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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


What content can be uploaded onto Waimakariri Heritage?

You may want to share a story of life in the district today or in the past, perhaps you have some photographs, old letters or fliers from theatre production that you would like to preserve.  You may want to talk about school life, clubs, sports, an old building or business, workplace, or an event that was memorable. We would love to hear from newcomers to the district as well as those with deep connections to the Waimakariri - everyone has a story to share.


How do I contribute items?

You can add digital copies of photos, pamphlets, videos etc. Follow the instructions on our How to page.

If you need any assistance please contact us at



What if I need help uploading or digitising items?

If you or your group would like some help or training, please contact us at



Can I add more information to a record or suggest a change?

Yes – you can add a comment by clicking the Recollections button or tag a place or person by clicking the Tag button. Both can be found in the left-hand tool bar of a record. Note that you must be logged in to do this - Follow the instructions on our How to page.

You can also contact us, if you have more information that you think would be helpful to add.



Who and how will people use the content I upload?

This content will be invaluable for school students researching local history, genealogists, people living overseas wanting to maintain connections to the area … anyone with an interest in the heritage of our district!



How do I provide feedback?

Your feedback is essential to the continuation and improvement of Waimakariri Heritage. You can send email feedback to us at



If you have any further questions, please contact us


PO Box 386, Rangiora 7440

Ph: 03 311 8901


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