January 19, 2017
Archives New Zealand’s Wellington building (Mulgrave Street) re-opens to the public on Tuesday 24 January 2017. The reading room service has been closed whilst we recovered from the effects of the November 2016 earthquake and aftershocks. The building suffered some non-structural damage and some of our repository shelving was damaged, making access to some records unsafe for staff. No archive material was damaged as a result of the quakes.…
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