The Archives is free of charge for visitors to complete historical research. Fees apply for some services. Booking is essential.
You can hire a staff member to undertake your research. The fee is $30 per half hour (payable in advance). To find out how staff can help, submit a Queries and Requests Form.
The staff will advise of the charges for digital copies of documents or any photocopying needed.
For copies of building permits and consents see the building consent search.
Reproductions of photographs in the Archives collection are provided in digital format.
- High resolution images (publication quality, 5000 pixels along the longest edge) - $40 each
- Standard resolution images (reference quality only, 300 pixels per inch or less) - $20 each