Dating back to 1885, our Archives contain a huge and carefully curated collection of videos, books, magazines, photos and artefacts showcasing our proud history caring for communities across Aotearoa through the decades.

Visit the Archives or contact us to ask a question

Our Archives are located at our Auckland and Christchurch offices and are maintained by passionate, knowledgeable volunteers who are happy to help with your queries. You're welcome to call or email us with any questions about our history or to make an appointment to visit the North Island Archives in Auckland. 

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Call 0800 ST JOHN (0800 785 646)
Phone us to speak to one of our team.

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Video and image archive

There are many videos and hundreds of photographs in our Archives, which you can view online.



St John Library

Historical vehicles

Our library contains many publications about our history. You can search the library by entering keywords, the author's name, ISBN number, or title.

 browse our library 

The Archives database

Historical buildings

View all the resources available through the our Archives.

VIEW OuR Archives


Museum of the Order of St John Collections

St John medical staff carrying an injured rugby player

The Museum of the Order of St John in London has a collection of more than 60,000 objects, ranging from historic armour to modern day first aid equipment.

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