Find guidance and standards about recordkeeping and information management.
Continuum Resource Kit
Continuum is a whole-of-government programme which provides a comprehensive resource kit of tools, standards and guidelines. Continuum supports the Public Records Act by providing guidance on recordkeeping requirements and best practice.
Records Management Standards
The Public Records Act empowers the Chief Archivist to issue, review, amend or revoke standards relating to the creation, maintenance or management of public records or local authority records.
Read our Standards Policy to find out what records management standards are and why Archives New Zealand issues them. The Policy also explains the principles which Archives New Zealand will follow when developing and maintaining standards.
Click here to view copies of our current standards and to find out more about international standards for records management.