Open main menu
New Zealand Wiki Topics
New Zealand Flag.jpg
Beginning Research
Record Types
New Zealand Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

Anglican Records

Baha'i Records

The Baháʼí Faith has history in New Zealand dating back to 1845 but didn't gain significant growth until the early 1900's. At one point it was even considered a mainstream religion.[1]

Buddhist Records

Buddhism is New Zealand's fourth largest religion. [2]

Catholic Records

Hindu Records

The second-most popular religion in New Zealand is Hinduism, claiming 2.6% of the total population.[3]

Islamic Records

Islam began to take root in New Zealand in the early 1900's and has grown over the years through the immigration of Muslim refugees from various war-torn countries around the world to now claim approximately 1.3% of the population. [4]

Jewish Records

  • For more information about how to obtain records for Jewish denominations, visit this page: Jewish Records

Māori Records

The Māori religion could be considered a dying religion in New Zeland with less than 3,700 practicing believers left within the country. [5]

Protestant Records

Sikhs Records

Sikhism appears in New Zealand around the 1880's and is currently the fastest-growing faith in New Zealand with 0.88% of the population currently practicing this faith. [6]