Hawke's Bay Research Lodge No. 305
Midland District Lodge of Research No. 436
Research Lodge of Southland No. 415
Research Lodge of Wellington No. 194
The Research Lodge of Ruapehu No. 444
The Masters & Past Masters No. 130
The Research Lodge of Otago No. 161
The Research Lodge of the Taranaki Province No. 323
The Waikato Lodge of Research No. 445
United Masters Lodge No. 167
From the The Freemasons New Zealand Book of Constitution, the Objects and Powers of a Research Lodge:
114. Objects and Powers
- The objects of a Lodge of Research shall be the historical and comparative study and illustration of the origins, development, and modern trends and activities of Freemasonry, its organisation, ritual and teachings, and the dissemination of Masonic knowledge amongst the members of the Lodge and other Brethren.
- A Lodge of Research shall not initiate any candidate into Freemasonry, but may confer the Second or the Third Degree at the request of any other Craft Lodge.
- No Brother shall become or remain a member of a Lodge of Research unless he is a Master Mason and a member of a Craft Lodge or a Lodge holding a Charter under a recognised Grand Lodge, other than another Lodge of Research.
- Any Master Mason who is a member of a Research Lodge shall be eligible to hold any office in the Lodge, save the offices of Master, Senior Warden and Junior Warden.