With the launch of our Toolkit blog and Twitter page it’s a good time to mention our Comments Policy.
Following on from last week’s post, our first new piece of guidance on the Records Toolkit talks about records created by public offices and local authorities on social media.
What is sentencing?
With cloud services being widespread and widely used, staff at public offices and local authorities need to consider how we manage our information in cloud systems.
The Public Records Act 2005 (the Act) gives the Chief Archivist responsibility for public and protected local authority records and archives created by organisations throughout New Zealand.
With the end of the 2014/15 fiscal year Archives New Zealand (Archives) has seen the end of the first five year cycle of the Public Records Act Audit programme.
Sometimes a public office can find that its existing Disposal Authority (the Authority) needs to be changed.
Last week on the toolkit blog we addressed how a public office can go about amending its Disposal Authorities.
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.
Here at Archives New Zealand we’ve had a number of queries from people thinking about digitising physical records held in their office.
It’s a normal part of business that an organisation will create websites when it needs to.
The Chief Archivist Marilyn Little at midday today (15 September 2015) released the report of her review into the Prime Minister’s recordkeeping practices in regard to text messages.
The latest addition to the records toolkit is the new Risk Management Guide for Disposal of Records.
The mandatory Records Management Standard for the New Zealand Public Sector requires that a public office or local authority develops/adopts and implements a robust disposal process (section 5.4).
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.
The Public Records Act 2005 (the PRA) sets out a number of requirements for public offices and local authorities.
Last month we profiled the Government Recordkeeping Directorate and this week it’s the turn of the Holdings and Discovery Directorate.
Archives New Zealand (Archives) is responsible under the Public Records Act 2005 (PRA) for setting standards for public sector recordkeeping and encouraging the development of compliant recordkeeping practices across the public sector.