About the National Archives
The National Archives of the Solomon Islands (NASI) was established in 1979, to preserve records of the Solomon Islands Government that has lasting value for reference and historical purposes. NASI also has the mandated role to advise all Solomon Islands Government departments and agencies on the proper management and disposal of Government records.
The first group of records to be transferred to the National Archives were records of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate Administration (1893-1978) that was transferred from the disbanded Western Pacific Archives in Suva, Fiji.
The National Archives also acquires records from other organisations and individuals that may have historical significance to the Solomon Islands.
- To act as repository for the custody and preservation of records of lasting value produced by the Solomon Islands Government, as well as materials from other organisations and individuals that may have historical significance to the country.
- To advise Government departments and agencies on the proper management and disposal of the official records of the Solomon Islands Government.
- To provide, maintain and enhance Government and general public access to the archives.
- To carry out repair and conservation work to damaged or at-risk archival documents.
- To make surrogate and digital copies of archival documents for ongoing preservation.
|National Archives||Monday to Friday – 8am to 4:30pm|
|Reading Room||Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:30am to 4pm (Lunch hour closed)|
Here you will find the direct contact details for the Government Archivist Director. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.
|Government Archivist – Director||(+677) 21397|
If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.