Research our Museum Archives which holds information on people, places, shipping and ship building, sporting events, businesses, and churches relating to Warkworth and the outlying districts. There are books and many photographs relating to the past as well as an extensive collection of family histories and social histories, school records, church and cemetery records.
See our Collections Policy
REQUEST FOR RESEARCH
Request for Research
Requests for research to be undertaken by Archivists are welcome. If you would like to some research done for you please send details of your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond with details of where we may be able to help along with our research costs.
We welcome postal, email or telephone enquiries
If you would like to visit the Archives to do research, please contact the Manager/Curator to make an appointment, so that one of our archivists can be available to help you. The times for visits are 10.30am – 2.30pm on Wednesdays. If Wednesday is not suitable, please make arrangements with the Manager/Curator for another more suitable time. There will be a charge for assisted research, please inquire with the Manager.
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.