The Christchurch (NZ) Philatelic Society Inc, CPS, has a massive library which conatins a large array of philatelic and philateic related books magazines, periodicals, journals, catalogues etc. It continues to add to its depth and diversity each year. To access the library and to borrow any books from the library you must first be a member of the CPS.

CPS's aim is to create a single database of what is in the library and have it available to be down loaded from this page. In the mean time files of what books, magazines, periodicals, journals etc is available download the file that best suits what you are searching for. Cataloguing is a work in progress and these will get regular updates and more category catalogues still need to be produced. 

Whats new:

New Zealand Post Office catalogue (Information from the NZ Post Office, guides, reports etc): NZPO Catalogue

New Zealand catalogue: NZCatalogue

Airmail catalogue: Airmail

Antarctica catalogue: Antarctic

Pacific catalogue: Pacific

Foreign catalogue: Foreign

General catalogue: General

Magazines & Journals: Magazines

Please note: Items that are designated "NB" or "NFB" indicate the books are not for borrowing, but only available for research in the CPS Library premises, on the same basis as the Robin Startup Memorial Postal History Archive the details of which are on this website.

Images of our library: OurLibrary