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Archives NZ partners with Axiell

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 12:21 pm | Archives New Zealand

Today Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga welcomed a new partnership with Axiell, a supplier of software to the cultural sector, to manage their unique archives. Archives New Zealand will replace their collection management and search, ... More >>

Managing public sector information and why it matters

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 1:20 pm | Archives New Zealand

The Chief Archivist’s 2016/17 annual report to the Minister of Internal Affairs on the state of government recordkeeping was presented to the House of Representatives today. The report is required by the Public Records Act 2005. More >>

State of Government Recordkeeping 2015/16 Report

Friday, 21 July 2017, 4:35 pm | Archives New Zealand

The Chief Archivist’s 2015/16 annual report to the Minister of Internal Affairs on the state of government recordkeeping was presented to the House of Representatives today. Prepared under the Public Records Act 2005, the production of this annual ... More >>

See the original Treaty documents this Waitangi Day

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:36 am | Archives New Zealand

Archives New Zealand will be open on Waitangi Day, 6 February, to give visitors the opportunity to view Te Tiriti o Waitangi on the 176thanniversary of its first signing. More >>

UNESCO recognition for National Film Unit newsreels

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 1:56 pm | Archives New Zealand

The National Film Unit newsreels, a significant collection in the care of Archives New Zealand, have just been placed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) New Zealand Memory of the World Register. More >>

Plan for Disaster Management and Change Says Chief Archivist

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 4:21 pm | Archives New Zealand

Public offices should have plans to prepare for and manage the effects of natural disasters on their records and information, says Chief Archivist Greg Goulding in his latest report on the state of government recordkeeping. More >>

Safeguard Public Records in Times of Change

Tuesday, 3 August 2010, 10:25 am | Archives New Zealand

Safeguarding public records and information when government functions are changing is one of five recommendations from the Chief Archivist’s latest report on the state of government recordkeeping. More >>

Budget Dollars Strengthen Archives

Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 2:43 pm | Archives New Zealand

Government has allocated $12.6 million of Budget money to Archives New Zealand and the National Library over the next four years to develop and implement a full-scale industrial digital archive. More >>

Tackling a digital dilemma

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 4:33 pm | Archives New Zealand

How will the New Zealand's public sector overcome the loss of important digital information? More >>

Blue Books 1840 to 1855 now online

Tuesday, 5 May 2009, 12:44 pm | Archives New Zealand

A detailed insight into times past is revealed in this country’s Blue Books 1840 to 1855 which are now available online, Archives New Zealand Chief Executive Dianne Macaskill said today. “All 24 books which are a wonderful source of information ... More >>

Online Exhibition Brings To Life The Great War

Thursday, 13 November 2008, 1:40 pm | Archives New Zealand

Online Exhibition Brings To Life The Great War The pathos of war is brought to life through the sights and sounds of World War One captured in Archives New Zealand’s new online exhibition, An Impressive Silence. More >>

World War One Experience relived at Archives NZ

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 11:35 am | Archives New Zealand

Previously unseen World War One documents and artefacts are part of a new exhibition An Impressive Silence which opens at Archives New Zealand’s Wellington office this afternoon, Chief Executive and Chief Archivist, Dianne Macaskill said. More >>

86km Treasure Trove For Archives’ Scholarship

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 4:31 pm | Archives New Zealand

The 86 kilometres of Archives New Zealand’s holdings are a treasure trove for applicants of the department’s inaugural scholarship, says Acting Chief Executive John Roberts. More >>

Records & Archives Week starts today

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 10:30 am | Archives New Zealand

Records & Archives Week launches today, with archives and records organisations across the country demonstrating the importance of records, archives, and the recordkeeping professions. More >>

Records and Archives Roadshow

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 3:34 pm | Archives New Zealand

Have you found old school photos out in the shed or letters hidden in Uncle Charlie's old valise? Are those Gentle Giant tape recordings showing some wear? Is that King Kong home movie starting to buckle? More >>

This is New Zealand Returns Home

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 3:30 pm | Archives New Zealand

After a successful tour of New Zealand in the Telecom International Film Festivals the iconic film This is New Zealand returns home to the Embassy Theatre Wellington for a pre-Christmas season from tomorrow. More >>

New Archive For Auckland Opens Tomorrow

Friday, 14 September 2007, 10:22 am | Archives New Zealand

A purpose-built repository for Archives New Zealand in Auckland will be officially opened by the Prime Minister the Rt Hon Helen Clark at 10.00am tomorrow, 15 September 2007. More >>

Disposal authorities now online for easy access

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 3:29 pm | Archives New Zealand

Record keepers in public agencies now have online access to information about what they can do with their public records when they no longer have need of them, said Archives New Zealand’s Manager Appraisal Denise Williams. More >>

New Zealanders at War – Online Today

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 9:53 am | Archives New Zealand

Taking the National Collection of War Art to many more people has been the driving force behind a project to get the collection online, Archives New Zealand Chief Executive Dianne Macaskill said at today’s launch of War Art Online. More >>

A slice of life from the 1960s

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 2:08 pm | Archives New Zealand

The award winning and remastered film This is New Zealand is being screened in cinemas throughout New Zealand as part of the 2007 New Zealand International Film Festivals, Dianne Macaskill, Chief Executive of Archives New Zealand, said today. More >>