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The Public Records Act 2005 (PRA) replaces the document and archives provisions in the Local Government Act 1974.…

S9: Disposal Standard — Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The disposal standard sets out minimum requirements determining how public offices and local authorities dispose of records.…

Decommissioning Websites Factsheet — Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Public sector websites may include content and metadata which must be managed in accordance with section 17 of the Public Records Act 2005.…

G20: Guide to Managing Web Records — Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The Guide to Managing Web Records is a good practice guide for public offices and local authorities managing web records and developing web info…

The Guide to Completing a Survey of Physical Records is designed to assist public offices and local authorities to systematically locate and ide…

This guide provides best practice advice on improving the storage of records.…

Recordkeeping for Business Activities Carried out by Contractors is a best-practice guide for public offices and local authorities for creating …

Access Authority Form — Sunday, March 1, 2009

Access Authority Form

The Guide to Managing Records During Administrative Change in Public Offices and Local Authorities is a best practice guide for public offices a…

Application for an exemption for a mandatory standard requirement

Corporate publications

The Acting Chief Executive’s business expense, gifts and hospitality disclosure …

Annual Report 2009/10 — Friday, October 22, 2010

This document reports on the activities and achievements of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga during the period 1 July 2009 to…

This is the fifth report issued under the Public Records Act 2005 by the Chief Archivist on the state of government recordkeeping.

Statement of Intent 2010-2013 — Friday, May 21, 2010

This Statement of Intent provides information on Archives New Zealand's future operating intentions for 2010-2013 and is consistent with governm…

Future Perfect Digital Continuity Conference 2010 Programme handbook

Annual Report 2001/02 — Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Annual Report 2002/03 — Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Annual Report 2006/07 — Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Annual Report 2007/08 — Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Annual Report 2003/04 — Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Factsheets

Archivist, Context Control Unit Role Brief — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Archivist, Context Control Unit Role Brief

Archivist Position Description — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Archivist Position Description

Terms of Reference …

Using Personal Cameras to Copy Archives — Thursday, October 8, 2009

Using Personal Cameras to Copy Archival Material information sheet

Government Loans Procedures for Clients — Friday, October 2, 2009

The Government Loan Service Client Procedures document is a manual for agencies to refer to when borrowing their own records on government loan.

Death Duty Registers — Thursday, October 1, 2009

Succession, Legacy, and Residuary Duty Registers.

Naturalisation registers, poll tax, Aliens Authority reports.  

Reading Room Guidelines — Friday, September 25, 2009

The Reading Room Guidelines document is a set of guidelines with which researchers must comply when researching in the Reading Room.

Camera Use — Friday, September 25, 2009

The Camera Use document explains Archives New Zealand's policy for researchers wishing to bring their personal cameras into the Reading Room.

Handling Guidelines — Friday, September 25, 2009

The Handling Guidelines document sets out Archives New Zealand's policy for safe handling of archival material.…

Forms

Archives New Zealand Vacancy Application Form — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Archives New Zealand Vacancy Application Form

This permission to access form is provided to assist members of the public in requesting permission to access material restricted by the relevan…

Registration form for Care of Audio-visual Collections Course.

Government Loans Service Request Form — Friday, October 2, 2009

The Government Loan Service Request Form is a form for agencies to fill out to request a government loan of their own records.

Application for Reader Card — Friday, September 25, 2009

The Application for Reader Card form can be filled in and brought to any of our Reading Rooms to begin the process of registering as a reader.

Archives Library Subscription Form — Monday, September 21, 2009

The Library offers a subscription service for an annual fee. Subscribers receive an extended range of services, and can apply using this form.

Disposal Comment Form — Thursday, August 20, 2009

The attached form can be used to comment on current 'Intentions to Dispose' notices.…

Government record keeping

Digital Recordkeeping Standard - Support Tools — Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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S5: Digital Recordkeeping Standard — Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The Digital Recordkeeping Standard (DRS) establishes principles and good practice requirements for creating and managing records in digital syst…

  Key findings  …

Digitisation flyer — Thursday, July 1, 2010

Flyer advertising the digitisation course

Government Web Standards 2.0 — Tuesday, January 5, 2010

This is a presentation given by Rowan Smith, Senior Technical Analyst, Department of Internal Affairs at the December Government Recor…

This is a presentation given by John Roberts, Acting Group Manager, Government Recordkeeping Group, Archives New Zealand at the Government Recor…

This is a presentation given by Patrick Power, Manager, Government Recordkeeping Programme at the Government Recordkeeping F…

