Accessing the Archives

The Archives is free to visit, but you must book in advance. Some services incur fees. You can also search the archives online.

Some services temporarily unavailable on 4 September 2015

The City Archives offices will be closed to the public on Friday 4 September 2015 as renovations to the front office are being carried out. We can still respond via email and phone so email requests to or leave us a message on (04) 801 2096.