Current Projects and News
This page provides links to current Archives New Zealand projects and activities which concern the management of records and information, and archives.
- New Training course to support the Digital Recordkeeping Standard - Coming Soon
Archives New Zealand is currently developing a training course on the International Council on Archives - Recordkeeping in Business Systems (Module 3).
This course will support the new Digital Recordkeeping Standard. Watch this space for course dates soon!
- Revoked Guidance - G3 - What to consider prior to implementing an IT ‘Solution’ to a recordkeeping problem
Archives New Zealand has revoked G3 - What to consider prior to implementing an IT ‘Solution’ to a recordkeeping problem – Issued January 2003 (Revised June 2006) as of 22nd December 2010. This guidance has been reviewed and it does not provide Public Offices and Local Authorities with current best practice guidance. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Digital Recordkeeping Standard Support Module
To support the recently released Digital Recordkeeping Standard, a mapping database has been developed. This database maps how ICA-Req modules 2 and 3 fit within the New Zealand recordkeeping environment and its relationship with Archives New Zealand’s mandatory standards.
- Ministerial Launch of the Disposal Standard and the Digital Recordkeeping Standard
The Minister Responsible for Archives New Zealand, Hon Nathan Guy, has formally launched the Disposal Standard and the Digital Recordkeeping Standard in Wellington. Copies of the standards are now available online in the Continuum Resource Kit.
- New fact sheet F23 Decommissioning Web Sites is now available
A new fact sheet is now available -- F23 Decommissioning Web Sites. The fact sheet is now available online in the Continuum Resource Kit. If you have any questions please contact Mick Crouch at email@example.com
- Disaster recovery of archives and records in the Canterbury region
This guide contains general advice on the salvage of archives and records following the Canterbury earthquake, geared towards public agencies and other collecting institutions and organisations.
- Digital Continuity Action Plan
The Digital Continuity Action Plan is a world first initiative which will prevent important public records being lost and ensure today’s information is available tomorrow.
- Public Records Act Audit Programme
Good recordkeeping is simply good business practice. It is an essential part of efficient government. The Public Records Act audits are a way of ensuring public offices are held accountable to these objectives.
- Standards Programme Strategy 2009 - 2012
We have reviewed the way we develop Public Records Act 2005 standards and have issued the Standards Programme Strategy 2009-2012.
- Join the Government Recordkeeping mailing list
Archives New Zealand uses this mailing list to provide regular updates and information about our government recordkeeping services and initiatives, including standards development. Join the mailing list here.