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ARANZ: Archives and Records Association of New Zealand

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, Otago/Southland, Central Districts, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, and Wellington.

Our members include: Archivists; recordkeepers; 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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Professional Resources

ARANZ provides useful resources to assist members both professionally & in their wider understanding of the information management environment.

Jessie Munro, winner of the Ian Wards Prize 2017 with Seán McMahon, President of ARANZ at the AGM, 23 August 2017

News and Events

Otago Information and Records Management Group meeting Thursday 15th February

Calling past authors Archives & Manuscripts! - ASA publication - 15 December 2017

Pacific History Conference - Cambridge, UK December 2018. Call for Papers closes 31 January 2018

Call for Papers for Rotorua Conference - Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho 2018. This conference will be held at Copthorne Hotel, Rotorua, 22-25 August 2018.

ARANZ and the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) Memorandum of Understanding - Signed 16 September 2017

ARANZ AGM - 23 August 2017 Agenda and Public Talk

ARANZ AGM, Wellington - 23 August 2017

Submission to Nga Taonga Sound & Vision Archive - Strategic Review (22 December 2016) - 24 February 2017

Submission on RiC-CM to ICA - January 2017

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


Branches are established in Otago/Southland, Central Districts, and Wellington... Read more

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