Clan Matheson New Zealand is part of a global network of people interested in Matheson family history and heritage.
Our aims are to:
- foster an interest in Matheson heritage
- forge links between people in New Zealand with Matheson heritage, and between them and kinsfolk in other countries
- help people with Matheson heritage find out more about their family history and family stories.
Our New Zealand organisation is a branch of the international Clan Matheson Society, and has been active since the 1980s. You can read about how we began here. You can find out about who does what in Clan Matheson New Zealand here.
Clan Matheson New Zealand is incorporated as a charitable trust board and is a registered charity. You can read more about the trust here.
Head over to the Get involved section of our website to find out how to explore your Matheson heritage and connect with others who share your interest.
- receive a free newsletter every three months
- join the Clan Matheson New Zealand Facebook group
- post queries and share stories in our family history forum
- meet others with Matheson connections.
Support our work
We welcome any financial support you can provide, whether a one-off donation or a regular payment.
Clan Matheson New Zealand is a registered charity (number CC60849), and donations of $5 or more qualify for a tax credit of 33.33 cents in every dollar donated. Find out more in the Get involved section of our website.
The trustees and committee members of Clan Matheson New Zealand work together to plan our direction and activities. Our goals for the next five years and actions planned for this year are set out here. We’d welcome your feedback on these, and any suggestions you have for Clan Matheson New Zealand.
Help promote Clan Matheson
You can promote Clan Matheson New Zealand with our new flyer. Either download the file and print them yourself or request some from the secretary: let us know how you’re going to use them and how many you can use.
Our New Zealand organisation is a branch of the international Clan Matheson Society, and has been active since 1989.
The global Clan Matheson Society connects members through newsletters, websites and local and international gatherings. It helps them to discover more about their family history and connections, and links to the clan’s origins in Scotland.