1835 to 1910
AUCKLAND BAY OF ISLANDS BLUFF LYTTELTON NAPIER NELSON NEW PLYMOUTH PICTON PORT CHALMERS TAURANGA TIMARU WANGANUI WELLINGTON
Here is a link to an image which shows the approximate route the immigrant vessels took to and from New Zealand.
There is also a page on Wikipedia on the clipper routes between the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
If you know the name of the Ship or a Person you are looking for, use the Search Engine below. It will make for quicker access to the information.
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PLEASE NOTE!! I DO NOT have any information on passengers who came to New Zealand in these or other ships, or any further information beyond what is contained in this database.
various links and suggested resources which I have included below. Thankyou.
Ports which have been Re-named :-
in New Zealand, is now known as the Port of Napier.
Christiania in Norway, is now known as Oslo.
Invercargill - NZ - ships use to call at New River.
Lambton Harbour, Wellington NZ, is now Port Nicholson, Wellington, NZ.
Queenstown in County Cork, Ireland is now known as Cobh (pronounced 'Cove'). It was originally know as Cove, but was changed to Queenstown in 1850 to commemerate a visit by Queen Victoria. It remained as Queenstown until 1920, when it was renamed Cobh with the founding of the Irish Free State.
Victoria Harbour or Port Cooper in New Zealand, is now known as Lyttelton Harbour.
Shipping and Passenger
from New Zealand
New Zealand Bound - a must see by Olwyn Whitehouse.
Our Stuff - More than 1000 Passenger Lists compiled by Denise and Peter.
Find My Past - Passenger Lists. This is a commercial subscription website.
Passenger Arrivals at Port Chalmers 1848 to 1851
First Four Ships to Lyttelton. The First Four Ships carried the Canterbury Association’s first settlers to Christchurch.
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Ships Logs, Journals, Pictures and Passenger Lists to Australia and New Zealand - complied by Lenore Frost
Ships and Passenger Lists - Links to Ships, Passenger Lists and Immigration/Emigration.
"ShipSearch" - a 'surname' search of passenger lists on the Internet.
Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters - this web site also includes a large number of passenger lists of ships which sailed from Australian ports.
New Zealand Shipping Company
"The Voyage Out" - 'The voyage out', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973. Images and index of the ship passenger lists from Archives New Zealand on Family Search.
Yesteryears - Immigrant ships to New Zealand.
Passenger Lists to New Zealand
Immigrant Ships to New Zealand - on Wikitree
I wish to acknowledge the following sources from which some details were obtained:
"White Wings", Vol. 1 & 2, by Sir Henry Brett. The Brett Printing
Co. Auckland, 1924 and 1928. Lists of the ships mentioned in the two
volumes. "White Wings"
Vol 1, can be viewed here
Vol 2, can be viewed here.
2. "Graham Jaunay" Ancestral & Local History Research - 19th century shipping & migration to South Australia for family history research.
3. "Shaw Savill & Co. Fleet List " web site.
4. "Settlement By Sail" - 19th Century Immigration to New Zealand. Text and original paintings by Gainor W
5. "Shipping to New Zealand" - 1839 to 1889. This is a card index compiled by the Rev. William Charles Comber. See sample of cards on microfiche.
These pages may be freely linked to but not copied in any way without my written consent.
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