Local resources

Ancestor's Attic

  • Indexes to school admission registers Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough, West Coast
  • College magazines Nelson and Tasman
  • School scrapbooks
  • School centennial booklets

Golden Bay Museum

  • Admission and Attendance registers for Anatoki, Awaroa, Uruwhenua, West Takaka, Upper Takaka (PTA minute books and log book). Motupipi, Kotinga/Long Plain, Lower Takaka and Takaka District High School.

Kaikoura Historical Society

  • Some Kaikoura school records

Motueka District Museum

  • School Admission Registers Index
  • School Reunion booklets- for most local schools

Nelson Provincial Museum - Isel Park Research Facility

  • Admission registers and school committee records from the former Nelson Education Board area including Buller. The earliest date from 1873.
  • Nelson College archives 1853-1959,.Class rolls Boys 1881-1931, Girls 1896-1933.
  • Bishop's School rolls 1860-1895.

Nelson Public Libraries

  • College magazines Nelson and Tasman
  • School centennial booklets

National and Metropolitan organisations and online resources

Archives New Zealand

  • Assorted records from the Nelson Education Board, these include Classification Lists, Examination Schedules, Teachers Personal Files, Photographs, Board Minutes, Finance and Buildings, Committee Minutes, Teachers Selection/Staffing, Accounting Records, Historical Publications and Records, Admission Registers, and Closed School Reports.