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From: Chris Farrington <>
Subject: [nz] Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:20:54 +1300
>From the website
"AtoJs Online contains a collection of digitised volumes of the Appendices
to the Journals of the House of Representatives. The collection currently
covers the years 1861 to 1906. There are some volumes from this period that
have yet to be added to the collection."
"The Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHR),
sometimes known as "the A to Js", are a collection of government-related
reports published every year from 1858. The reports cover many subjects,
documenting the work of government departments and a wide range of other
activities carried out by, or of interest to, the government of the day.
The AJHR is one of the most valuable tools for understanding how New
Zealand has developed from its earliest colonial beginnings to the present.
It provides a wealth of information for researchers working across many
"There are two main ways to find information in AtoJs Online: searching and
browsing. Searching lets you enter a query term and retrieves reports that
contain that term. Browsing lets you look at all the reports, starting with
a session, a volume or a section. All the reports on the site can be
searched and browsed."
I have found some interesting titbits of information regarding several
family members including how many sheep they had in 1903, reports to
military superiors regarding roadbuilding and fighting "rebels".
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