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 ARANZ: Archives and Records Association of New Zealand Te Huinga Mahara

ARANZ Te Huinga Mahara 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.

If you are interested in becoming an ARANZ member please check out our membership benefits and application form. There are many advantages to membership and it is a key way of engaging with the information management profession and the issues before us.

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Nga Taonga Tuku Iho 2018: A conference on Māori Archives and Records, Rotorua

Thanks to everyone who joined us for Nga Taonga Tuku Iho 2018: A conference on Māori Archives and Records, Rotorua, August 22nd (Wed) - 24th (Fri), 2018.

The theme of the conference was: Māori archives and records. This theme and kaupapa allows for an exploration of the discovery, preservation, description, record keeping, interconnectedness and meaning of Māori records, archives and taonga.

Read an excellent review of the Conference here - thanks to Alison Barnett, NZ Micrographics Services


ARANZ would like to thank for supporting our conference as our Principal Sponsor.

Silver Sponsors

ARANZ would like to thank our Silver Sponsors for supporting the 2018 conference


News and Events

Conference - follow all the action of the ARANZ Conference here on Twitter @AHui2018

National Archival and Library Institutions (NALI) Ministerial Group

Reminder - If you have received a voting pack, make sure you send your voting form back to ARANZ!

Otago/Southland ARANZ Branch - AGM 2 August 2018

25 July, 5:30pm, National Library of New Zealand, brought to you by ARANZ Wellington Branch


PROPOSAL FOR SPEAKERS & CONTRIBUTORS - Living Heritage: Materials, Methods and Context 24th – 26th of October 2018. NZ Conservators of Cultural Materials

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - "Te Waha Kairongorongo e":The Voice in Time and Space - National Oral History Association of New Zealand Biennial Conference 2018, 27-29 November, Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

Call for Papers - Feminist Engagements in Aotearoa: 125 Years of Suffrage and Beyond - Victoria University of Wellington, 21-23 September 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

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