As well as exploring the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, researchers of matters Anglican will find the following websites useful:


School Archives

The following schools have archives:

  • Christ’s College
  • St Margaret’s College
  • Craighead Diocesan School
  • Cathedral Grammar School, held at the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, access must be agreed to by the school.
  • St Michael’s Church Day School, some records are held at the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives, access to some material must be agreed by the school.
  • Victory Memorial School, some material is held by the Christchurch Anglican Diocesan Archives.


Digitized Church Newspapers

The following newspapers for the Diocese of Christchurch can be found at:

Church Papers Online Nga Pepa Hāhi ā Ipurāngi –

Not all volumes are available in the following periods:

The Church Quarterly Paper 1861 – 1866

The Church Magazine 1876-1877

Church News 1911 – 1946

These papers have been digitized through the John Kinder Theological Library Out of Print Project.

More papers will be available in the future.


Known Churches in the Diocese of Christchurch from 1856

Ever wondered if there was a list of different churches with the same name in our Diocese?  Well you can now download one here.


West Coast Marriages

How to access copies of these Marriages is included in this file which can be downloaded here .