News & Events

In this section we provide you with up-to-date information about conferences, training sessions, seminars, talks and exhibitions relating to archives and records keeping.

If you would like your archives or records related event added to the upcoming events calendar,  please send the relevant details to the ARANZ Webmaster. Note that it does not have to be an ARANZ associated event.






Otago / Southland

  • August 9, 2020

ARANZ Otago/Southland AGM

Speaker: Douglas Roberts, Scottish Council on Archives

Due to the current uncertainty, it has been decided by the Otago/Southland Branch Committee that the AGM will go ahead, but will be held online via:
ZOOM on TUESDAY 18th AUGUST 2020 at 5:30pm. 
Formal business will begin at 5:30pm; Douglas Roberts will begin his talk at 6:00pm. 

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  • June 30, 2020

Questions and Answers evening with local archivists

Otago Southland Event

Please join ARANZ for a special Questions and Answers evening with local archivists:

  • Anna Blackman – Hocken Collections  
  • Anne Jackman – Archives New Zealand
  • Rachel Hurd – Presbyterian Research Centre

There will be discussion on how Covid-19 impacted local archivists and their archival repositories, touching on what they did to manage with the evolution of lockdown.

Tuesday 30th June 2020


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  • August 9, 2019

ARANZ Otago/Southland Branch Notice of Annual General Meeting

22 August 2019, Archives New Zealand, Dunedin Office, 556 George Street, Dunedin

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  • March 26, 2019

Archives & Place: Thinking Through the Connection

Archives & Place: Thinking Through the Connection - talk by Prof Tony Ballantyne - part of Heritage South month - Invercargill Public Library Meeting room Thursday 28 March!

More info here

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  • December 13, 2018

2018 Otago/Southland Regional Update of the Directory of Archives in New Zealand

The Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) Otago/Southland Branch is happy to announce that they have completed the 2018 Otago/Southland regional update of the Directory of Archives in New Zealand. The new regional update to the Directory was launched at an event in Dunedin on 22 November. 

A 2019 updated digital copy is available here. Please feel free to print it out (it looks great in booklet form) and distribute as widely as you wish.

An article about the launch is here.




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