To change your legal name on University records you will need to provide either an original or certified (witnessed/notarised) copy of evidence of name change (e.g. marriage certificate, civil union certificate, deed poll, amended birth certificate) to AskOtago.
Visit the AskOtago Central Hub in the Information Services Building, Dunedin campus, or contact by:
Tel +64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98
If you're wanting to make changes prior to graduating, the documentation should be provided at least 5 weeks prior to the ceremony.