MUSEUM & ARCHIVES 

Hokianga Historical Society Museum and Archives Centre - Holdings and Information

The centre has an extensive collection of historical artefacts and documents reflecting the colourful history of the area.  The archives contain a large collection of original and copied historical material relating to local people and families and their genealogy, school records, early missionaries, shipping.  There is also a large collection of maps dating from earliest times.

Archives Holdings & Information

GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE
Who When Where? Pre 1900 & after (2 vols)
Rawene Marriage Register
Research Resources: North Network
‘Northern Luminary’ Surnames Index, 1879-1914

MISSIONS, CHURCHES
Methodist Mission in Hokianga
Mangungu Mission Cemetery
Methodist Mission Letters
Pakanae ‘Nuhaka’ Mission
Early Catholic Mission in Hokianga
Purakau Catholic Mission Site
Anglican Church Missionary Society

DIARIES, LETTERS, JOURNALS      
John Jolliffe Journal 1851, HMS Pandora
Jolliffe & Jones’ Survey of the River 1851
George Hawke: Life on the Hokianga 1836
John Murray: Journal extracts 1841
John Webster’s Letter Books (3) 1860 - 2
Charles Irvine 1903-4
Florence Hawkins: Letters
Bertha Simpkin’s Autograph Album
May Revell, nee Page: Nana’s Memories
Nancy Hardy: Story of my early life
Mabel Christine Andrewes: Memories.   

MARITIME
Shipwrecks in and around Hokianga
Wreck of the India
Hokianga’s Signal Station
Signal Station Visitors’ Book
Flight of Bluebill: Boeing Float Plane

GEOLOGY, GEOGRAPHY, ARCHAEOLOGY
Archaeological Sites: Local Records        
Some notes on Sand in Hokianga
Archaeological Report: North Head 
(Mitimiti)

LOCAL HISTORY: GENERAL
Roving Reporters
Tai Tokerau Records
News from our Past (news clippings)
Waipoua: Building the Road (1926-8)
Laments of a Road Worker (Goff Rawiri)
Hokianga Native Schools 1870-1900 (Duffy thesis)
Native Schools around Hokianga (AJHR extracts)
Ngapuhi Sustainable Development in Tai Tokerau
Old Land Claims Inventory
Hokianga Land Claims 1875 Pts 1,2 & 3.
Maori Events in Hokianga 1864-1895 (AJHR)
Kahukura: Panguru to Mitimiti
Te Ao Hou:  Hokianga extracts
Auckland Province and Hokianga, 1850s.
Maori Battalion, WW 1.
Maori Tribal Guns in the early 19th Century (thesis)
Bibliography of Hokianga Historical Sources (Craig Turney comp)