Ancestry.com (library edition) can ONLY be accessed within the Hurunui District Libraries.
Museums and Historical Societies
There are a number of local museums and historical societies within the Hurunui district. The district boundaries have changed over time and some records are held in our neighbouring districts of Waimakariri and Kaikoura.
Amuri Historical Society
Cob Cottage Museum ~ Waiau
Cheviot Historical Records Society
Cheviot Museum ~ Hall Street (SH1), Cheviot
Hanmer Springs Archives
Hanmer Springs Library
Kowai Archives Society
Kowai County building ~ 1091 Upper Sefton Road, Balcairn
Waipara County Historical Society
Hawarden Museum ~ High Street, Hawarden
A full list of contact details and phone numbers can be obtained from the Amberley Library.
The Community Archive is a National Register of Archives and Manuscripts.
Our Region. Our Stories
This is a community built digital library of arts, local, cultural and heritage resources and knowledge. it contains material from public and private collections; and promotes and supports the creation and sharing of everyday cultural and heritage content. Kete is a unique local resource built by the collaborative efforts of a community.