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Deaths included in this index are those that occurred at least 50 years ago or where the deceased's date of birth was at least 80 years ago. Each transcript will . Sep 27, For birth, marriage and death records prior to , see New From their ages, birthplaces and marriage date were also included. See the FamilySearch tutorial "New Zealand Births, Deaths, and Marriages Online". Search. When searching, you must enter: A Family Name and Search From Date or; A Registration Number. Some transcription errors were created in our.
These include entries for divorces which are not found in the registers of regional Supreme Courts. None are listed by peoples' name, all are restricted access, and the groups of records are found through Archway.
Any Family Court has access to a national index which can give a file number for the period after Archives New Zealand holdings are very incomplete but can go up to for some courts. The best way to search is by keyword being mindful that there are different naming conventions, so search domestic or family court and domestic or family proceedings on Archway.
Access Access to Divorce Registers is open. Access to all Divorce Files is restricted for years from file closure.
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For the restricted files, either of the couple involved can, on clear proof of identification, access a copy of the Decree Absolute and the Decree Nisi. Access to a whole restricted Divorce file requires the researcher including either of the couple to present a letter of permission from the appropriate court. Under the Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Act husbands could divorce their wives for proven adultery by the wife.
Wives, however, had to prove both adultery and some other legally defined type of cruelty, or desertion, by the husband, to gain a divorce. The Divorce Act allowed a husband or a wife to petition for divorce simply on the grounds of adultery, which could also lead to a judicial separation. The grounds for divorce were extended to include: Over the years the grounds for divorce have been extended by various acts and waiting times reduced.
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It should not be assumed a divorce petition was filed in the same district as the couple lived before divorce. Often one party moved away and started proceedings elsewhere. Parties may have started proceedings in one court, not finalised them, then, after one party moved to another area, started again in another Court. These often include useful genealogical information. New Zealand Genealogy Links - Extensive links, focusing on marriage records, birth, shipping lists, and military records.
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It also has a good section of regional resources. New Zealand Genealogy Records from Ancestry. The 'Resources' page covers everything from directories and civil registers, to libraries, archives and historical societies.
New Zealand Society of Genealogists homepage - Starting point for researching family history.
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The 'Resources' section also contains good descriptions of the many different types of resources available to the genealogist. New Zealand Yesteryears - Provides information of interest to genealogists, with an emphasis on Southland.
Includes shipping information, images, archives, a timeline of NZ history, recommended NZ links, and a glossary of Maori names.
Pearl's Pad - Includes genealogical and general interest historical records, particularly for the area from Coromandel to the Bay of Islands including Aucklandbut also some New Zealand-wide resources, newspaper and other indexes, shipping lists, school rolls, 19th century native land tenure and NZ Army records and much more. Shadows of Time - Contains a range of useful indexes including lists of mayors, university graduates and early settlers.
It allows visitors to search the census in a variety of ways, though payment is required to access the full records. Tracing your family tree - a handy guide Wellington City Council Archives - most of the holdings of Wellington City Archives can be browsed on line. Holdings include local authority records for Wellington city dating back toand the archives of other Wellington organisations ranging from Wellington Harbour Board to Tawa Community Theatre.
There is also a module which allows searching of the content of Wellington rate books from Births, Deaths and Marriages Australasia Births Deaths and Marriages Exchange - A place to share information about details contained on birth, death and marriage registrations registered in Australia and New Zealand.
The database provides the records of: Births that occurred at least years ago; Stillbirths that occurred at least 50 years ago; Marriages and eventually Civil Unions that occurred 80 years ago; Deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago or the deceased's date of birth was at least 80 years ago. Marriages database - Undertaken by Otago University. Enables searching of marriage index records for a second spouse by using year and folio number, and from by name. Cemetery Records Genealogy Place Map - comprehensive searchable map showing exact locations of New Zealand cemeteries, memorials and other places of interest to genealogists Interment.
New Zealand Armed Forces Memorial Project - Project to photograph and collect a pictorial record of New Zealand war graves and memorials both overseas and in New Zealand and to record the stories of military personnel, whether they lost their lives or returned home. Site has links to Commonwealth War Graves Commission and numerous military sites.