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

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

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Open Data

Open Data

Walter Nash Exhibition

Walter Nash Exhibition

Specialist Library Collections

The Department of Internal Affairs Library includes an Archives & Records Management Collection, which is housed at the Archives New Zealand building, 10 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon.