National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa) Act 2003

Oral histories

10 Provision of oral histories to National Library
  • (1) In this section,—

    oral history means personal reminiscences or reflections recorded by means of a recording device of any kind and information subsequently derived from those recordings

    person means a natural person; and includes a Minister of the Crown, a chief executive, and an employee of any part of the State services

    State services means all instruments of the Crown in respect of the Government of New Zealand, whether departments, corporations, agencies, or other instruments.

    (2) If an oral history has been provided to the National Library by a person on conditions (for example, conditions relating to access to the information) that have been agreed to in writing by, or on behalf of, the National Librarian, the Crown and its agents (including the National Librarian) must comply with those conditions.

    (3) This section—

    • (a) applies whether or not the oral history was created or acquired by, or on behalf of, the Crown; and

    Section 10(3)(b): amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 67(1) of the Public Records Act 2005 (2005 No 40).