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.
New BDM fees
Fees for birth, death, marriage and civil union products have changed. The new fees apply to applications received after 21 May 2017.
The fee change process and results of the public consultation are in the consultation document.
Services BDM helps provide
Death and bereavement
Proving your identity
Information for marriage celebrants
Fertility issues and assisted reproduction
Search historical records
Changing your name
They are part of the Department of Internal Affairs.