Video Tutorials

Video Tutorial

Our video tutorials are being redone to reflect the changes in our website and search engines.
Your patience while this is being done is most appreciated.
Please note that the links on the right go to the old tutorials and should not be followed.

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New Zealand Index

This is the first of our databases where you can learn to do simple searches, more complex searches, searching with syntax and an understanding of the collections of indexes within New Zealand Index.



An introduction to this comprehensive full text database of New Zealand Newspapers, Magazines, and Newswires.

Maori Land Court Minute Books Index (MLCMBI)

An introduction to MLCMBI and some search examples.

The Knowledge Basket – Pacific Islands

We also have Video Tutorials on our Pacific Islands website showing you sample searches on Niustext. Go to one of the Knowledge Basket’s Pacific Islands websites e.g. and click on Support. Click on the link for “Video Tutorials” and choose one of the tutorials available.