Archives & Records
    Association of New Zealand
    Te Huinga Mahara



ARANZ is an incorporated society, established in 1976, with the aim of promoting the understanding and importance of records and archives in New Zealand. ARANZ is administered nationally by a Council of elected members. Branches are established in Auckland, Canterbury, Central Districts, Otago/Southland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, and Wellington.

Archivists; record managers; librarians; and other information managers; genealogists; historians; teachers; museum and art gallery curators; religious groups; professional associations; historical societies; businesses; local and central government agencies; and many other interested in the preservation and use of archives and records.

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Te Whakawhiwhinga Tūranga o Lilburn

Applications are now open for the Lilburn Trust Student Awards.

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Second and final call for papers ARANZ 2020 Conference

This is the second and final call for papers.
Please send your submissions to conference@aranz.org.nz by 31 March:
        •       Topic summary, up to 500 words
        •       Selection of a 30 or 60 minute slot

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Call for submissions

Archifacts the journal of Te Huinga Mahara Archives & Records Association of New Zealand is now taking submissions for our next issue. 

Editors are standing by and want to hear from you! Deadline for the next issue is March 27, 2020. 

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Become an ARANZ member

There are many advantages to membership and it is a key way of engaging
with the information management profession and the issues before us.

  • Help to preserve New Zealand’s archives and records.
  • Keep you informed about current archives and recordkeeping concerns and initiatives.
  • Give your concerns a stronger voice through the Association’s submissions and reports.
  • Grant you access to an informal ARANZ library.
  • Enable you to meet people who share your interest in archives and recordkeeping who can assist with your information needs.
  • Enable you to attend branch meetings and seminars.
  • Entitle you to receive ARANZ publications.
  • Give you discounted registration for ARANZ annual conferences, that provide relevant programmes of high quality.