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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.


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


Ephemera will be added soon