Welcome to Archives Central

Archives Central is a fully-searchable catalogue of Council Archives, including a growing collection of digitised archives, sourced from participating New Zealand local authorities.

The purpose of Archives Central is to make Council archives more accessible for the community and easier to use.

Click on the map below to view your chosen region’s homepage and search their listings; or use the search box at the top right of this page.

If you are a local authority interested in learning more about Archives Central and how you can get involved, please contact us at: enquiries@archivescentral.org.nz


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The pipe-trench in the Ohau gorge.

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