarctica.  It was so named in honour of William Stewart, first mate on the sealer Pegasus, who charted, in 1809, what he named 'South Port', later renamed Port Pegasus after his ship. It is no longer a settlement. It has a total land area of 1,746 square kilometres. The permanent population is roughly 400, most of whom live in the settlement of Oban on the eastern side and depend on fishing and summer tourism, ferries connecting the settlement to Bluff. The island is exposed to persistent strong, westerly winds often reaching gale force, although, surprisingly, there are few temperature extremes. In Winter, it hovers around 10 °C and Summer stays around 16.5°C. However, the weather is unpredictable, changing instantly, bringing four seasons in one day. Regular heavy rains, (200-250 days a year, up to 3,000mm a year in the hills), create a foggy atmosphere, with lots of mud in the air, making waterproof clothing and boots compulsory for all visitors.

A Cemetery Search for the small number of people buried on Stewart Island can be done through this link. Or go to Find A Grave .. 
* Halfmoon Bay cemetery 
* Horseshoe Bay cemetery
* The Neck, five different burial areas on the small peninsular of the outer southern edge of Paterson Inlet. In times past people lived there in small wooden whares. Most burials are Maori or early foreign Whalers and Sealers who had married into local Maori families and lived on the Neck.
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