New Zealand Top Sites for Reference


    A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License).

    Yahoo! Answers

    Ask questions and get answers from other people in the community.

    Quora Market Research

    Quora is your best source for knowledge. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web.

    1-Click Answers

    This free reference tool from can look up quick answers in a range of authoritative sources, while you're working with any application.


    wikiHow is a wiki based collaboration to build the world’s largest, highest quality how to manual. Our multilingual how to manual has free step-by-step instructions on how to do all types of things.

    Online version of Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, 3rd edition.

    The Internet Archive

    Nonprofit organisation established to preserve Web sites by taking regular "snapshots". The Wayback Machine provides links to older versions of a webpage. There are special collections, for example on Web pioneers.

    Wises Maps

    Publishes New Zealand street maps, fold-out maps, atlas, and tourist maps, as well as a world map. Online maps for planning travel routes, finding locations, getting driving directions.

    National Library of New Zealand

    Site displays information referring to the library's services, collections, and online catalogues. Located in Wellington, New Zealand.


    Wikimedia is a global movement whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world. - a free online encyclopedia and information reference. Research articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica.

    The world's most popular dictionary and thesaurus with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, word origins, quotes, audio pronunciations, example sentences and Word of the Day! Look up the meaning of words, slang, phrases, idioms, and abbreviations in o

    Urban Dictionary

    A veritable cornucopia of streetwise lingo, posted and defined by its readers.


    Members share their favorite recommendations - everything from the latest restaurants and shops, to the best hair salons and spas, to doctors and yoga instructors.

    Maori Dictionary

    Online version of Te Aka Maori-English, English-Maori dictionary and searchable index.

    The Free Dictionary

    English, Medical, Legal, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one!


    An information source for scientific, technical, and medical research. Subscription required for some sections.


    Dictionary containing English to/from Spanish, French, German, and Italian, and a language forum.

    Nokia'nın yer bulma ve harita servisi.

    The dictionary you can understand featuring definitions that actually make sense with example use cases for the most popular words. Be confident in your use of words! YourDictionary features original definitions with example use cases; definitions from th

    Wellington City Libraries

    Our Virtual Branch in Wellington. Access the catalogue, find out who and where we are, our services, facilities, collections and resources.


    Collaborative project for creating a free lexical database in every language, complete with meanings, etymologies, and pronunciations.


    Publisher of American English dictionaries and reference sources.

    Two-way lookup with over 630,000 keywords. User contributions are encouraged. Includes user recorded voices, vocabulary trainer and translation forum.

    Real-time ships positions worldwide. Watch vessels arrivals and departures at ports and get notifications. Full details of merchant vessels and historical itineraries


    Ein Service der LEO GmbH: Kostenlose Online-Wörterbücher/Foren/Trainer für Deutsch-Englisch/Französisch/Spanisch/Italienisch/Chinesisch/Russisch

    Stella Stocks General Manager AA Technical Services New Zealand Automobile Association M. +64 21 772 242 E. [email protected] ... Simon Lambourne Communications Manager New Zealand Automobile Association M. +64 21 659 029 E. [email protected] Th

    Oxford Dictionaries

    Dictionary by Oxford University Press. Answers questions on English grammar, spelling, and usage. Basic dictionary is free, premium content with subscription.


    The Free Wiki World Map – An openly licensed map of the world being created by volunteers using local knowledge, GPS tracks and donated sources. Includes an interactive map and details of how to get involved.

    Auckland Museum

    Features collections of natural, social, military history and culture related to New Zealand and the South Pacific. Includes upcoming events, memberships, volunteerism, hours, admission rates, and directions.


    BrainyQuote is the world's largest quotation site. We educate and entertain audiences of all ages with family-friendly quotations from history's most prominent figures through to today's newsmakers - famous celebrities, athletes, politicians, authors, and

    Cambridge Dictionary

    Free online dictionary from Cambridge University Press.

    Serials Solutions - Home

    Serials Solutions provides a complete and integrated family of e-resource access and mangement services that help realize the true depth, richness, and value of electronic collections.

    The Crossword Solver

    Collection of crossword solving tools and crossword thesaurus to help fill in the blanks in crossword puzzles.


    Lawyers, Doctors, Mechanics, Veterinarians, Accountants and other Experts answer user-submitted questions for an agreed upon fee.


    Online rhyming dictionary and thesaurus.

    Behind the Name

    The meaning and history of first names.


    Translation, dictionary, conjugation, grammar for English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew, Polish, Dutch ...

    Collins Dictionaries. English, French, German, Spanish. Comprehensive Dictionaries, Always Free Online.