Last updated: 6 August 2017

Wairarapa Archive

About Wairarapa Archive

Te Puranga Korero Wairarapa

The Wairarapa Archive is a collecting archive that aims to collect records relating to the Wairarapa region. It provides access to these collections through an extensive database.

It also houses the Wairarapa Reference and Family History Collections of the Masterton District Library.

We have 234 collections in The Community Archive (with a total of 29 items) »

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Historical society
  • Local authority
  • Public library
  • Special/research library or institution

Archive types:

  • Voluntary group archives, clubs, societies, etc.
  • Religious archives
  • Business archives
  • Art or literature
  • Personal papers
  • School records
  • Māori archives
  • Local government


Admission is free but photocopying and research fee apply.

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Mon -Fri 1pm - 5pm. Open to public.

Onsite parking:

No. Parking is available across the road (no charge)

Physical access:

Some records are restricted.

Contact details

Contact person:


79 Queen Street

Postal address:

PO Box 444

Phone number:

  • +64 6 3706311

Fax number:

  • +64 6 3771195