Please note that a person may be discharged from bankruptcy after 3 years and a No Asset Procedure after 1 year. Please check the Insolvency Register on the Insolvency and Trustee Service website for the current status of a debtor.
Publication of bankruptcy adjudications and of debtors admitted to a No Asset Procedure changed in December 2018. From that time the Insolvency and Trustee Service has published all adjudications in the New Zealand Gazette by providing a link from the Gazette website to the Insolvency Register.
Other bankruptcy notices, including orders annulling or rescinding adjudications, can be found in the Insolvency and Trustee Services’ Public Notices.
In Bankruptcy Order Prohibiting Bankrupt From Carrying on Business After Discharge Pursuant to Section 111 of the Insolvency Act 1967 Take notice that by an order of the High Court at Invercargill dated the 20th day of November 1995, it was ordered by consent that David Edward Smith, formerly of Invercargill, be prohibited for a period of five (5) years from his discharge on the 21st day of November 1995, from doing any of the following things without leave of the Court: (a) Entering into or carrying on any business or class of business either alone or in partnership with any other person. (b) Being engaged in the management or control of any business carried on by or on behalf of, or being in the employ of, any of the following persons, namely, the bankrupt's wife, a lineal ancestor or descendant of the bankrupt, the wife or husband of such an ancestor or descendant, a brother of the bankrupt, the wife of such a brother, a sister of the bankrupt and the husband of such a sister. (c) Acting as director or taking part directly or indirectly in the management of any company or class of company. T. E. LAING, Official Assignee. Commercial Affairs Division, New Zealand Insolvency and Trustee Service, Private Bag 1927, Dunedin. Telephone: (03) 477 3722. Facsimile: (03) 477 5932.