New Zealand Archeological Association

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Due to the statutory holiday period, site records submitted to ArchSite will not be reviewed or approved between 20 December 2014 and 11 January 2015 (inclusive).  

Some edit users are currently experiencing problems when using Internet Explorer or Safari - until this issue is resolved we strongly recommend avoiding these browsers, and using Chrome or Firefox instead. 

Reports are available, but please be aware that jpeg images and PDF format documents are not currently being compiled in Full Site Records. There is information about using the new version of ArchSite on the Help tab above, and Edit users have been emailed a Help sheet. Please contact the ArchSite Co-ordinator if you haven't received this. If you encounter any login issues, or to report any faults or problems please contact the ArchSite Co-ordinator, email

Welcome to ArchSite

Welcome to the New Zealand Archaeological Association's Archaeological Site Recording Scheme website, where you can access information about archaeological sites in New Zealand. 

The NZAA is an registered charity with members in New Zealand and overseas. The objectives of the Association are to protect New Zealand's cultural heritage and to publish, promote and foster research into archaeology.

The ArchSite website is part of an ongoing project to make archaeological information available online. The NZAA has undertaken this project in partnership with Heritage New Zealand and the Department of Conservation, and with funding from the Department of Internal Affairs' Community Partnership Fund

You may search for sites using our interactive map, and request information about particular sites. You can submit an application for access to ArchSite here. Charges apply for some requests and services.

View the interactive ArchSite map
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