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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 for Methodist newspapers

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

Click here for Church Papers Online

Kinder Library Recollect

Access the online collections of the John Kinder Theological Library here:


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 Papers Past site:

Papers Past

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

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

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