Upcoming Meetings

 Saturday, 1st July,  10 am,  Parkview Community Lounge,  Donnington Room - Irish Interest Group

Thursday,  13th July,  7.30pm,  Parkview Community Lounge,  Hall - What Program Do You Use For Your Family Research. 

Thursday,  20th July,  9.45am,  Parkview Community Lounge, Hall - Three WWI Sites we Visited Last Year (Gallipoli, Somme & Flanders) & Their Place in NZ's WWI Battle Sites.

 Saturday, 22nd July,  10.00am, Parkview Community Lounge, Hall - Computer Interest Group

Saturday, 22nd July, 12.30pm,  Parkview Community Lounge,  Donnington Room,  Continental Europe Interests - individual research session led by Kathy Bisman.



7.30pm, second Thursday of every month, February - November

9.45 am, third Thursday of every month, February - November



Parkview Community Lounge Hall, 75 Queenspark Drive, Parklands, Christchurch


Branch Library 

10am-3pm Thursday and 2pm-4pm Saturday

Librarian Jan Slater (03)354 6494. Email Jan Slater



Sandra Serra, Convenor

21 Cairnbrae Drive


Christchurch 7064

Phone: 03 349 3806


Email:  Canterbury

Website:  Canterbury

FamilySearch microfilms and microfiche can be ordered, via their website, to be read at Canterbury Branch Library

See our Branch website for details of some of our key holdings and a guide to setting up a FamilySearch account

Christchurch City Council cemetery burial records are available online HERE

Canterbury Branch Library holds headstone transcripts of many Canterbury cemeteries

And transcripts of Baptism, Marriage and Burials from local Parish Registers,  See our website for more details

Interest is being sought for a proposed Canterbury Legacy Users Group. Initially to be based in Ashburton, it will cover users Canterbury wide - north, central, mid and south. If sufficient numbers are established, a time and venue for meeting will be decided on. Membership
would be open to all Legacy users in Canterbury. If you would like to be included in this group, please contact: Liz Quaid.
Email: Liz