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go   'Blue Books' of Statistics (8344) Holdings Dates
1840 - 1855

The 'Blue Books' contain statistical information about population, revenue, military, trade, shipping, public works, legislation, civil servants, foreign consuls, land transactions, churches, schools, and prisons. The items in this series have been scanned and digital copies are available to view (please go to the Records tab).

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   [New Zealand Historic Places Trust] Membership lists [record group] (8407) Holdings Dates
1958 - 1958

Microfilm of membership lists for regional committees of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, and membership cards for the Trust's associate members.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   [New Zealand Historic Places Trust] Project index [record group] (8408) Holdings Dates
1955 - 1956

This series consists of one microfilm.

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go   Accounts [record group] (8365) Holdings Dates
1841 - 1952

This series includes records of fees received in the Colonial Secretary's Office / Department of Internal Affairs, estimates of government expenditure, and other financial documents.

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go   Advisory and Research Branch [record group] (8402) Holdings Dates
1966 - 1972

This series contains reports relating to various topics including research papers on the role of the Governor-General.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Annual single number files [record group] (17193) Holdings Dates
1840 - 1888

This series contains inwards correspondence relating to the provision of postal services. It includes records created prior to the establishment of the Post Office as a separate department in 1860, which formed part of the general inwards correspondence to the Colonial Secretary (see series 8333, Record Group series IA1). Those records were extracted and included in this Post Office series but have since been re-integrated into that series. The series also includes inwards correspondence received by the Post Office Department from 1860 to 1888.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Post Office [record group]; Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Art gallery [record group] (8374) Holdings Dates
1928 - 1960

Records about the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, the National Art Gallery and a proposed art gallery in Christchurch.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Auctioneers [record group] (8355) Holdings Dates
c.1902 - 1902

List of auctioneers licensed in each district.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Board of Enquiry into the Conduct of H.E. de Bathe Brandon, Chief Clerk and Accountant in the Stamp Duties Department, 1874 [record group] (8414) Holdings Dates
1867 - 1874

Records relating to the enquiry set up to investigate charges brought against the Chief Clerk and Accountant of the Stamp Duties Department, H. E. de Bathe Brandon.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   British children evacuees [record group] (8369) Holdings Dates
1940 - 1941

Includes an official index of British children evacuated to New Zealand during World War II, samples of forms, and information leaflets.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   British Children's Reception Committee [record group] (8460) Holdings Dates
1940 - 1940

Minutes and reports of a Committee set up to arrange reception and allocation of children evacuated to New Zealand from Britain during World War II.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Centennial Branch and Historical Branch [record group] (8378) Holdings Dates
1900 - 1980


This series consists of publications and pamphlets.


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go   Central filing system [record group] (8333) Holdings Dates
1840 - 1982


This series is comprised of inwards correspondence on various subjects covering the wide range of functions administered by this agency.


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go   Chief Executive Officer (Cultural) [record group] (8406) Holdings Dates
1962 - 1981

This series consists of records relating to various cultural committees and institutions, including the New Zealand Film Commission, the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, the National Museum and National Archives.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Civil defence [record group] (8379) Holdings Dates
unknown - unknown

Notes on training the general public in civil defence.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Civil Service Commission, 1880 [record group] (8417) Holdings Dates
1869 - 1880

Records of the Commission set up to enquire into the constitution and organisation of the Civil Service. Also includes volumes of alphabetical indexes of civil servants and the departments in which they served.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission as to the Desirability of Federation with the Commonwealth of Australia, 1900-1901 [record group] (8424) Holdings Dates
1861 - 1901

Records relating to a Commission of Enquiry set up to investigate the desirability of New Zealand becoming a state under the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission for Licencing of Jockey Clubs Under the Gaming Act, 1920 [record group] (8432) Holdings Dates
1920 - 1924

Records of the Commission of Enquiry appointed to determine the racing clubs which licenses were to be granted under Section 50 of the Gaming Act 1920, in the racing year beginning 1 August 1921. The number of days on which the use of the totalisator was to be authorised by each license was also investigated.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission for the Reception of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh [record group] (8450) Holdings Dates
1867 - 1868

