27 February 2012

New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

While my dad was doing research on Kings of Samoa he came across this site The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre. This 1,400 text collection is a part of Victoria University of Wellington Library through their projects of teaching, learning and research, it will continue to grow.

You can search by Author, Projects, Works and Subjects. You can access each collection by clicking on them. Or you can just type a few words in the Search box.
Author
Projects 
Works
Subjects: The Subject collection is listed below its words.

This is the book my Dad was searching for...
MAORI-POLYNESIAN COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY
SAMOAN GENEALOGY GENEALOGY OF THE KINGS OF SAMOA
Author: Edward Tregear
Publication details: Lyon and Blair, 1891, Wellington

My dad loved this book. He found his family lines he was looking for. Check out the book.
Their are many more texts to look at. So, put in your searches. Comment on your findings. I’d love to hear them.
Tofa Soifua

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