References

The following sources were used to compile Nation Dates. Where possible, we used the official Ministry of Culture and Heritage source; a resource that documents many significant events in New Zealand’s history. Acts of Parliament, both past and present, have not been recorded in these references but are publicly accessible at http://www.legislation.govt.nz. All political party genealogies have been confirmed directly by the party through personal communication.

# Te Ara – The encyclopedia of New Zealand references, see note at bottom of the table.

References

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Te ara – The encyclopedia of New Zealand references

Where a reference is to Te ara – The encyclopedia of New Zealand, the Institute’s style of citing is used in column one. In column three, the Institute’s style of referencing appears first followed with the citation recommended by Te ara – The encyclopedia of New Zealand. When the full name of the author is not stated on a page, the Institute has cited McLintock as recommended on Te ara’s website. An outline of this is below.

Option 1: When the full name of the author is known

Citation (column one): (Author’s name in full, Date updated)

Reference (column three):

(Author’s name in full). (Date updated). (Subject – Title of page). In Te ara – The encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved (Month Day), (Year) from http://www.teara.govt.nz (etc)

(Author). ‘(Title)’, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated (Date) URL: http://www.teara.govt.nz (etc)

Option 2: When the author’s name is not stated

Citation (column one): (McLintock, Date updated)

Reference (column three):

‘(Title)’ from An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock, originally published in 1966. Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated (Date) URL: http://www.teara.govt.nz (etc)