Some records are restricted to comply with the Court Rules, section 23 of the Adoption Act 1955, section 15 of the Adult Adoption Act 1985, as well as the underlying principles of the Privacy Act 1993 and the Official Information Act 1985. Adoption records are restricted indefinitely; other restricted records are restricted for 60 years from closure of registers or last date of action on a file. Some records also have use and publication restrictions. These files will be individually identified.
The Registrar, Dargaville District Court. Postal address: DX: AX10085 Dargaville. Phone: +64 9 439 3160
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Once you have been granted access, bring the original letter with you when you place your order for the records.
Restriction does not expire.