The historic data available for you to search is limited so that information relating to people who might still be alive, can be protected. Information available includes:
Births that occurred at least 100 years ago
Stillbirths that occurred at least 50 years ago
Marriages and eventually Civil Unions that occurred 80 years ago
Deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago or the deceased's date of birth was at least 80 years ago.
Mandatory fields are surname and beginning and end date for search engine to operate
New Zealand Genealogy
Click on the above link to take you to the New Zealand Search engine.
New Zealand list of Genealogy Sites
Mutiple links to Cemeteries, Councils, Libraries etc.
OZ Gen Link
Some links are no longer working but still worth a look!