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Temporary Closure of Constitution Room

October 7, 2015

The Constitution Room remains closed for maintenance and an equipment upgrade. Original documents normally on display, including the Treaty of Waitangi and the Women’s Suffrage Petition, will not be available for viewing during the maintenance and upgrade period. 

15 September 2015 Chief Archivist releases report on Managing text messages under the Public Records Act 2005

September 15, 2015

Chief Archivist Marilyn Little today released the report of her review of the Prime Minister’s recordkeeping practices in regard to text messages. 

The report includes the Chief Archivist’s actions and recommendations for improvements to the recordkeeping advice, support and systems for Ministers.

To read more about the report please visit our Whats New section.

Special lunchtime briefing for records and information specialists

September 15, 2015

On Wednesday 16 September, Archives New Zealand will hold a special lunchtime briefing for records and information specialists from 1-2pm in the Poutama Room, Archives House, 10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington. This briefing includes an introduction to the new advice on the management of text messages for all public offices and local authorities which is available on the Records Toolkit.

Intentions to dispose

August 19, 2015

The web form for comments on the Intentions to dispose may experience delays when downloading. However your comments are important to us so please be patient. In some cases it may be helpful to try an alternative browser. 

Fees and Charges

June 24, 2015

As of 1 July 2015, many of Archives New Zealand’s fees and charges are increasing.

A comprehensive review of fees and charges has taken place to establish the costs associated with the services we provide and as a result we have adjusted our pricing. This now brings our fees and charges into line with state sector best practice guidelines which advise that where services are charged for, full costs should be recovered. 

Fees and charges were last increased in 2006. Since that time, we have been providing increasingly more of our most popular information online and continually adding to our online finding aid, Archway. This enables researchers to look at more archives and conduct more research from home at no cost.

Services which are currently free of charge, such as the Reading Room service and the advice component of the Remote Reference service, will remain free.

For a complete list of fees and charges, please go to our Fees and Charges page.

Thank you for using our services and we look forward to be of further help to you in the future.

Records Toolkit

May 6, 2015

What is happening?

Archives New Zealand has launched a new beta website for providing recordkeeping advice. It is the Records Toolkit