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.






  • September 4, 2020

Future of the Community Archive Survey

ARANZ is seeking input from all stakeholders about the future of the Community Archive

To read more about the survey, the rationale behind it and to participate please visit:

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  • August 18, 2020

ARANZ AGM Reminder and Council Nomination forms

ARANZ AGM Dunedin 25 September 2020 and Council Nomination forms

The ARANZ AGM for 2020 is on Friday, 25th September 2020 at the Hocken Library – Seminar Room, Dunedin. The AGM will begin at 5pm with drinks and nibbles, with a 5:30pm AGM start time.

AGM 2020 Notice & Google Meet joining instructions

We also have nominations closing on 25 August 2020 should you wish to become a part of the ARANZ Council.

ARANZ Council 2020 2021 Nomination Form

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  • August 13, 2020

Postal ballot to modernise voting method for ARANZ constitution changes

Postal ballot to modernise voting method for ARANZ constitution changes

Currently, in order to change any aspect of the ARANZ Constitution, a postal ballot is required. This is a costly process and not an environmentally friendly way to seek approval for change. We want to streamline and modernise so that our members can make the most of available technologies to vote in future ballots. 

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  • 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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  • August 5, 2020

Wellington Branch AGM

Wellington Branch AGM

ARANZ Wellington Branch AGM with a Pacific Virtual Museum pilot project update

Date: Tuesday 18 August 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cost: Free event.

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