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.






  • 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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  • November 19, 2020

ARANZ Awards Event

Awards event - Ian Wards Prize and Michael Standish Prize

12 noon - 1pm
Thursday 19 November 2020
1st Floor, Lilburn Room
National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Corner of Molesworth and Aitken Streets


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  • November 6, 2020

End of year function Otago Southland Branch

End of year function Otago Southland Branch

Otago Southland Branch of the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand warmly invites members and guests to attend our end-of-year function.

To be held at Emersons Brewery on Anzac Ave, from 5:30pm on the 19th of November. RSVP not required, just drop in!

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  • November 4, 2020

Initial Results from the ARANZ Community Archives Survey

The Community Archives Survey

This report is meant to briefly present the initial findings on the perspectives of TCA stakeholders. A full and detailed analysis will follow later. It provides an overview of responses and updates you on the current status of the analysis process.

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  • October 5, 2020

Michael Standish Prize 2020

Elizabeth Charlton - Reappraisal and deaccessioning: Applying a ‘Dangerous Practice’ in New Zealand

The ARANZ Council is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Charlton has been awarded the Michael Standish Prize for her article Reappraisal and deaccessioning: Applying a ‘Dangerous Practice’ in New Zealand.

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