The inventory of historical documents is being added to constantly now that it is recognised that the Museum is able to take care of these valuable items.
SEARCHING FOR SOMEBODY OR SOMETHING?
Our Archives and Research room may hold the answers to your questions. These are among our most popular sources.
Hundreds of references to subjects and districts.
School histories. Indexed admission registers for Ahuroa No 1&2, Big Omaha, Dacres’s Claim, Dome Valley, Glorit, Huhue, Kaipara Flats, Komokoriki No 1&2, Kourawhero, Little Omaha,Mahurangi Heads East,
Heads West, Matakana Lower, Matakana Upper, Mangakura, Mullet Point, Pakiri, Pohuehue, Tauhoa & Mangakura, Ti Point, Woodcocks, Warkworth.
We hold a collection of ‘The Auckland Weekly News’ dating from the 1890’s
Many folders of newspaper cuttings on local topics.
Church and Cemetery Records
Church histories and records of most local cemeteries.
A large folder of local Maori history.
Journals and Diaries. Hundreds of local publications including family and district histories.
Survey maps showing original lot numbers. Many district maps.
See our Collections Policy
Requests for research to be undertaken by our volunteer archivists are welcome. Our price list can be found here Archive Charges
If you would like to some research done for you please download and complete our research form from here Research Form
otherwise send details of your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We also welcome postal, email or telephone enquiries.
On receiving your research request our volunteer archivists will undergo an initial check of our catalogue to identify whether we hold any items which may be of relevance or interest to you. They will also be able to provide you with an estimated cost to undertake any detailed research and any relevant copying you may require. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to visit the archives to undertake the research yourself.
Our archives is open to visits between 10.30am – 2.00pm on Wednesdays.
If a Wednesday is not suitable, please contact the Museum Manager. There will be a charge for assisted research.