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Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin - Life at Red: These reading rooms are open by appointment only and a My Vaccine Pass is required for entry from 1 February. Our archivists will be available in the reading room to provide assistance or advice on the day, with physical distancing protocols in place.

Alternative arrangements to view archives are being developed for people without a My Vaccine Pass. Please contact the office that holds the records you require. Archivists will be available to provide assistance in advance of your visit via phone or email.

Visitors will be required to wear a mask and scan in when entering our reading rooms.

Make an appointment to visit a reading room

Read our Frequently Asked Questions under COVID-19 Alert Level 2

More information on the status of our services is available here


Disability parking available at all sites. Read the visit our reading rooms page for additional parking and public transport information.

Auckland

Street Address
95 Richard Pearse Drive, Mangere, Manukau 2022, New Zealand
Postal Address
PO Box 201103, Auckland Airport, Manukau, New Zealand
Phone Number
(64-9) 270 1100
Fax
(64-9) 276 4472
Email Address
auckland.archives@dia.govt.nz
Reading Room Hours

Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm

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Wellington

Street Address
10 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
Postal Address
PO Box 12-050, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number
(64-4) 499 5595
Email Address
general.enquiries@dia.govt.nz
Reading Room Hours

Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm

To book disability parking phone: 04 499 5595

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Christchurch

Street Address
15 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Postal Address
PO Box 642, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Phone Number
(64-3) 377 0760
Email Address
christchurch.archives@dia.govt.nz
Reading Room Hours

Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm

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Dunedin

Street Address
556 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Postal Address
PO Box 6183, Dunedin North, Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone Number
(64-3) 477 0404
Email Address
dunedin.archives@dia.govt.nz
Reading Room Hours

Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm

The Dunedin office will be closed for appointments from Monday 6 December reopening Monday 24 January 2022, while we undertake building work. We will still be able to take your research enquiries during this period but there may be a delay in responding. Thank you for your understanding.

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