Get HSTS headerGet HSTS header Home Page | The Community Archive
  • Craven School, Palmerston North. Play c1915_image3

    Craven School, Palmerston North. Play c1915_image3
    Ian Matheson City Archives

Welcome to The Community Archive, New Zealand’s hub for archival collections. Here you will find treasures of our past and present. Contributors range from individuals and small local organisations through to large institutions with nationally-significant collections. Read more…

Explore Collections

Our Blog

Update on the future of the Community Archive »

The National Library and Archives New Zealand have recently initiated work within the sector on a national approach to documenting Aotearoa New Zealand society.

Archives New Zealand, Wellington



Questions or comments about the Community Archive listings or website?

For collections listed on the Community Archive:
Contact the contributors directly using the contact details provided by them.
For information on archives held by Archives New Zealand:
Email to research.archives@dia.govt.nz 
For the Community Archive website itself:
Send us a message via our online form
For help with joining:
Become a contributor and/or apply online to become a registered user.