September 28, 2016
We are unable to access an area of the repository – it is closed for unplanned urgent building work until further notice. We will not be able to retrieve archive material from this area at this time.
We apologise for the inconvenience.
September 27, 2016
We are currently consulting on a discussion document that will be used to develop a long-term strategy for Archives New Zealand. Your views are important to us. To view the discussion document and make a submission by 5pm, 4 November 2016, please visit the Archives 2057 page.
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