Fees

The Archives is free of charge for visitors to complete historical research. Fees apply for some services. Booking is essential.

Archives research

You can hire a staff member to undertake your research. The fee is $27.50 per half hour (payable in advance). To find out how staff can help, submit a Queries and Requests Form.

Photocopy

You can't remove archive materials from the building. Staff copy archive documents on site; however, some documents are too fragile to copy.

Black and white copying prices:

  • A0 copy $8.50
  • A1 copy $4.50
  • A2 copy $4.50
  • A3 copy $0.80
  • A4 copy $0.50

For colour copying prices, contact the Archives.

Photographic reproductions

Reproductions of photographs in the Archives collection are provided in digital format.

  • High resolution images (publication quality, 5000 pixels along the longest edge) - $37.50 each
  • Standard resolution images (reference quality only, 300 pixels per inch or less) - $18.50 each

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Before you visit, contact the Archive. Staff will first discuss your research needs and identify items of use.

Wellington City Archives

Phone (04) 801 2096
Email archives@wcc.govt.nz
Postal Address PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140
Street Address 28 Barker Street (off Cambridge Terrace)
Wellington 6011
Hours
Monday – Friday:

8.30am – 5pm