Newztext contains the full text of key New Zealand news and business publications.
Newztext is both a research tool and a long-term archive and is updated daily.
Newztext is produced by The Knowledge Basket utilising contributions from numerous publishers.

New Zealand Index


A combined database of NZ Science, Newzindex, Index New Zealand, INZART, Index Auckland, Newspaper Index, NZ National Bibliography, several regional news indexes and the NZ Woman’s Weekly Index is now available. Over 5 million records are available for searching over historical and current collections of indexed abstracts to business, art, literature, scientific and news information. The New Zealand Index database collections are searchable by direct subscription.

New Zealand Science

(supplier only)

The NZ Science database is a subset of the New Zealand Index database that The Knowledge Basket has made available for the benefit of the suppliers of this valuable resource.




LegislationNZ combines New Zealand legislation (Acts and Regulations, SOPs to 2007) and Hansard. Subscribers can search, browse and download from these collections.
For current New Zealand legislation and for changes later than 2007, go to the New Zealand Legislation website, maintained and updated by the Parliamentary Counsel Office at

Maori Land Court Minute Books Index


The Maori Land Court Minute Books Index provides quick and easy access to over 1100 hand written minute books recorded between 1865 and 1910, from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Maori Land Court Districts. The Maori Land Court Minute Books Index (MLCMBI) was created by the University of Auckland Library and is hosted exclusively by The Knowledge Basket.

PINI (Niustext)


The full text Pacific Islands News & Information database is an active archive of newspapers, news feeds and journals specific to the Pacific Islands. This unique resource is updated daily.


(free to search)

The listserv collection is a group of library listservs collected and hosted by The Knowledge Basket as a complimentary service to New Zealand librarians.


(free to search)

A collection of rare publications, theses and bibliography on Maori history and lore.
The Taonga collection is provided as a complimentary service by The Knowledge Basket.