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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions

March 20, 2019

Archives New Zealand is committed to supporting the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions.

Learn more about Archives New Zealand's role in the inquiry and how you can access your record.

Māori Land Court Minute Books now available in our Wellington Reading Room

February 20, 2019

The Māori Land Court Minute Books are now available in digital format at Archives New Zealand's Wellington office and will soon be available in our Auckland, Christchurch, and Dunedin offices.

Wellington shelving maintenance

December 20, 2018

From January to June 2019 there will be a programme of shelving maintenance in Wellington that will impact access to some archival holdings. The work will result in the ‘rolling closure’ of storage areas – a small area will be closed for one or two days. You will not be able to order an item using Archway when a storage area is closed (you will receive a message that the item cannot be ordered when you submit the request).…