The Royal Reception Commission was appointed by Governor Grey in November 1867.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission of Enquiry into Charges Made Against [the] Government Printer, 1896 [record group] (8423) Holdings Dates
1893 - 1896

Records relating to the Commission of Enquiry investigating the Government Printer, Samuel Costall, of charges of unfair treatment of staff and certain relations with various women including his staff.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission of Enquiry into Charges Preferred Against the Superintendent of the Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, 1887 [record group] (8420) Holdings Dates
1887 - 1887

This series consists of evidence, exhibits and correspondence relating to the enquiry into charges made against Alexander Hyndman Neill, the Medical Superintendent of Seacliff Asylum.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission of Enquiry into the Fire at the Premises of Arthur Barnett Ltd. 1960 [record group] (8440) Holdings Dates
1960 - 1960


Records of an enquiry into the cause of a fire at the premises of Arthur Barnett Limited in Dunedin, and to see whether greater precautions were necessary for buildings.


CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission of Inquiry into the Proposal to Raise the Level of Lake Manapouri for the Purpose of Generating Electricity [1970] [record group] (8443) Holdings Dates
1949 - 1970


Records of a Commission of Enquiry set up to report upon the proposal to raise the level of Lake Manapouri for the purpose of generating powery. This include investigations on the functions and roles of the parties involved in the process, the effects on the environment, the feasibility and cost of these measures.


CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission on Compensation Claims arising from the Maori Wars, Auckland 1865 [record group] (8409) Holdings Dates
1845 - 1871

Records related to a Commission investigating compensation claims for losses sustained within the Auckland province during the New Zealand Wars. Thomas Beckham was appointed as Commissioner of this enquiry.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission on the Civil Service, 1866 [record group] (8410) Holdings Dates
1866 - 1866

Records related to a Commission set up to enquire into the clerical strength and efficiency of Civil Service departments and to make recommendations concerning the formation of a Benefit Society for superannuation.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission on the Hokitika and Greymouth Tramway Company's case against Westland County Council, 1876 [record group] (8415) Holdings Dates
1869 - 1878

Records relating to the investigation of claims for compensation from certain tramway companies against the inhabitants and County Council of Westland, for financial losses as a result of a public road being constructed in Westland in 1870.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission to Enquire into [the] Fire at the Premises of Messrs P. Hayman and Company Limited, Dunedin, 1952 [record group] (8438) Holdings Dates
1952 - 1952

Microfilm of the records of an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire which occurred on 29 April 1952 at the premises of P. Hayman Limited in Stuart Street, Dunedin.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission to Enquire into Amalgamation of Remuera Road Board with Auckland City, 1914 [record group] (8430) Holdings Dates
1908 - 1914

Records of a Commission of Enquiry set up as the result of petitions from Auckland residents both for and against amalgamation of the Remuera Road Board with Auckland under the provisions of the Municipal Cooperations Amendment Act 1913.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission to Enquire into and Report upon Certain Matters relating to Auckland Metropolitan Drainage, 1937 [record group] (8435) Holdings Dates
1937 - 1937

Records of an enquiry into Auckland Drainage Board's scheme for improving sewerage and stormwater drainage, and to ascertain whether the methods by which the board received levies from other authorities should be altered in any way.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission to Enquire into the Condition and Nature of Trust Estates for Religious, Charitable and Education Purposes, 1869 [record group] (8412) Holdings Dates
1869 - 1870

This series consists of records related to a Commission set up to enquire into the condition and nature of Trust Estates for religious, charitable and education purposes.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commission to Enquire into the Mode of Keeping and Providing for the Safe Custody and Protection of the Records of the Colony, 1872 [record group] (8442) Holdings Dates
1872 - 1873

Records of a Commission of Enquiry appointed to enquire into the state of the records of the Colony and the state of the buildings in which they were housed.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commissioners for the Reception of the American Fleet, 1908 [record group] (8453) Holdings Dates
1908 - 1909

