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Last updated: 11 February 2018

Massey University Archives, Massey University

About Massey University Archives, Massey University

The Archives holds a number of collections:
• Records and documents of Massey University and its antecedent institutions including Massey Agricultural College, Palmerston North University College, Palmerston North College of Education and Wellington Polytechnic.
• Archives relating to disciplines taught and researched at Massey University.
• Archives of organisations affiliated with Massey University.
• Personal papers of notable staff and students of these institutions.
• Personal papers of notable New Zealand individuals.
• Archives of community, cultural, professional and other societies, clubs and organisations.
• Archives of businesses.

The collections include minutes, correspondence files, reports, financial records, photographs, maps and plans, audio-visual material, digital material and museum objects.

We have 18 collections in The Community Archive »

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Educational institution

Archive types:

  • Business archives
  • Personal papers
  • Tertiary records
  • Voluntary group archives, clubs, societies, etc.


Entry and retrieval is free. The first hour of researching on behalf of researchers who cannot come to the Archives is free, and a charge of $30 per hour is applies thereafter. Photocopying is charged at 10c per page. Any other expenses are charged at cost.

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 8.30-5pm

Onsite parking:

Metered parking is available on campus.

Physical access:

Open to public. Some material requires permission.

Contact details


Room 1.38, Practical Teaching Complex
Massey University, SH 57,
Palmerston North

Postal address:

Massey University
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442

Phone number:

  • +64 6 9516197

Website address: