As well as exploring the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, researchers of matters Anglican will find the following websites useful:
- Auckland Diocesan Archives for the archives of the Diocese of Auckland and Te Pihopatanga o te Tai Tokerau
- Alexander Turnbull Library for the Wellington Diocesean Archives
- Diocese of Nelson
- Diocese of Polynesia – contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.
- Diocese of Waiapu – archival records not available at present.
- Diocese of Waikato – Some material (eg Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records are held at the John Kinder Theological Library) contact email@example.com in the first instance.
- Hocken Library for the Dunedin Diocesan Archives
- Blain Biographical Directory of Anglican Clergy of the South Pacific which can be found within the Project Canterbury website
- Cable Biographical Directory of Australian Clergy
- Church Papers Online/Mga Pepa Hāhi ā Ipurāgi
- John Kinder Theological Library, National New Zealand Committees and Commissions, Publications
- Church and Parish Histories held in the Archives
The following schools have archives:
- Christ’s College
- St Margaret’s College
- Craighead Diocesan School
- Cathedral Grammar School, held at the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, access must be agreed to by the school.
- St Michael’s Church Day School, some records are held at the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, access to some material must be agreed by the school.
- Victory Memorial School, some material is held by the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives.
Digitized Church Newspapers
The following newspapers for the Diocese of Christchurch can be found at:
Church Papers Online Nga Pepa Hāhi ā Ipurāngi – http://kinderlibrary.outofprint.co.nz/
Not all volumes are available in the following periods:
The Church Quarterly Paper 1861 – 1866
The Church Magazine 1876-1877
Church News 1911 – 1946
These papers have been digitized through the John Kinder Theological Library Out of Print Project.
More papers will be available in the future.
Known Churches in the Diocese of Christchurch from 1856
Ever wondered if there was a list of different churches with the same name in our Diocese? Well you can now download one here.
West Coast Marriages
How to access copies of these Marriages is included in this file which can be downloaded here.