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Christmas & New Year hours : 2014

Methodist Archives
The Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives is closed to researchers over
Christmas-New Year from Wednesday 10 December 2014, reopening on Wednesday 14
January 2015.

For more information please contact:

Jo Smith
Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives

Office: 1 Maydell Street, Ilam, Christchurch 8041, NZ
Phone: 03 3666 049 ext 831
Postal: PO Box 931, Christchurch 8040, NZ
Archives storage facility: Unit 7, 515 Wairakei Road, Christchurch
Phone: 3596 865
Email: archives@methodist.org.nz

Archives Reading Room at Unit 7, 515 Wairakei Road is open Wednesday afternoons
1-4 pm.
Space is available for 2 people only at a time, so please contact the Archivist
to book a seat before visiting.

Archives New Zealand Christchurch Office
The public reading room at 90 Peterborough Street closes for the Christmas break at noon Wednesday  24 December and opens again 9.30am Monday 5 January.

Please note that for 2015 the public reading room hours are 9.30 am to 1.00 pm, Monday to Friday. This is a reduction from the current hours.

For more information please contact:
Chris Adam | Regional Archivist
Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga
Christchurch Regional Office
90 Peterborough Street, Christchurch 8013 | PO Box 642, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand

Christchurch City Council Archives
The Christchurch City Council archives will be closed from 18 December 2014 – 30 January 2015.
Please email any requests to view the archives to archives@ccc.govt.nz

Macmillan Brown Library
Closes on  Friday 19th December and reopens on Monday 5 January.
We will also be closed for a library function from 1 pm Friday 12 December.

 The Anglican Archives continue to be closed until further notice.
Christ’s College Archives will close on Thursday 18th December and re-open
on Tuesday 13th January.

Jane Teal, Archivist
Christ’s College
Private Bag 4900
Christchurch 8140
The Christ’s College Archives are open each Tuesday and Thursday, 8.30am-5.00pm

Sumner Redcliffs Historical Society
Last day Friday 9th December, noon on 12 December. Open at 9.a.m., Friday 16 January 2015.


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Christmas & New Year closures, 2013

Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives Christchurch

Closed over Christmas/New Year while the Archivist is away, from 16 December 2013, re-opening 6 January 2014.

Our Archives Reading Room at our storage facility is usually open Wednesday afternoons.  Over Christmas/New Year, our Reading Room is closed 18 December 2014, re-opening 8 January 2014.

Please contact the Archivist to book a seat, as space is limited.

Contact Jo Smith, Archivist

Email: archives@methodist.org.nz
Phone: 03 366 6049 ext 831
Postal: PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140
Information about our Archives’ holdings is posted at http://www.methodist.org.nz/archives

Archives New Zealand

The reading room closes at noon on Christmas eve and opens again 9.30am Friday 3 January.

As an aside, our office will resume full reading room hours (after curtailing our open hours in 2011) – 9.30am to 5pm on Monday 16 December.

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Open every day except Christmas Day, 10 am until 5 pm.

Anglican Diocesan Archives

Closed from Friday 20th December, and  back on Friday 10th January.

Christ’s College Archives 

Closed on Thursday 19th December, and closed each Tuesday and Thursday, back on Thursday 9th  January.

Akaroa Museum

Open every day except Christmas Day, 10.30 am until 4.30 pm.

The Christchurch City Council Archives

Closed for the following dates over the Christmas/New Year period and also in  late January:

23 December 2013- 10 January 2014, re-open on 14 January
20 January – 31 January 2014

Christchurch City Libraries

Christmas hours for Libraries

Archive and Research Room viewing :
closed 23 December 2013 – 3 January 2014

Note: in January the Family History material will be inaccessible while it is being transferred to Central Library Manchester.  Most likely to be some time in the week of 13 January.

Rangiora Museum

Closed on the following days only:  Sunday 22  and Wednesday 25 December and Wednesday 1 January.

Sumner Redcliffs Historical Society

Closed from 14 December, re-opening Friday morning, 3 January 2014.

Golden thoughts

Golden thoughts, postcard, circa 1920.

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Christmas closures

The Methodist Church of NZ Archives at 25 Latimer Square, Christchurch, will be closed from Tuesday 14 December 2010, re-opening Tuesday 11 January 2011.  The archivist will be away over this period, so no written enquiries will be answered either.
Our usual opening hours are Tuesday mornings 9-12.30, other times by prior arrangement.

Akaroa Museum is closed on Christmas Day.
Otherwise, open every day for researchers (genealogy and others) from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm.

The Documentary Research Centre at Canterbury Museum will be closed from Christmas day and will re-open on 5 January 2011.
The rest of the Museum will be open every day except Christmas Day, including The Heart of the Great Alone, our special touring exhibition in the Robert McDougall Gallery.

The Macmillan Brown Library will be closed from 23 December to 4 January inclusive.  Reopening 5 January.

New Zealand Historic Places Trust Southern Regional Office will close 1pm Friday 24th December and reopen 9am Wednesday 5th January.

Christchurch City Council archives will hopefully be open in the New Year.  The date at this stage is 18 January 2011 but this could change.

The Anglican Archives will close on Wednesday 22 December at noon.
We  will be open on Wednesday 26th January, but not on Wednesday 2 February, and then back again for the year on Wednesday 9th February. Written enquiries will be attended to.

Christ’s College Archives will close on Tuesday 21 December at 4.30pm and reopen again on Tuesday 21 January.  It will not be open on  February  3rd and 8th, but from February 10th we will be back again for the year.
Written enquiries will continued to be attended to.

Air Force Museum of New Zealand – Reading Room. The Research facilities at Wigram will be closed from Christmas Day and re-open on the 5th January.
The Museum will be closed on Christmas Day only. Admission is free!

Sumner Redcliffs Historical Society The Sumner Museum has re-opened and we are open 1.45 p.m. to 3.45 p.m. on Saturdays except over Christmas and New Year.

Archives New Zealand (Christchurch Regional Office) will close at midday on Christmas Eve and resume normal hours on the 5th January.


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