Wairarapa Archive

If you want to find out about the history of the Wairarapa, the Wairarapa Archive should be your first port of call.

Led by District Archivist Gareth Winter, who has an encyclopaedic knowledge of people, places and things that make up the Wairarapa's past, they have a wide selection of resources available, including:

  • an on-line digital photograph collection
  • on-line catalogue
  • local history books (many out-of-print), 
  • photographs and negatives
  • architectural plans and maps
  • records of community organisations
  • newspapers
  • providing advice and assistance with family history research
  • family information and histories
  • film, video and oral recordings
  • school records

Wairarapa Archive history series
The Wairarapa Archive also has an excellent series of Wairarapa history publications available for purchase.


Links
Wairarapa Archives
Online contact
Wairarapa Archives Blog


Location and contact information
Wairarapa Archives is at 79 Queen Street, Masterton, New Zealand, and they are open each weekday from 1 - 5 pm.

Phone: +64 6 370 6311
Fax: +64 6 377 1195