Ashburton Post OfficeAshburton Museum's collection includes over six million images.

An ongoing digitisation project means digital and print copies are readily available.

The collection includes substantial holdings contains from local photographers Gordon Binsted and Charles Tindall spanning many decades.


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The majority of images are available for $20.00 each as digital or hard copy.

For images requiring scanning or specialist transfer, fees can be quoted.


Other images

Images of other collection items, including maps, plans and selected archival material, may be obtained on request. Larger items reuire specialist scanning, please enquire for availability and cost estimate. 

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Publication fees

Please enquire as conditions apply.


All images from the Museum collection that are published in any way must credit each individual image to the Ashburton Museum in a readily identifiable manner and include the Museum’s reference number.

One copy of material produced using imaged obtained from the Ashburton Museum must be supplied to the Museum.







We Need Historical Photos

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Help us tell the story of our community.

Ashburton Museum

327 West Street (SH1)
P.O. Box 94
Ashburton 7740

New Zealand

Phone +64 (03) 307 7890

Opening Hours

Open 10am - 4pm Daily;

Closed Statutory Holidays.

Groups by arrangement.

Research Weekdays 1pm - 4pm

Admission free but donations are appreciated