Reference

Biography

Sites

* Biography in Context
Biographical information on more than one million people.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* BBC Famous People Timeline
Explore the lives of famous people using an interactive timeline.
* Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
This website contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country. It does not include people who are alive so you will not find people like John Key or Dan Carter, but you will find people like George Nepia or Michael Joseph Savage. The information on this site is the online version of the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
* Interviews with NZ Children's Authors
Favourite foods, embarrassing moments, nicknames, and more!
* Inventors and Inventions
Find out about inventors and their inventions in these Christchurch City Libraries' fact files.
* World-changing New Zealanders
More than 40 short biographies of New Zealander achievers. From NZEdge.com