Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

Pages tagged 'Appraisal'


Appraisal is the analysis of an organisation’s business context, business activities and risks.  This will determine what information and records need to be created, what are of high risk/high value, and how long they need to be managed to meet business and community needs and expectations.

Appraisal statement

This statement applies to the appraisal of all public records, protected records and other information and records as defined by the Public Records Act 2005.


Information and records disposal refers to the range of processes associated with implementing retention, transfer or destruction decisions.

High value and high risk information and records

High value and high risk information and records are determined by the business context.

Seeking feedback on draft Selection Statement: Identifying and selecting public archives

Archives New Zealand (Archives) is seeking feedback on our draft Selection Statement by 28 September 2018.