Bluff Maritime Museum - 241 Foreshore Road, Bluff 9814. Ph. 03-212 7534. The Museum is home to an extensive collection of models, boats, displays, photographs and documents of the maritime history of the Bluff/Foveaux Strait area. The Museum is not equipped to answer genealogical enquiries. All shipping lists etc. are held in the Invercargill Public Library, so please direct enquiries to the Library (see below).
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Family History Center, 205 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810. Contact : Mr James Stapleforth (Ph. 03-215 7682 - on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only; 10a.m.~1p.m.). Other times by appointment.
Invercargill City Council (Parks Division) - Private Bag 90104, Invercargill 9840. Administers several cemeteries. Office on-site in the Eastern Cemetery, located at the corner of Rockdale and East Roads. Contact : The Cemetery Attendant. Ph./Fax 03-217 8362. Website: www.icc.govt.nz (see under Services/Cemeteries) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Invercargill Public Library - 50 Dee Street, Private Bag 90111, Invercargill 9840. Ph. 03-211 1444. Website: www.ilibrary.co.nz Contact : Denise Grant, Family History Librarian (Information Services). Email: email@example.com Prior advice of visits appreciated.
Southland Museum and Art Gallery - Queens Park, 108 Gala Street, PO Box 1012, Invercargill 9840. Website: www.southlandmuseum.com
Closure : Please note that the Southland Museum and Art Gallery was CLOSED in April 2018 because the building was deemed to be an earthquake risk, falling below recommended engineering standards, and thus places visitors at risk. It is closed indefinitely, with no alternative plans for services to the public yet announced.
Riverton Heritage Society/Te Hikoi - Southern Journey - 170-172 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822. Phone 03-234 8260. Website: www.tehikoi.co.nz/index.html Open daily 10am~4pm April to September; 10am to 5pm October to March. Admission: Adults $6; Children free. Research is available from Riverton Heritage Society from 1.30pm to 4pm Monday to Friday, or by appointment. The email for research is firstname.lastname@example.org. Contains holdings relating to the Western Southland District. Resources include -
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