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.
Send links to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NZ Fine Prints: Affiliate http://www.prints.co.nz All purchases made directly through this link from the Canterbury History Foundation’s website raise funds for the Foundation. Through this website you can easily find and purchase at affordable prices all New Zealand art prints currently available. The banner image was kindly supplied by NZ Fine Prints.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Supporting ongoing preservation of the Sydenham Methodist Church.
University History: http://www.universityhistory.org
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 email@example.com Adminsters Cust Museum.
Diamond Harbour and Districts Historical Association, c- Margaret Scott, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org ph (03) 318-2423
Godley Head Heritage Trust, c- Lynne Lochhead, email email@example.com
Governor’s Bay Heritage Trust, PO Box 228, Lyttelton
Homebush Historical Society, c- Louise Deans, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hororata Historical Society, c- Rosemary Dennis, email email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
Prebbleton Historical Society, c- Daphne McAven, email firstname.lastname@example.org,nz
Project Port Lyttelton, c- Wendy Everingham, email email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Runs a small local museum.
Selwyn District Historical Society, c- Colin Watson, email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. Administers local museum
Waipara County Historical Society, c- Bob McIlraith, ph (03) 314-4088. Administers local museum in Hawarden.
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