What We Have

We hold the archives of New Zealand government, including many national treasures. Find out what you can access from us, including information about our newest and most interesting archives.

About Archway

About Archway

Walter Nash Exhibition

Walter Nash Exhibition

Specialist Library Collections

Archives New Zealand holds New Zealand’s most comprehensive collection of archival and records management texts and serials.

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Searches this website, online exhibitions and our holdings

Over 4,000,000 Records

We hold more than 100 kilometres of archives, including documents, maps, plans, films, artworks and photographs. These were created by the New Zealand government and document nearly 200 years of New Zealand history.

Politicians' Papers

Politicians' Papers

An Impressive Silence exhibition currently offline

An Impressive Silence exhibition currently offline