Contacts & Membership

Membership

New members are always welcome at the Canterbury History Foundation.  Contact the Secretary on 03-355-7402 or write to PO Box 36766 Christchurch for more information. Annual subscription is $50. Life membership $500.


Useful Contacts

Send links to: geoff.rice@canterbury.ac.nz

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Local

Christchurch Civic Trust, PO Box 1927, Christchurch

Christchurch Vintage Home Restorers' Group, c- Mayo Orthuys, ph (03) 326-5494

Cotter Medical History Trust, co CEO's Office, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch

Diamond Harbour & Districts Historical Association Inc, PO Box 28, Diamond Harbour

Friends of Ferrymead Fraternity, c- Phillip Cooke, email philonil@xtra.co.nz Promotes the aims of Ferrymead Heritage Park, and staffs properties at weekends.

Friends of the Botanic Gardens, c- Ruby Coleman, ph (03) 355-8811. To help promote, support, and develop the Botanic Gardens

Friends of the Ngaio Marsh House, c- Eve Harding, ph (03) 332-2567.

Friends of the Nurses' Memorial Chapel, PO Box 33-357, Christchurch    cheryljenkins@solutionsandservices.co.nz 

Friends of the Rose Chapel, PO Box 24-025, Christchurch

Friends of the Theatre Royal, c- Lorelei Le Beau, ph (03) 980-4356

Merivale Precinct Society, c- Gina Williamson, email gems@ihug.co.nz Concerned with issues affecting Merivale, including protection of heritage buildings.

Methodist Church Archives: http://Methodist.org.nz

New Zealand Family History Society, PO Box 13301, Christchurch

NZ History Teacher's Association: http://www.nzhta.org.nz

Papanui Heritage Group, c- Lorna Garden, ph (03) 352-9864

Styx History Group, c- Dennis Hills, email Dennis.Hills@xtra.co.nz

Sumner-Redcliffs Historical Society, c- Mrs M O Rule, ph (03) 384-1159

Sydenham Heritage Trust, c- Jennie Hamilton, ph (03) 980-3254; email jhamilton@paradise.net.nz. Supporting ongoing preservation of the Sydenham Methodist Church.

University History: http://www.universityhistory.org

CANTERBURY REGION

Akaroa Civic Trust www.historicakaroa.co.nz/civitrust.asp

Ashburton Aviation Museum Society, ph (03) 308-3262

Ashburton Heritage Week Trust, c- V. Barrett, ph (03) 302-8156

Ashburton Museum and Historical Society, PO Box 573, Ashburton

Ashburton Railway and Preservation Society, ph (03) 308-9600

Asbburton Vintage Home Restorers' Group, c- Mrs N Davidson, ph (03) 308-0038

Barrhill-Corwar Lodge Preservation Society, ph (03) 302-1833

Burke's PassHeritage Trust www.burkespass.kiwiwebhost.co.nz/burkespass Preserving St Patrick's Church

Cust and Districts Historical Records Society Inc., PO Box 110, Cust, or email ingleside@clear.net.co Adminsters Cust Museum.

Diamond Harbour and Districts Historical Association, c- Margaret Scott, email mallan@caverock.net.nz

Dunsandel Historic Society, c- June Happer, ph (03) 325-4152. Maintains a mini-museum in the Old Church, State Highway 1.

Ellesmere Historical Society, c- Roger Gilbert, email rfg@ihug.co.nz

Geraldine Historical Society, c- Mrs M A Wormer, ph (03) 693-9182. Administers local museum.

Glentunnel Historical Society, c- Tony Airs, PO Box 23, RD1, Coalgate 7673, glentunnelmuseum@gmail.com   ph (03) 318-2423

Godley Head Heritage Trust, c- Lynne Lochhead, email l.lochhead@ext.canterbury.ac.nz

Governor's Bay Heritage Trust, PO Box 228, Lyttelton

Homebush Historical Society, c- Louise Deans, email louisedeans@paradise.net.nz

Hororata Historical Society, c- Rosemary Dennis, email rosemary.gordon@xtra.co.nz. Looks after Cotons Cottage

Kaiapoi District Historical Society, c- Sue McKenzie, ph (03) 359-5165. Administers the Kaiapoi Museum

Kowai Archives, c- Avis Wilson, ph (03) 313-3220. Kowai County Council building, Balcairn

Lincoln and Districts Historical Society, c- Margaret Morrish, email finchleigh@xtra.co.nz Looks after the Liffey Cottage and Pioneer Hall

Methven Historical Society, c- Mrs M Martin, ph (03) 302-4615

Mid-Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club, ph (03) 308-4254

Norwich Quay Historic Precinct Society, c- Jenny Betts, ph (03) 326-6801. Aims to improve the environment of Norwich Quay and promote the maritime heritage of Lyttelton

Pleasant Point Railway and Historical Society, c- Marian Blanchard, email ba.mc.blanchard@xtra.co.nz

Prebbleton Historical Society, c- Daphne McAven, email mcavend@ihug.co,nz

Project Port Lyttelton, c- Wendy Everingham, email ever@paradise.co.nz. A Main Street Project devoted to the preservation, promotion and enhancement of Lyttelton and the surrounding area.

Rangiora and Districts Early Records Society, c- Mrs P M Mackintosh, email mackintosh.wrm@xtra.co.nz. Runs a small local museum.

Selwyn District Historical Society, c- Colin Watson, email sandyknolls@xtra.co.nz

Springburn Historical and Geological Centre Society, c- Mr W Jowett, ph (03) 303-0853

St Mary's Restoration Trust, Anglican Centre, 24 Church Street, Timaru

Stoddart Cottage Trust, c- Diane Hosted, email dhosted@ineti.net.nz Aims to restore and preserve the birthplace of artist Margaret Stoddart at Diamond Harbour.

Temuka and Districts Historical Society, c- ph (03) 615-7890. Administers local museum.

Timaru Civic Trust, c- Gwynwth Sides, ph (03) 684-3743

Timaru Historic Society, c- Jeff Elston, ph (03) 684-6704

Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society, PO Box 19-659, Christchurch 8030. Operates the historic tug; harbour cruises and charters.

Waimate Historical Society, c- email wtemus@xtra.co.nz. Administers local museum

Waipara County Historical Society, c- Bob McIlraith, ph (03) 314-4088. Administers local museum in Hawarden.

National

Alexander Turnbull Library, PO Box 12349, Wellington.

Antarctic Aviation Preservation Society, www.warbirdsite.com/aaps.html Dedicated to the recovery and display of items of Antarctic aviation history

National Archives www.archives.govt.nz

New Zealand Historic Places Trust www.historic.org.nz

eventfinder.co.nz: Lists a range of cultural, artistic and heritage events occuring throughout New Zealand.

New Zealand Society of Genealogists www.genealogy.org.nz

Professional Historians' Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa (PHANZA). Promotes the research, recording and preservation of history by qualified historians. www.phanza.org.nz