New Zealand Archeological Association

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 the New Zealand Historic Places Trust and the Department of Conservation, and with funding from the Department of Internal Affairs' Community Partnership Fund

You may search for sites in particular locations using our interactive map, or contact our Central Filekeeper for further information. You can submit an application for access to ArchSite here. Charges apply for some requests and services.

ADVISORY (May 2013): Please note that ArchSite does not currently support Internet Explorer version 10. 

View the interactive ArchSite map
Download the Archsite Users' Guide (pdf)
with thanks to
Department of Conservation
Eagle Technology
Historic Places Trust
Kensington Swan
Digital Strategy
Arczoo
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