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The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Papanui
Christchurch 8053

Postal address
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PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

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Children's Home Publications and Ephemera

The Methodist Archives holds various publications and ephemera relating to the Methodist Children's Homes. The material includes invitations, programmes and newspaper cuttings.

The items on this page are digital copies of original material held by the Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives, Christchurch.  

This material is supplied for personal use such as sharing on a blog or social media and not for commercial use.  There is no known copyright restriction on this material.   Please acknowledge the Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives if using one of these images or pages for personal use on social media or another website.

If you would like to order a high resolution digital copy of any of the pamphlets, publications or cuttings, please contact us using the details at the bottom of the page and quote the reference (listed below the individual item) or publication name.


Publications

Please click on the links below to view a PDF copy of the publication you are interested in.

A Different Kind of Home - the Masterton Methodist Children's Home, Homeleigh 1921-1978 Compiled by Margaret Robins and Brian Shaw

The Auckland Methodist Children's Home Board Historical Summay 1913-1977 Rev G I Laurenson

The Auckland Methodist Children's Homes Ladies' Committee 1913-1983

The Story of the South Island Methodist Orphanage and Children's Home Christchurch M A Rugby Pratt 1934

Auckland Children's Home

Below are items of interest relating to Auckland Children's Home.  

 

 
2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 1 Methodist Mission publication






2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 2  Methodist Mission publication


2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 3  Methodist Mission publication
 

2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 4 Official Opening pamplet


2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 5 Official Opening pamphlet
 

2022.18.1 Folder 258 Box 73 image 6 Touchstone March 2004

 

South Island Children's Home

Below are items of interest relating to the South Island Children's Home

 

8144.67 Box 51 image 1 Golden Jubilee pamphlet

8144.67 Box 51 image 2  Golden Jubilee pamphlet

8144.67 Box 51 image 3  Golden Jubilee pamphlet
 
8144.67 Box 51 image 4  Golden Jubilee pamphlet

8144.67 Box 51 image 5 Diamond Jubilee Pamphlet

8144.67 Box 51 image 6  Diamond Jubilee Pamphlet
 
8144.67 Box 51 image 7 Invitation to opening of the South Isand family home

8144.67 Box 51 image 8 Invitation to the Golden Jubilee celebration

8144.68 Box 51 image 1
 
8144.68 Box 51 image 2
 
8144.68 Box 51 image 3
 
8144.68 Box 51 image 4
 
8144.68 Box 51 image 5
 
8144.68 Box 51 image 6
 
8144.71 Box 51 image 1 Annual Report 1948
 
8144.71 Box 51 image 2  Annual Report 1948
 
8144.71 Box 51 image 3  Annual Report 1948

8144.71 Box 51 image 4  Annual Report 1948
 
8144.71 Box 51 image 5 Annual Report 1956

8144.71 Box 51 image 6  Annual Report 1956

8144.71 Box 51 image 7  Annual Report 1956

 
8144.71 Box 51 image 8  Annual Report 1956

8144.71 Box 51 image 9 Annual Report 1972

8144.71 Box 51 image 10 Annual Report 1972
     

Masterton Children's Home

  6194.39 Box 9 image 1 Wairarapa Times 1975 6194.39 Box 9 image 2 6194.39 Box 9 image 3 Pamphlet c.1970 6194.39 Box 9 image 4 Pamphlet c.1970