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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