Ashburton Museum holds a large collection of archival material pertaining to local history, business, clubs, local government and family heritage, spanning many areas.

Our collection includes archive records, ephemera and research material such as:

  • Sporting club records
  • Clubs, Societies and Businesses’ records and meeting minutes
  • Local Authority archives, such as road boards, river boards, and previous councils
  • District-wide school records
  • Oral histories
  • Lodge records
  • Religious records


If you wish to make use of the local history archives listed, or have any other related queries, feel free to contact us.