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Pages tagged 'Destruction'

District Health Boards

DA262 is a disposal authority  for New Zealand District Health Boards (DHB’s) that identifies common classes (or groups) of records created by DHB’s, their retention periods and disposal actions (what to do with records long term – i.e.


Universities

DA337 is a disposal authority developed for New Zealand Universities.


Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics New Zealand (ITPNZ)

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.


Methods of Destruction

Under section 18(1) of the Public Records Act 2005 (PRA) a public record or local authority protected document cannot be destroyed without the authorisation of the Chief Archivist.


So you want to dispose?

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:


Schools

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.


What do you do with the hardcopies of records that have been digitised?

Here at Archives New Zealand we’ve had a number of queries from people thinking about digitising physical records held in their office.


Checklist: Destruction of source records after digitisation

Use this checklist to work out whether you can destroy physical records after digitisation.


Amended General Disposal Authority 7 (GDA7)

Archives New Zealand has now completed the process of assessing feedback on the proposed amendments to the General Disposal Authority 7 (GDA7) and the final document is now available on the records toolkit here and also on Archway as Disposal Authority 576 (DA576).