The Records Toolkit has been created to ensure that records and information management advice, resources and tools are easier to find and use, by building an online community of practice for records and information management professionals.
Why a Records Toolkit?
The Government Recordkeeping directorate is responsible for the following Archives New Zealand functions under the Public Records Act 2005:
With the launch of our Toolkit blog and Twitter page it’s a good time to mention our Comments Policy.
Providing access to records involves:
Once a public office has formally submitted an appraisal report accompanied by a retention and disposal schedule, the Chief Archivist can approve the recommendations in principle.
The latest addition to the records toolkit is our list of Information Management Education/Training Providers in New Zealand and Overseas (the list).
A recent survey of Government Recordkeepers found that most of the respondents felt that Archives New Zealand’s online finding aid Archway (www.archway.archives.govt.nz) was not easy to use.
Some web browsers are experiencing extreme delays in opening the Intentions to Dispose Comments Form on the Archives New Zealand website.
The Public Records Act 2005 (PRA) sets out the role of the Chief Archivist in providing standards and leadership in ensuring that public offices and local authorities meet their PRA obligations.
The Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (PARBICA) held its 16th biennial conference (known as PARBICA 16) in association with the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) at the University of Auckland from 7 – 10 September.
Hosted on this page is the list of information management education/training providers.
Read a report below written by Andrea Byrne, Digital Preservation Process Administrator at Archives New Zealand, from her attendance at the 12th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres).