More links and websites
The Auckland War Memorial Museum’s site has information on Auckland’s environment, history and culture.
The official visitor information website for Christchurch and Canterbury contains details of current events and activities, along with travel and accommodation information.
The Dunedin City Council’s website includes extensive information, both contemporary and historical, for residents and visitors.
This project assesses and reports on the quality of life in 12 New Zealand cities, every two years.
The Tauranga City Council website has news and events, and links to other Tauranga sites.
An introduction to Wellington, including maps, news, photos and publications.
More suggestions and sources
Cookson, John, and Graeme Dunstall, eds. Southern capital: Christchurch: towards a city biography, 1850–2000. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 2000.
Hamer, David, and Roberta Nicholls, eds. The making of Wellington, 1800–1914. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1990.
Le Heron, Richard, and Eric Pawson, eds. Changing places: New Zealand in the nineties. Auckland: Longman Paul, 1996.
Schrader, Ben. We call it home: a history of New Zealand state housing. Auckland: Reed, 2005.
Stone, R. C. J. From Tāmaki-makau-rau to Auckland. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2001.
Thorns, David C. Fragmenting societies: a comparative analysis of regional and urban development. London: Routledge, 1992.