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Last updated: 7 January 2020

Dunedin City Council Archives, Dunedin City Council

About Dunedin City Council Archives, Dunedin City Council

The Dunedin City Council Archives hold a wide variety of records related to local government in the Dunedin City Council area.

The archives cover a significant period of New Zealand history in the area administered by the Dunedin City Council and its predecessors. The archives include the records of a large number of local authorities ranging from the early Town Boards and District Roads Boards to the Borough and County Councils, and the City Council.

We have 55 collections in The Community Archive »

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Local authority

Archive types:

  • Local government


First half an hour is free, then $50 per hour thereafter. Copying charges apply

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9am-1pm

Onsite parking:

Long-term parking is available in York Place and Smith St. Short-term street parking (pay and display), public car parks and parking buildings are close by.

Physical access:

Open to the public with some restrictions. It is preferable to arrange access prior to a visit

Contact details

Contact person:

Alison Breese
Chris Scott


50 The Octagon

Postal address:

PO Box 5045
Dunedin 9038

Phone number:

  • +64 3 4743553

Fax number:

  • +64 3 4743594