The Alexander Heritage & Research Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru houses a comprehensive Whanganui history collection. We collect books, newspapers, photographs, pamphlets and other published material about Whanganui people, organisations & events.

We also have a special collection of local military archives and free access to leading family history databases Ancestry Library & Find My Past.


Nau Mai, Haere Mai. 


Please note that car parking outside the Alexander Heritage & Research Library is free but limited to one hour. Unrestricted parking is available in Cameron Terrace.