Births, Deaths and Marriages
Whānautanga, Matenga, Mārenatanga
Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) registers and maintains New Zealand birth, death, marriage, civil union and name change information, and issues certificates and printouts.
Births, Deaths and Marriages will be closed on Monday 24 October 2016 for Labour Day. During this time a callout service is available for urgent death registrations and other urgent matters. Please contact us for further information. Our office will reopen with full services on Tuesday 25 October 2016.
Services BDM help provide:
Proving your identity
Changing your name
Information for marriage celebrants
Death and bereavement
Fertility issues and assisted reproduction
They are part of the Department of Internal Affairs.