October 19, 2017
Archives New Zealand's offices will be closed for Labour Day on Monday 23 October. We will be reopening the following day at our normal time.
We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
October 18, 2017
On Friday 20 October Archives New Zealand's Wellington Reading Room will be closing earlier than usual at 4pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause
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