We are committed to open government and improving practices around the proactive release and publishing of official information. Archives New Zealand plays an integral role in building trust and confidence in government through the administration of the Public Records Act 2005.

The Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) plays a significant role in New Zealand's constitutional framework and enables New Zealanders like you to have access to information that supports participation in government, and protects your rights and entitlements.

The proactive release of official information is another element that helps build trust and confidence in government.