February 10, 2016
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.
January 21, 2016
Researchers will notice that new functionality has been added to Archway. Enquiries about records can now be sent directly through Archway, using the new ‘Enquire About This Item’ field.
Keep an eye out for more improvements that will be added to Archway in the near future.
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