An Index to
NZ Methodist Church History OnLine

Canterbury
Canterbury The story of Methodism in Canterbury from 1840-1950
including all the various branches of Methodism.
WHS Publication #8(3&4) 1950
Our Yesteryears 1840-1950
by W.A.Chambers
In this volume, Wes Chambers continues his history of
Methodism in Canterbury bringing it up to 1975.
WHS Publication #30(1-4) 1976
The Winds of Change
by W.A.Chambers
This contains a brief history of all the church buildings in
Canterbury and the location of more complete histories of
each one. Much of the information has been extracted from
two books above.
Methodist Church Archives 2011
Canterbury Methodist Churches
by J.Smith
This is the history of the Deaconess Order which has always
had its training facilities in Christchurch.
WHS Publication #15(4) 1957
Methodist Deaconess Order 1907-57
by the Deaconess Board
Beckenham The Golden Jubilee booklet. 1928-1978 Beckenham Methodist Church 1978
Beckenham Methodist Church Golden
Jubilee 1928-1978
There are two parts. The Land Story tells the story of the land
owned by the church in Beckenham. The People Story tells the
story of the three congregations which combined to form the
Beckenham Methodist Church - The Lower High Street Bible
Christians, the Sydenham Methodists and the Beckenham
Methodists.
Beckenham Methodist Church - Our Story (1993)  by P.Greening
Reminiscences collected from members and past members
for the 75th Jubilee. 1929-2004
Beckenham Methodist Church 2004
Beckenham Methodist Church -75
Years - A Caring Community.
Compiled by M. Jones
Durham Street A comprehensive Centenial history of the Durham Street
Church from 1864-1964.
WHS Publication#22(3&4) 1965
A House Not Made With Hands
by W.T.Blight
East Belt
(Wesley,
Fitzgerald Ave.)
The story of Wesley Methodist Church, Fitzgerald Avenue,
Christchurch 1866-1966
Our Story, The Story of Wesley Church
Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch

by W.A.Chambers 1966
 Kaiapoi This is a story of three parishes - one Methodist, one Presbyterian, and one Co-operating - worshiping and witnessing in Kaiapoi in three different centuries. Two Into One
2004
by Jean D. Turvey 
Lower High Street Bible Christian Church The Beckenham Story tells the story of the three congregations
which combined to form the 
Beckenham Methodist Church -
The Lower High Street Bible 
Christians, the Sydenham
Methodists and the Beckenham 
Methodists.  
Beckenham Methodist Church - Our Story (1993)  by P.Greening  
Papanui A comprehensive Centenial history of the Papanui Methodist
Church from 1854-1954.
WHS Publication #12(2&3) 1954
Papanui Methodist Church 100 years
by W.T.Blight
 
Rapaki
A brief history of the Rapaki Church, settlement and people written for the Centenary in 1969 Centenary of the Rapaki Church
1869 - 1969

by Wera Couch
A report on a bicultural bus tour to Rapaki in 1986.
It looks at the history of Rapaki Pa and its place in
the 
Methodist Church.
WHS Publication #49 Journal 1986
Alternative Tourism
by J Roberts
St. Albans The Centenary publication of the Methodist Church at St
Albans. 1853-1953.
WHS Publication #11(2&3) 1953
St Albans Methodist Church Centenary
by Sir Ernest Adams
Shirley One hundred years of Methodist worship in Shirley.
1866 - 1966 
One Hundred Years of Christian
Worship 1866-1966
Sydenham A short article outlining the history of the Sydenham Methodist Church.
Sydenham Methodist Church
An article from the Historic Places Trust on the threat of
demolition of the Sydenham Church.
WHS Publication #74 Journal 2001
Threatened Church is a Key Landmark by John Wilson
The Beckenham Story tells the story of the three congregations
which combined to form the 
Beckenham Methodist Church -
The Lower High Street Bible 
Christians, the Sydenham
Methodists and the Beckenham 
Methodists.  
Beckenham Methodist Church - Our Story (1993)  by P.Greening  
Upper Riccarton A pictorial account of the Upper Riccarton Methodist
Church 1886 - 1971
Around The Corner 1886-1971 
Waimate The story of the Primitive Methodist Church in Waimate
from 1875 until 1913 when it merged with the rest of the
Methodist Church.
WHS Publication #36 1981
For All The Saints
by W.Greenwood
The first 100 years of the Waimate Methodist Church.
1863 - 1963
The First Hundred Years
Waimate Methodist Church
 
The history of the Waimate Methodist Church from 1875
to 2008 from newspaper articles.
Waimate Methodist Church
Woodend

A brief history of the Woodend Methodist Church,
published on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary
of the establishment of Methodism in Woodend.1858-1958

WHS Publication #6(4) 1948
Parts of His Ways - Woodend Methodism
by W.A.Chambers