January 19, 2021

Report: Archives New Zealand Set to Get New Facility

From NewsOne:

New Zealand’s most significant and valuable documents will soon get a new home with plans for a new archives facility announced today.

Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin said in a statement the new facility will improve protection of the items.

It would also solve the issues with the existing archives building by creating a new facility that connects to the National Library, she said. [Clip]

Announced in this year’s Budget, $25.48 million over two years will be used to progress the design and resource consent planning for the new Archives Wellington building. An additional $9.623 million over four years will also support the redevelopment of its archival management system, which is the core document tracking system for users to access archives.

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See Also: Official Announcement via New Zealand Dept. of Internal Affairs

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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