December 23, 2014
Archives New Zealand will be closed over the holiday period from December 24th and will re-open on January 5th. The recordkeeping advice service would also like to inform clients that there will be a delay in responding to enquiries over the holiday period up until the 19th January. If you have any urgent recordkeeping matters please call 04 894 6067 from the 5th – 9th January or 04 4956223 from the 12 – 16th January 2015.
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April 10, 2014
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