The Christchurch City Council Cemeteries Database is a great resource for historians and family history researchers. Find out more about how to use it.
Each week on the Christchurch City Libraries blog we post some key dates in Christchurch history. We also post some neat historic photos from our collections like these ones of Barbecues of Christchurch. Follow our blog for more interesting reads and views.
The newly opened Central Library Manchester is home to Christchurch City Libraries Aotearoa New Zealand, Ngā Pounamu Māori and Local Government collections. Family History resources include electoral rolls, microfiche newspaper files, and telephone and business directories.