Research Materials

RESEARCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE AT MUSEUM
We recommend making an appointment to view these items

ARCHIVES

PHOTOGRAPHS
People, places, buildings pertaining to the collecting area

FAMILY RESEARCH
Parish Marriages at St John Presbyterian Church – 1879-1930
Burials Books for Hiona/St Stephens Anglican Church – 1908 to 1959
Marriage Registers for Hiona/St Stephens Anglican Church 1879-1930
Early Baptism Records for Hiona/St Stephens Anglican Church
School magasines

SCRAPBOOKS
Newspaper clipping scrapbooks on various subjects, people, localities, history, obituaries constantly being updated

PERSONAL FILES
In alphabetical order containing biographical details – being updated constantly

BOOKS
On aspects of local history, New Zealand history, personalities, both World Wars, local churches, local schools, domestic history, farming, business and organisations

HEGINBOTHAM COLLECTION
Botanical Study of the Area Ohope to East Cape
Survey of Plants Ohope to East Cape
Field Notes of Marc Heginbotham
Research documents and extensive records of Hikutaia Domain
Botanical books,

NEWSPAPERS
Opotiki News – incomplete
New Zealand Weekly News/Auckland Weekly News – incomplete

ELECTORAL ROLLS
Bay of Plenty – 1991,2001,2003,2004,
East Coast – 1991,2001,2003, 2004
Waiariki – 1991, 2001,2002,2003
Rotorua – 2003

TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES
Opotiki – 1986, 1987, 1989/90, 1996,1997,1998,1999,
2000, 2009,2010, 2011,2012,2013, 2014
Bay of Plenty – 1979, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001
Waimana – 1987

CLUBS, BUSINESSES, ORGANISATIONS
Records, Minutes, Annual Reports

PERIODICALS
Historical Reviews
Historic Places in New Zealand

MAPS, CHARTS AND PLANS

OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS
New Zealand Gazettes – Very early – 1800s
New Zealand Statutes – very early
New Zealand Year Books – incomplete

WORLD WAR TWO PERSONNEL RECORDS

WAR PUBLICATIONS

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