The Address and Contact Details of Archives New Zealand National and Regional Offices

Our Reading Rooms

Visit our reading rooms to search for and view records. We have reading rooms in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Reading room open hours are listed beneath our office addresses below.

You are welcome to photograph records using your digital camera.

National Office, Wellington

10 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon,
Wellington 6011, New Zealand
PO Box 12-050, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: (64-4) 499 5595

General email: general.enquiries@dia.govt.nz
Please use the research enquiries form to make a research enquiry.

The public reading room hours of the Wellington office are Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5pm. Please note: the Reading Room opens from 9:30am on Wednesdays.

Please note: Owing to the Christmas break, the reading rooms across all four of our offices will be closed from 12pm Friday 21 December, reopening on Monday 7 January. We wish you a wonderful summer break. Meri kirihimete!

Disability parking available phone 04 499 5595.
He tūranga waka hauā kei konei nama waea 04 499 5595.

Auckland Regional Office

95 Richard Pearse Drive, Mangere, Manukau 2022
PO Box 201103, Auckland Airport, Manukau 2150
Phone: (64-9) 270 1100
Fax: (64-9) 276 4472

General email: auckland.archives@dia.govt.nz
Please use the research enquiries form to make a research enquiry.

The public reading room hours of the Auckland office are Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 5pm.

Please note: Owing to the Christmas break, the reading rooms across all four of our offices will be closed from 12pm Friday 21 December, reopening on Monday 7 January. We wish you a wonderful summer break. Meri kirihimete!

Disability parking available on site.
He tūranga waka hauā kei konei.

Christchurch Regional Office

15 Harvard Avenue, Wigram
Christchurch 8042
PO Box 642, Christchurch 8140
Phone: (64-3) 377 0760

General email: christchurch.archives@dia.govt.nz
Please use the research enquiries form to make a research enquiry.

The public reading room hours of the Christchurch office are Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 1pm.

Please note: Owing to the Christmas break, the reading rooms across all four of our offices will be closed from 12pm Friday 21 December, reopening on Monday 7 January. We wish you a wonderful summer break. Meri kirihimete!

Disability parking available on site.
He tūranga waka hauā kei konei.

Dunedin Regional Office

556 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
PO Box 6183, Dunedin North, Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone: (64-3) 477 0404

General email: dunedin.archives@dia.govt.nz
Please use the research enquiries form to make a research enquiry.

The public reading room hours of the Dunedin office are Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 5pm.

Please note: Owing to the Christmas break, the reading rooms across all four of our offices will be closed from 12pm Friday 21 December, reopening on Monday 7 January. We wish you a wonderful summer break. Meri kirihimete!

Disability parking available on site.
He tūranga waka hauā kei konei.

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Media Enquiries

If you'd like to speak to us, arrange an interview, or film at an Archives New Zealand office, please email media@dia.govt.nz or call on +64 27 535 8639.

Official Information Act Requests

You can submit a request for official information from Archives New Zealand through the following channels:

Archives New Zealand
PO Box 12-050
Wellington
New Zealand

For further information on Official Information Act requests, please see Make an Official Information Act Request, or Making Official Information Act requests – Department of Internal Affairs.