Records Toolkit

Archives New Zealand’s guidance on information and records management

Pages tagged 'Public Records Act'

New Guidance... December 2018 update

Quarter 2 2018/19 release 

Archives New Zealand's regulatory role

The development of Archives New Zealand’s regulatory role has been continuous since the introduction of the Public Records Act 2005 (the Act).

Statutory instruments

As part of our regulatory role, Archives New Zealand is responsible for issuing mandatory and discretionary standards and instructions.

Regulatory framework

The key legislation for information and records management for the New Zealand public sector is the Public Records Act 2005 (the Act).

Resources and Guides


Key obligations - Public Records Act 2005

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

Regulatory statement

The Regulatory statement describes Archives New Zealand's role in administering the Public Records Act 2005 (the Act).

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.