During Easter we are closed on Friday 19th, Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd and also Thursday 25th for ANZAC Day. See our opening hours for more info.

Christchurch City Libraries


  • 89-91 Gloucester Street , Christchurch
  • Phone: +64 3 379 6914
  • Fax: +64 3 365 1751
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An extensive New Zealand collection with particular reference to Christchurch and Canterbury

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Electoral rolls

  • Microfiche of the first women on the New Zealand Electoral roll 1893. Complete nation-wide set of electoral rolls.

Passenger lists

  • lists of resources which can be used whether the date and place of ship arrival is known or unknown.