Samoan land records at Archives New Zealand
- Date: Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
12:10pm to 1:00pm
Free. Booking is not required.
Programme Rooms, Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
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Records from Samoa's colonial period
Interested in Samoan Land information from the 1850s until the 1920s? Archives New Zealand holds records from this period that may interest you. Let Jared Davidson guide you on how to use these records.
Land, inheritance, court and other records
The records include land, inheritance, court and other records from the:
- German administration
- First World War British Military Occupation period, and
- early New Zealand colonial period.
These records provide valuable evidence of the administration of land, chiefly titles, court cases and similar matters.
Find out how to use these records
We know that researching these records can be a slow and difficult process. Come and find out how to make the most of this information from the expert.
Archives’ holdings are far from complete. They hold only a part of the surviving early 20th century government documents. Maybe the records they hold have the piece of the puzzle you are missing?
About the speaker
Jared Davidson is an archivist with the Research Services team at the Wellington office of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga. This talk is in support of Samoan Language Week.