Archives New Zealand helps agencies care for records they continue to maintain in their custody.
The Archives New Zealand Section includes professional conservators and conservation technicians. They give conservation advice on general care of material or on specialised care of specific archival media types available.
Preservation staff also provide help in disaster preparedness, planning and salvage. Consultancy services are available on a charged basis including:
Archives New Zealand operates a Library containing material on most aspects of Archives and records management. The Library is available to subscribers by appointment.
Archives New Zealand creates various recordkeeping Standards and other tools for use in government agencies.