Archives New Zealand

Also known as:

  • Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Archives New Zealand works "to ensure effective, trusted government information for the benefit of all New Zealanders. [Archives] preserve and protect more than seven million official records, from 19th century treaties to 21st century documents and data. [Their] goal is for all New Zealanders to easily access and use this taonga, connecting you to your rights and entitlements and stories – now and for the future."

There are Archive New Zealand offices throughout the country, but the main premises is a neighbour to the Parliamentary Precinct in Pipitea, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington.

The institution is part of Te Haumi – Enterprise Partnerships, within
Te Tari Taiwhenua | Department of Internal Affairs.

See also:

Arnold Wilson (Ngāi Tuhoe, Ngāti Tarawhai), ‘Kai a te Rangatira’ (1990), Archives New Zealand Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2022