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File Format Migration – Considerations before you begin

Currently, Archives New Zealand openly accepts and encourages the transfer of all kinds of...

Posted on 20 March 2018 | 0 Comments


File formats for digital transfers – what you need to know

As you know Archives New Zealand is now accepting digital transfers. However, as your orga...

Posted on 27 February 2018 | 0 Comments


New Year greetings from Chief Archivist Richard Foy

I hope you had a good Christmas and holiday break and wish you, as part of the government ...

Posted on 26 January 2018 | 0 Comments


Meri Kirihimete me Te Tau Hou

Kia ora koutou katoaWishing you all a great Christmas and holiday time - keep safe and loo...

Posted on 22 December 2017 | 0 Comments


Suspension of Physical Transfers to the Wellington Office of Archives New Zealand

The suspension of physical transfers to the Wellington Office of Archives New Zealand has ...

Posted on 22 December 2017 | 1 Comments


Checksums and a digital transfer case study - new guidance released

Did you know that the beautiful marbling on the edges of index and register books, like th...

Posted on 21 December 2017 | 0 Comments


Managing records during changes to the machinery of government

Changes to the machinery of government are constant. Functions move between organisations ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 | 0 Comments


Government Loans Procedures Updated

We’ve updated the Government Loan Procedures on the Archives New Zealand website. We recom...

Posted on 9 November 2017 | 0 Comments


Digital preservation at Archives New Zealand: the tools

Archives New Zealand’s tools for digital preservation come from a variety of sources and w...

Posted on 3 November 2017 | 0 Comments


Who holds the keys to your Content Management System?

Archives New Zealand released the first version of its Digital Transfer Readiness Characte...

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 0 Comments