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



There is no charge for access to the Archives Reading Rooms and the Archives Collections.
A fee may be charged for opening the Archives outside of ordinary opening hours.

  • Photocopying charge: 20 cents per page

Special photocopying rate is available for students on presentation of identification.
N.B. Please note that not all items can be copied.

Written / Email Enquiries
Please note that payment of the research fee for written or email enquiries must be received before research will be undertaken on behalf of researchers. This service is carried out by specialist Archives staff. We cannot guarantee that we will find information, and this research fee is non-refundable.

The research fee covers the cost of any photocopying and postage within New Zealand. A separate postage charge will apply to overseas requests.

Verified transcript of baptism entry for one name from registers where the date is known. If unknown, Level Three fee applies.
Research fee $10.00
People Information Files
Copy of information held in files, which include death date, place and dates of stationing within the Methodist Church and obituary.
Research fee $10.00
Advanced historical research on a person, historical event or place, using original records held by the Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives.
Research fee $25.00 per half hour

Photographic Copying Charges and Image Reproduction Fees

Payment is required when orders are made. Any additional charges, such as postage and packaging, will be advised by Archives staff at this time, and will depend on size and postal destination.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Scanned images emailed
$5.00 per image up to A4 size       

High quality scanned images saved on cd (made by independent commercial firm)
Commercial firm's charges plus $20.00 service fee per order            

Charges for photographs larger than A4 will depend on the size of the original.

Reproduction fee for images used in commercial publication, exhibitions, or broadcasts is $30.00 per image in addition to copying charges, plus copy of the publication.

Method of Payment
Cheque made out to the Methodist Church of New Zealand, or cash (not by post please). Unfortunately credit card or eftpos facilities are not available. Internet banking available for written enquiries.

These fees are current and all prices are inclusive of 15% GST.

Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives
Before visiting the Archives, please contact the Archivist
first to discuss research requirements.

The Archives are closed over Christmas - New Year and Easter Tuesday.