New Zealand government agencies have been given a rap on the knuckles for poor record-keeping practices in the 2014-205 annual report from Archives New Zealand, which found that that important documents could be damaged, destroyed or inappropriately accessed as a result.

Chief Archivist Marilyn Little said it was “disappointing to see that, although the Act (Public Records Act 2005) came into force 10 years ago, barely half of the public offices audited in 2014/15 have record-keeping maturity at or above the level of a managed approach to records management.

Read more: Image & Data Manager, January 28, 2016

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