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Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 9 Mar 2012 12:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Foley
Hi. Does anyone know where I can look up passanger lists for arrivals to New Zealand? I'm trying to find out when my ancestor Edmond Foley came to NZ as I don't have any info on where he was born etc so thought this might help. He was probably born in either England or Ireland around 1850. He is listed in NZ electrol rolls as a settler so I know he wasn't born in NZ. I just don't know where to sorce passanger lists for NZ.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 2 Apr 2012 5:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
There are a number of sites in New Zealand where you should be able to access information about arrivals into New Zealand. e archives.govt.nz is a good place to start. It is a real minefield as you will be aware. You might need to pay for the inforamtion like a lot of the sites are charging these days. I myself am trying to find what ship my grandfather came on to NZ in 1895, it is like a needle in a haystack.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 2 Apr 2012 8:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thanks heaps. I'll check that site out. Had no idea about it.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 2 Apr 2012 9:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi again
Also the site TradeMe in NZ has a very good community notice board but you need to join the site to access the board. It doesn't cost anything to join the site. There is a genealogy link on the board and the people are very helpful there, they helped me to find a lot about my line I am researching.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 2 Apr 2012 8:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Awesome. I am a member on trademe but didn't know about that message board. I'll check it out.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 21 May 2012 12:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Passenger Lists to NZ are scanned and indexed from 1855 on FamilySearch.org. Exceptions are those getting a free passage as shareholder in company bringing emigrants.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 27 Jun 2012 5:04AM GMT
Classification: Query
Have you tried Passenger Lists to New Zealand.freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
which will give you a long list of possible sites to try. I have found Auckland City Library-Passenger Lists very useful.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 27 Jun 2012 10:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
thank you. no i haven't tried that but I will now.

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 9 Aug 2012 6:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi, I too am trying to track my grandfather .I know that he traveled on the moldavia,a p and o orient ship that did the australia run,but also docked in auckland.you might like to try the passenger lists and other p and o ships.my grand father was harry clarke a lumber jack.
joyce marles,england

Re: Passanger lists to New Zealand

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 12:46AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi thanks Joyce, I will look into the P and O ships. I haven't done that before and haven't had any luck. Thanks for the tip.
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