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    Search across a wide range of reference resources such as
    encyclopedias, dictionaries and atlases.

  • Credo finds overviews and summaries and is useful when you are unfamiliar with a topic.
  • Often contains multiple entries on a topic (unlike Wikipedia). This allows you to gain a rounded understanding of your topic.

 

Biography
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Biography in Context

Conversion
ConvertIt.com
OnlineConversion.com
The Universal Currency Converter

Countries
The World Fact Book (CIA)

Dictionaries
OneLook Dictionary Search
Ngata English-Māori Dictionary
Māori Dictionary
A Dictionary of the Māori Language (Wliliams)
AcronymFinder

Digital Libraries
DigitalNZ (New Zealand content including posters, newspapers, artwork, research papers)

Directories
NZ Yellow Pages
NZ White Pages
Telephone Directories on the Web (Worldwide)
NZ Post Postcode Finder
Finda Business Directory (NZ)
Govt.nz (New Zealand government information and services)
localcouncils.govt.nz (New Zealand local government)

Encyclopaedias
Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Legislation
New Zealand Legislation
New Zealand Acts as Enacted (Historical)
Bills Digests (NZ)