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


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)