From 11.59pm Sunday 23 January, Aotearoa New Zealand moved to the Red traffic light seeting under the COVID-19 Protection Framework. Under the red setting Archives New Zealand’s reading rooms in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin will continue to open by appointment only. From Tuesday 1 February a My Vaccine Pass will be required for entry to reading rooms during normal opening hours. Access to view archives will be available for those who do not have a My Vaccine Pass by prior appointment only. This can be arranged by contacting the relevant office by phone or email.
Find out more about the status of our services under COVID-19.