Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

Resources and Guides



Appraisal statement

Authority to retain public records in electronic form only

Case study: First end-to-end born-digital transfer


Cloud services: information and records management considerations

Destruction of source information after digitisation

Digital transfer initiation - characteristics

Digital transfer initiation - how to prepare

Digital transfer overview


Disposal authorisation

Disposal - Precedent register example

Disposal register - example

Disposal - Sentencing

Disposal - Transfer

Effective information and records management

Executive Sponsor - Role and responsibilities

Information and records management strategy

Integrated information and records systems, processes and practices

Key definitions

Key obligations - Public Records Act 2005

Protection and preservation of protected records - Instruction to local authorities

Providers of education and training in information and records management

Storage of physical records

Text messages

Transport of your transfer to Archives New Zealand