Donate Items

We are interested in anything that documents the history and the work of the Catholic Church or the life or experience of Catholics, especially in the pre 1980 Auckland Diocese.

Are you thinking about donating items to our collection

We have always relied on donations of objects/items that help to explain/illustrate our experience of being Catholic.We are also interested in copies or originals of your photos of family faith journeys, which you are happy to share with us such as, Baptisms, First Holy Communions, Confirmations, Marriage, Burials, Catholic Solidarities, Clubs, Groups, Church activities such as fairs, processions etc.
Catholic Schools – first day in school uniform, class photos, fetes, sports etc
Church and school buildings

Before you send us anything please contact by phone (09 360 3062) email ( or letter (Private Bag 47904, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144)

Any information about an item or items that you would like to donate to the archives would be very useful.

Sampler book donated to the Archives with examples of lace/tatting/crochet worked by Margaret Ann College when she was in the 5th Standard at St Augustine’s School, Onehunga in 1888