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Draft selection statement: Identifying and selecting public archives

July 10, 2018

Archives New Zealand is seeking feedback on our new draft selection statement by 28 September 2018. You can read the selection statement and feedback form here.

Important message for all Christchurch Office of Archives New Zealand customers (Updated 7 July)

July 6, 2018

Please note the following important dates:

Reading Room Closure (Peterborough Street)

Monday 16 July to Friday 3 August inclusive – three week closure for final stage of move.

New Reading Room Opens at Wigram (15 Harvard Avenue)

Monday 6 August.

We Are Moving to Wigram

Temporary closure to part of Wellington's repository

June 29, 2018

Due to building maintenance work, some Wellington-based archives, including the majority of our original large format maps and plans, are unorderable until further notice. If urgent access is required, please email to arrange viewing by appointment. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will provide an update once these items are available again.

Auckland Regional Office - Lighting Upgrade

June 22, 2018

Due to a lighting upgrade, we regret that researchers may experience some delays in the delivery of archives to the Auckland Reading Room between 2 July 2018 and 20 July 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.