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Title Years
Rangiora - index to adoption register [includes Kaiapoi and Amberley courts] (R24284193) 1909 - 1978

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R24284193 CAHP 25837 CH1062 6 / c Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
25837
Rangiora Index to Adoption Registers more detail…


These indexes provide a nominal record of applications to adopt children heard at the Rangiora Magistrate's Court (and also the Amberley and Kaiapoi Magistrates' Courts). The Adoption Registers contain further details of the parties and children involved in an adoption.


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1909? - 2003

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
CAHP
Rangiora Court Office more detail…


The Rangiora District Court (formerly the Magistrate's Court) sat from 1864 until its closure in 2014. Within that period it also managed a number of surrounding Courts or received their registries once they had closed.



1909 - 2014
CAHS
Christchurch District Court more detail…


The Christchurch District [formerly Magistrate's] Court had a combined civil and criminal jurisdiction. The District/Magistrate's Courts constituted the lowest rung on the New Zealand court hierarchy.



2014 - 2015

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Restricted under the Adoption Act 1955 section 23 and Adult Adoption Act 1985 section 15. Access to these records should be discussed with the Registrar of the Christchurch District Court or with the local Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children office, as they may hold complementary records. Permission to access must be obtained from the Registrar of the Court.



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Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
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Wigram
Christchurch 8042

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Version Number: 5
Date Approved: 16/09/2019