This is a presentation given by John Roberts, Acting Group Manager, Government Recordkeeping Group, Archives New Zealand …

This is a presentation given by Patrick Power, Manager, Government Recordkeeping Programme at the Government Recordkeeping Forum&…

Guides and manuals

War — Monday, September 28, 2009

Mental Health — Monday, September 28, 2009

Citizenship — Monday, September 28, 2009

Migration — Monday, September 28, 2009

Government Employment — Monday, September 28, 2009

Personal Identity — Monday, September 28, 2009

Education — Monday, September 28, 2009

Directory of Archives — Wednesday, September 16, 2009

This is the first update of the Directory of New Zealand Archives prepared by Archives New Zealand.…

Community Archives Funding Guide — Wednesday, September 9, 2009

The Funding Guide for Community Archives has been developed by the Community Archives Group, Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Käwana…

Community Archives Toolkit — Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Käwanatanga is committed to providing leadership and support for archives in the community.…

Media releases

The Chief Archivist's Report on the State of Government Recordkeeping 2009 recommends public offices safeguard their records and information whe…

Some of the oldest land records in New Zealand made an historic journey on Monday 30 November when Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) marked th…

Managing Digital Information — Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Digital Continuity Programme Manager Evelyn Wareham and Senior Adviser Euan Cochrane talk to Christchurch-based public sector agencies about how…

New Resources for Community Archives — Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Archivists in the community now have valuable information at their fingertips with the release of four new publications by Archives New Zealand&…

Archives New Zealand Is Opening Its Doors — Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Archives New Zealand is opening its doors to the National Library of New Zealand’s important Turnbull Collection during the library’…

Wellington artist and writer Emil McAvoy is the winner of the inaugural $6000 Archives New Zealand scholarship.

Community Archival Holdings Showcased Online — Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The new online Community Archive is a hub where New Zealanders can register their archives and treasures and learn more about our history and he…

Digital standards experts meet in Wellington. — Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The pathos of war is brought to life through the sights and sounds of World War One captured in Archives New Zealand's online exhibition, An…

Blue Books 1840 to 1855 now online — Tuesday, October 13, 2009

A detailed insight into times past is revealed in this country’s 24 Blue Books which are now available online.

Newsletters

Community Archives Winter Newsletter — Wednesday, July 7, 2010

This is the PDF version of the Community Archives Winter Newsletter

Community Archives Autumn Newsletter — Friday, June 4, 2010

This is the PDF version of the Community Archives Autumn Newsletter

Community Archives Newsletter December 2009 — Tuesday, December 22, 2009

 Community Archives Newsletter December 2009

Policy and consultation papers

Council Charter — Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Archives Council Charter (RTF 123KB)

Appraisal Policy — Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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Research papers

Web Information Continuity Research Report — Friday, August 21, 2009

Public sector agency research findings

Speeches and presentations

Vendor's Perspective — Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Vendor's Perspective was a presentation given by Stephen Beighton, Sales Manager and Director, Desktop Imaging at the December Government Record…

Digitisation and archiving of the 2011 Census schedules was a presentation given by Hamish James, Manager, Information Management, Statistics N…

The Big Picture — Monday, December 13, 2010

The Big Picture was a presentation given by Danny Mollan, Director Strategy, Government Technology Services, Department of Internal Affairs at t…

Update on Current Developments — Monday, December 13, 2010

Update on Current Developments was a presentation given by John Roberts, Group Manager, Government Recordkeeping, Archives New Zealand and the D…

Audit Programme Update — Friday, December 10, 2010

Audit Programme Update was a presentation given by Richard Hipgrave, Manager, Public Records Audit Programme, Archives New Zealand at the Decemb…

Archives New Zealand’s Framework to Support Digitisation in the Public Sector was a presentation given by Patrick Power, Manager, Governme…

Dunedin City Council - Looking back towards the future was a presentation given by Lea Reid, Team Leader, Document Management, Business Informat…

Update on Current Developments — Monday, November 29, 2010

Update on Current Developments was a presentation given by Anna Gulbransen, Advisor, Government Recordkeeping Programme, Archives New Zealand at…

Digitisation: Do it Well, Do in Once — Monday, November 29, 2010

Digitisation: Do it Well, Do it Once was a presentation given by Anna Gulbransen, Advisor, Government Recordkeeping Programme, Archives New Zeal…

Women - Audio — Wednesday, November 24, 2010

An extract from an interview with Rosemary Barley, who talks about her experiences during the Berlin Blockade of June 24, 1948 until 12 May, 194…