Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed. Some local DOC campsites are also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.

The Treasury Research Centre and Archive

The Treasury is a purpose-built regional archive that preserves historical records from the Coromandel/Hauraki regions and makes them accessible to the public at its research centre, which is housed in the historic Carnegie Library building.


The Treasury is a heritage research centre and archive that collects, preserves and promotes the history of the Coromandel/Hauraki regions. The Treasury's research centre is housed in the historic Carnegie Library building in Thames and our purpose-built adjoining archive was constructed in 2014.  The Treasury is operated by The Coromandel Heritage Trust. 

Our documentary heritage collection includes historical maps, family history books, gold mining history resources, photographic collections, oral histories, newspapers, cemetery records, school records, Captain Cook and tangata whenua book collections and much more.

Research charges: $5.00 per hour for non-members, FREE for students and members.

We are open Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat from 11am-3pm.

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Closed. Reopens Thursday 11:00AM
Monday 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Sunday Closed
Physical Address

705 Queen Street
New Zealand

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