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.

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.

Note: The Auckland Reading Room will be closed from 15 to 26 October due to construction work. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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

Public Transport - 380 Airporter Bus
From Auckland Airport - Stop 2041 (opposite Park & Fly, Airpark Drive)
From Onehunga Train Station - Stop 2052 (Outside Park & Fly, Airpark Drive)

Christchurch Regional Office

15 Harvard Avenue, Wigram
Christchurch 8042
PO Box 642, Christchurch 8140
Phone: (64-3) 377 0760
Fax: (64-3) 365 2662

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.

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
Fax: (64-3) 477 0422

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.

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.