Court minute books are restricted under the Adoption Act 1955 s23. Access requires written permission from the Timaru District Court Registrar.
Registrar - Timaru District Court:
Note: All requests for permission to access restricted records should provide information about the reason for the research. The more information provided, the easier it is to consider the request.
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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.