Your local Community Law Centre can provide free initial legal advice and information.
New Zealand Law Society
Access pamphlets online or order hardcopies from the New Zealand Law Society.
Phone: (04) 472 7837
Ministry of Justice
This webpage provides some useful information and links on the more technical legal side of getting a copy of a will when a relative has died.
Māori Land Succession
This gives information on how Māori land is dealt with, including how land is dealt with after an owner has passed away.
Phone: 0800 371 471
The Public Trust gives information about things to consider when making a will, setting things up, choosing an executor and estate administration. Facilities are also available for making a will online.
The Consumer NZ website contains good information about wills, including the legal requirements for making a will, and what it’s likely to cost to administer after a person dies.