The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Christchurch 8053

Postal address

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

Please phone our main line (as above) and at the prompt either dial '0' to speak to Reception or enter an extension number. FOR A LIST OF EXTENSIONS CLICK HERE

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    Methodist Church Of 
New Zealand Archives



At present records or publications from the Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives Collection that have been digitised are included within other organisations' websites.

Here is a list of the relevant websites:

New Zealand Methodist newspapers 1870-1948
Digital copies of these can be word-searched.  They can include information about births, marriages, deaths and obituaries:  CLICK HERE

Church Papers Online / Nga Pepa Hahi a Ipurangi

Church Papers Online is a collection of church newspapers and other serial publications. The following Methodist Publications can be found there:

- The Advocate. 1894-1901
- The Christian Observer. 1870
- The New Zealand Methodist Times. 1884-1948
- The New Zealand Wesleyan. 1871-1891
- The Outlook. 1899-1909
- Methodist Memorabilia

New Zealand newspapers

All newspapers can also include information about the New Zealand Methodist Church and its people.  These can be searched on the National Library's PapersPast site:

New Zealand Methodist publications

Many books have been digitised by international libraries or internet companies such as Google, which have information about the New Zealand Methodist Church.  Of particular interest is William Morley's A history of Methodism in New Zealand:
A History of Methodism in New Zealand

The Wesley Historical Society 

The Wesley Historical Society of New Zealand, has also digitised publications about the history of the Methodist Church, mostly published by the Wesley Historical Society:


    A Register of Ministers of the Methodist Church of New Zealand by Donald Phillips - CLICK HERE

A register compiled by Donald Phillipps containing the names of all who have served as stationed ministers from the beginning of the Wesleyan Mission in 1822 to those who entered Ministry at the 1940 Conference: Methodist Biography A-Z March 2021