New Zealand Law Society - Databases


Westlaw NZ requires a login and password.
These should be on a sign by each NZLS computer, and/or in a text document on the computer desktop.
Contact the Library if you have any issues.

The New Zealand Law Society Library provides legal practitioners with a comprehensive collection of subscription databases, providing in-depth information on all areas of New Zealand law, along with a substantial collection of legal information for Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Library catalogue

Our apologies for the ongoing issues with our catalogue. This should be rectified by an upgrade over the weekend of 9-10 March. Please contact the library team for further assistance.


By publisher

  • Westlaw NZ - Thomson Reuters
  • Lexis Advance - LexisNexis
  • CCH iKnowConnect - Wolters Kluwer
  • ICLR - Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
  • NZLII - New Zealand Legal Information Institute
  • Bestcase - WestlawNext Canada (available in the Auckland, Canterbury, Otago and Wellington HC libraries)
  • HeinOnline - access more than 3,000 scholarly journals (available in the Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington HC libraries)
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