Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

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Public Records Act 2005

The Public Records Act 2005 establishes a regulatory framework for information and records management across the public sector in New Zealand.


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

Effective information and records management

Information is at the core of business, and is a critical organisational asset.

High value and high risk information and records

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

Information and records management strategy

The strategy is the key document of your information and records management governance framework.

List of protected records for local authorities - Explanatory notes

These explanatory notes have been produced to assist the application of the List of Protected Records for Local Authorities.

Text messages

If an organisation uses text messaging or another instantaneous, non-sequential electronic communication mechanism to conduct business, these communications are considered records under the Public Records Act 2005.