Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C N O4-7
TitlePapers of District Committees
Extent231 docs.
DescriptionMeetings were quarterly, half-yearly or special. The papers include quarterly reports from the missionaries, accounts of trade with Maoris 1823-34, accounts for salaries, statistics of cattle. The Northern District was throughout the most important committee.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryFrom 1823 to 1834 all work was administered by one committee of missionaries [the equivalent of a missionary conference]. In 1835 work was split between the Northern and Southern Districts, the Southern District at first reporting to the Northern. As the work developed Eastern and Western District Committees were set up.


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