This page contains the documents that you may need or should read as you prepare to marry. If you believe there are others that should be added, let me know. Note that it is now easiest to apply for a Marriage Licence online. Check out Getting a Marriage licence below. Remember it is your responsibility to obtain the Marriage Licence and the documents that are signed at your wedding.
This file provides information about getting married in New Zealand. It is published by the Department of Internal Affairs and answers the questions most likely to arise as couples plan their marriage ceremony.
This file is the one that you need to complete to apply for a Marriage Licence if either of the couple live in New Zealand. When completing the form, my full name is Anthony John Sears
This file is the one that you need to complete to apply for a Marriage Licence if both parties reside outside New Zealand.
This file explains how to go about getting a Marriage Licence.
Who's in Charge? -This file explains some important considerations about the legal aspects of getting married with a Marriage Celebrant.