MUSEUM

CENTRAL HAWKES BAY SETTLERS

Open 7 Days • 10am - 4pm • 23 High Street • Waipawa • 06 857 7288

Genealogy

The Museum holds:

  • Some very early records for both Waipawa and St. Columbia’s schools
  • School register – Otane school / Takapau
  • Early birth records – Waipawa [1875 – 1900]
  • St. Peter’s Church cemetery records – closed cemetery
  • A Waipawa Mail data-base of births, deaths & marriages from the late 1800’s to 1930’s
  • Telephone directories - 1920, 1930, 1939, 1944, 1945, 1951, 1960, 1962
  • The “Waipukurau Press” – from the early 1900’s
  • An extensive collection of local history books
  • Archives
  • WW1 Personnel records
  • Veterans file [under development]
  • Electoral roll 1893

Research charge - $35.00 per hour. Newspaper collection not suitable for general handling – Curator will undertake searches on request.