When a transfer of records takes place Archives New Zealand will assist the transferring public office throughout the process.
The Public Records Act (the Act) is a regulatory framework for improving information management across the public sector in New Zealand.
Disposal is the final action concerning the fate of records, for example, destruction or transfer to archives.
DA424 is a disposal authority that identifies common classes (or groups) of records created by Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPNZ) their retention periods and disposal actions (what to do with records long term – i.e.
The Records Management Standard for the New Zealand Public Sector and the Resources and Guides produced by Archives New Zealand are designed to be applicable across the New Zealand public sector.
If you are looking to dispose of public records you have that are no longer of business use to your organisation the Records Toolkit has advice on the options available:
DA221 is a disposal authority that identifies common classes (or groups) of records created by schools, their retention periods and disposal actions (what to do with records long term – i.e.
Through this page a number of factsheets and guides produced by Archives New Zealand can be accessed and downloaded.
This information will assist in the safe, well packaged transport of your records to Archives New Zealand.
Public offices must transfer from their possession and control public records of archival value that have been in existence for 25 years to the control of the Chief Archivist.