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A treasure trove

A great place to do research, very helpful staff and great space to work in. The archives house... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2015
Auckland NZ
Treasure Trove

Visited National Achives in April 2018 for family research purposes. Wonderful help from the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
West Coast NZ
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27 Aug 2018
“Treasure Trove”
19 Apr 2018
“Efficient and helpful”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited National Achives in April 2018 for family research purposes. Wonderful help from the friendly staff with research procedures. This is a great asset with the documented history available to all NZ's. Café available on site too. Will definitely return when able.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the staff who made our visit to the archive productive and efficient. Document identification and retrieval was relatively easy and rapid.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank editionsofyou
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I kind of just stumbled across this walking around Wellington toady. If you go to the I-site centre they give you a city map that has all the attractions on it that are popular. I followed this map and ended up here. As I didn't...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Excellent modern facility enabling you to see important historical documents. Original Treaty of Waitangi documents displayed under glass.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bob A
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The National Archives is a very quiet inconspicuous place hiding the originals of the Treaty of Waitangi. The city is planning to display the documents in the National Library soon, which will be a more cosy place than the National Archives. Until then, expect a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank anetkastill
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is an extremely quiet tourist attraction. And is a must do come on it's the founding document of our country. And trust me when I say this there is a lot of interesting information. And there are a lot of other important documents here...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JJKiwiKid
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing visit to National Archives to view Te Tiriti/The Treaty ... and read/see the history of Aotearoa ... relax in the library of amazing resources. This is a 'must do' visit. It's FREE too! There's a cafe in the foyer.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank FionaT278
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I was somewhat disappointed with my trip here. Despite it being listed as a place to visit in guide books etc. it really didn’t seem a touristy place to go. I enjoyed seeing the Treaty of Waitangi but that was just about it for this...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank ne_quine
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Only a quick visit but an amazing resource an interesting part of Wellington too as not far from the National Library also, great coffee shops near by, the NZ Government buildings about 5-10 minutes walk away and plenty of beautiful gardens to sit in.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank benvonnag
Reviewed 1 October 2015

A great place to do research, very helpful staff and great space to work in. The archives house some surprising materials. I finally found a photo of the woman i am writing my book about.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Piha52
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