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.






  • June 16, 2021

Community Archives Survey

Community Archives Survey Detailed Report December 2020

Following Archives New Zealand’s decision to decommission the Community Archive (TCA) Website, in 2020 ARANZ resolved to solicit the perspectives of all Community Archive stakeholders to understand its future. A short survey was conducted of users, researchers and institutions that are impacted by the decommissioning of the Community Archive.

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  • May 17, 2021

ASA conference and scholarship

Scholarship to attend Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) Conference 2021

ARANZ will grant a scholarship to assist a member to attend the ASA 2021 conference.

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  • May 7, 2021

Call for papers

Archifacts : Call for submissions

Archifacts, the journal of ARANZ Te Huinga Mahara, is now taking submissions for the next issue.

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  • March 22, 2021

Cancellation of the 2021 ARANZ Conference

Message from ARANZ President about cancellation of the 2021 ARANZ Conference

After the postponement of the 2020 Conference in Dunedin, the primary question for ARANZ Council early this year was whether to go ahead or to cancel the event. There are a significant number of risks associated with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, closure of New Zealand’s borders and alternating levels within certain areas of New Zealand. Weighing up these risks, Council has come to the difficult decision to cancel the event for 2021

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  • February 19, 2021

Message from ARANZ President

Waitangi Day Government House Garden Reception 2021

It was a pleasure to see ARANZ taking part in the commemoration of the 181st anniversary in Government House in Wellington. ARANZ was represented by the President, Vic President and, Key Archives Council Member and Queen’s Birthday Honours recipient, Gareth Winters.

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