CHF Grants in Aid List
1999 for Christchurch Schools’ History Competition (annual for next few years).
2000 travel grant to Maartje Abbenhuis, to visit the Netherlands for research on her thesis; from the Friends and Graduates’ Fund.
2000 to Ken Hall for a project on Dr A. C. Barker photographs and letters.
2000 for Fabrications, a costume pageant/drama narrated by Joe Bennett.
2001 travel award to Charles Campbell to assist with his thesis research.
2001 grant to Shelley Richardson for her work on Julia Wilding.
2002 grant to Sherrard Award capital fund.
2002 towards a schools’ historic photographs CD-ROM project.
2004 travel grant to Robert Nicole to assist with research in Fiji.
2004 grant to Colin Amodeo to assist with publication of Forgotten Forty-Niners.
2004 travel grant to Luke Fenwick for thesis research (he later won a Rhodes Scholarship).
2005 to Bill Edmonds of Kaikoura for a visitors’ brochure on district history.
2005 to Margaret Wigley to assist publication of her book, Ready Money.
2006 to assist publication of West, a history of Christchurch West High School.
2006 to the Cotter Medical History Trust for shelving at Hillmorton premises.
2008 to Hilary Low for her book on Jakob Lauper’s 1863 alpine crossing.
2009 to Colin Amodeo to assist in publication of his book of torpedo boat letters.
2009 travel grant to Helen Bones for travel to a conference in Frankfurt.
2010 to South Canterbury Museum for Gallagher book on Adamson Mt Cook photos.
2010 to Kaiapoi Rivertown Trust to assist publication of book on MV Tuhoe.
2010 travel grant to assist Anna Milne to attend an overseas conference.
2010 to Sarah Newman and Michele Frey to assist publication of a book on NZ
country halls, published in 2012 as On a Saturday Night: Community Halls of Small Town New Zealand by Canterbury University Press.
2011 to Sally Blundell to assist publication of her history of Trade Aid NZ.
2011 to Oliver Sutherland to assist publication of Paikea, his father’s biography.
2012 to Canterbury University Press to assist in launch of Treasures of the University of Canterbury Library.
2012 to Dr John Wilson for editorial assistance with revision of Philippa Graham’s book on Maori rock art, and his own history of Addington.
2013 to Roger Allen to assist publication of his history of the Shirley-Wainoni districts.
2014 to Colin Amodeo to assist research for his biography of Captain Joseph Thomas.
2014 travel grant to Maree Shirota for travel to two conferences in the UK.
2014 to Troy Gillan for research expenses and conference travel.
2014 to Kimberley Hayes for research expenses and conference travel.
2014 to the Christchurch WEA to assist publication of Ian Dougherty’s centennial History, completed as Canterbury Community Historian in 2011.
2015 to the NZ Historical Association for the Foundation to be recognised as a major sponsor of their national conference held in Christchurch in November.
2015 travel grant to Maree Shirota to give a conference paper in Australia.
2015 to the Cust Museum for oral history project on Second World War veterans.
2015 to Canterbury University Press to assist publication of Cricketing Colonists, Geoff Rice’s biography of the Brittan brothers, early Canterbury settlers.
2015 to the Christchurch Antique Bottles and Collectables Club Inc. for an illustrated catalogue of early Christchurch bottles and the companies that produced them.
2015 to Hilary Low for her book Pay Dirt: the Westland Goldfields from the diary of William Smart.
2015 to Helen Thomas for her book May Your Shadow Never Grow Less on former Christchurch Mayor Henry Holland.
2016 to Jane Robertson for her book Head of the Harbour.
2016 to Colin Amodeo for his book Tracking Captain Thomas.
2017 to Gordon Ogilvie for his book Place-Names of Banks Peninsula.
2018 to Louise Deans for her book on William Deans
2018 to Philippa Graham for expenses related to her book on Maori rock art
2018 to John Wilson for his book Local Lives: a history of Addington
2018 to the Canterbury Museum in support of a conference on World War One
2019 to Heritage NZ for restoration of Ruatuna homestead
2019 to Lisa Rolston for conference travel to UK
2019 to Colin Amodeo for his book on Magistrate Watson of Akaroa
2020 to Paul Star for his biography of Thomas Potts of Ohinetahi
2020 members funded a memorial plaque to the 460 Christchurch victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic, unveiled in September on Oxford Terrace near the hospital.
2021 to Jayson Boon to complete part of the Canterbury Roll project