Records of the organisation of a Government reception at Auckland for sixteen visiting American warships.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Commissions under the Manawatu-Oroua River District Amendment Act, 1925 [record group] (8434) Holdings Dates
1926 - 1926

This series consists of records of three Commissions of Enquiry investigating the benefit to be derived or likely to be derived by the Government from the operations proposed to be carried out by the Manawatu-Oroua River Board.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Communications [record group] (8349) Holdings Dates
1862 - 1871

This series consists of records relating to the establishment of several communication services, including steam postal service, and telegraphs.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Compensation Commissions, 1871-1872 [record group] (8413) Holdings Dates
1871 - 1872

Records related to Commissions of Enquiry set up to investigate individual claims for compensation for losses sustained during the New Zealand wars. Also includes records of a Board of Enquiry into allegations against Commissioner Worgan.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Constitutional papers [record group] (8341) Holdings Dates
1839 - 1961


Records relating to significant constitutional developments in New Zealand covering subjects such as the delimitation of New Zealand as a colony, the introduction of the Charter, constitutional appointments of Governors and other officials, proclamations of the accession of sovereigns, oaths of office, the Treaty of Waitangi, various pieces of legislation, flags and New Zealand's Coat of Arms, the issue of honours to citizens, and the abdication of Edward VIII.


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go   Contingent Transport Commission, 1902 [record group] (8425) Holdings Dates
1902 - 1902

Records of a Commission of Enquiry set up to enquire and report upon certain matters concerning the transport of New Zealand contingents from South Africa by the steamers 'Britannic' and 'Orient'.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   CORSO [record group] (8380) Holdings Dates
1947 - 1947

A report by the Dominion Secretary-Treasurer of CORSO (Council of Organisations for Relief Service Overseas).

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Cultural Branch [record group] (8381) Holdings Dates
1946 - 1982


This series includes records relating to funding for the arts and relating to National Archives.


CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Electoral [record group] (8382) Holdings Dates
1867 - 1957

This series consists of electoral writs and correspondence.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Electoral Enquiry, Auckland, 1903 [record group] (8426) Holdings Dates
1902 - 1903

Records of a Commission of Enquiry set up to enquire and report upon certain allegations made in respect to John King as Registrar of Electors for the Electoral District of Auckland.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Exhibitions [record group] (8357) Holdings Dates
1872 - 1940

This series consists of records relating to various industrial, fine art, and arts and crafts exhibitions held in New Zealand and overseas.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Explosives, dangerous goods and film licensing [record group] (8383) Holdings Dates
c.1908 - 1970

Records relating to legislation on explosives and film licensing.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   F.B. Stephen's papers [record group] (8462) Holdings Dates
1931 - 1949

Papers of Frank Burcon Stephens, including papers on local government administration, town planning proposals and reports of various committees of which Mr Stephens was secretary.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Film Censor's Office [record group] (8405) Holdings Dates
1909 - 1981


This series consists of records on subjects relating to censorship, including broadcasting legislation, banned foreign files, complaints made to the Film Censor relating to censorship, and minutes of the Film Licensing Authority.


CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Film censorship [record group] (8384) Holdings Dates
1916 - 1969

This series includes registers of films and television programmes viewed by the Film Censor's Office.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Fire services [record group] (8385) Holdings Dates
1934 - 1973

This series includes minutes of the Fire Service Council.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Food for Britain [record group] (8461) Holdings Dates
1947 - 1950

Records of the National Aid to Britain Conference held in Wellington in 1947, and minutes of the Aid for Britain National Council.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Foreign relations [record group] (8352) Holdings Dates
1886 - 1924

This series includes records of the proceedings of several Imperial conferences and the annexation of the Kermadec Islands.

CREATING/CONTROLLING AGENCIES: Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group]

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go   Gaming [record group] (8386) Holdings Dates
1895 - 1953

This series includes papers, registers, statistics and correspondence on racing, raffles and grants from Art Union funds.

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