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 An exhibition of three constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand

Update: Wellington Reading Room - Scheduled Maintenance

May 25, 2018

Please note: Due to scheduled external maintenance work at Archives in Wellington, there may be increased noise levels in the Reading Room from Thursday 31 May to early June. Please also be advised that the Wellington Reading Room will need to be closed at 3pm on Friday 1 June.

The work schedule is weather dependant so may change with limited notice. Should any changes occur we will update the website notices as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Update: Important message for all Christchurch Office of Archives New Zealand customers

May 22, 2018

In late June this year, we will begin the process of moving to our new building in Wigram at 15 Harvard Avenue, near the Air Force Museum. The move will take six to eight weeks and there will be some disruption to our services during this time.

Searching Archway through archives.govt.nz currently disabled

February 9, 2018

Searching Archway using the search functionality available on the Archives New Zealand website is currently disabled for maintenance. You can still search our repository through Archway. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.