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Some transcription errors were created in our database when the registers were scanned, we suggest you to use a 'less is best' approach when searching.

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The registration number is unique to a registration within each life event type and is different to the folio number you may be familiar with on microfiche indexes available in libraries etc. For more tips on how to search, go to Help

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Photograph of a Māori birth registration dated 1930.
Photograph of a microfilm and microfiche reader showing indexes of births, deaths and marriages.
Photograph of Marriages in folders dated 1990.