BDM Historical Records site maintenance Saturday 1 April 10:00pm to Sunday 2 April 11:30am NZT
BDM Historical Records will be unavailable on Saturday 1 April from 10:00pm to 11.30am Sunday 2 April due to planned system maintenance. You may want to check from time to time as the website may be accessible earlier than 11.30am.
The historic data available for you to search is limited so that information relating to people who might still be alive, can be protected. Information available includes:
View the Search Results to see what information you can get.
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New Zealand records on Ancestry.com
The NZ records able to be searched on Ancestry.com have not been provided by Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) New Zealand Birth, death and marriage records available on this website remain as above. More recent records can be ordered by having a RealMe account. See www.bdmonline.dia.govt.nz/NonHistoricRecords.
How can I get beyond the Proceed to Payment on the Order confirmation page of the website?
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If you provide your email address in your delivery details we will email your printouts to you instead of posting them by mail. The processing time remains the same. Certificates will continue to be sent by mail.