New Zealand Archeological Association

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ArchSite will be offline for approximately one hour on Thursday 19 January from 8 pm to allow for the installation of a patch to the server. If you have any problems accessing ArchSite after this time please do not hesitate to contact us.

ArchSite will be experiencing limited functionality for a 24 hour period commencing at 8 am on 26 January while the data is migrated to a new host server. During this time you will be able to view and download reports but will not be able to edit existing records or create new ones. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

New Guidelines for Edit Users of ArchSite have just been released. If you are an Edit user and have not received a copy of these guidelines by email please contact the ArchSite Co-ordinator, email

Please not that Internet Explorer and Safari are not compatible with ArchSite. We recommend that you use an alternative web browser such as Firefox or Chrome.

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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