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Some more information would help me. Are you living with this man in Australia? It may be best if this goes to an Australian lawyer unless you are after information from New zEaland
If you are getting different versions of his life history then it is likely he is hiding something. It would be only reasonable if he could show you things like his army record or his passport and his birth certificate. I dont mind a phone call but its midnight here
How old is he? How long have you known him? Have you actually met him?
To get married you will needto see his birth certificate and you can ask him for an assurance he isnt still married, and this can be searched in the New Zealand Births Deaths and Marriages office
So getting those documents may reveal if he is really who he says. If he cant produce these then there could be a problem.
He may also need to produce his passport to get married so asking him for this may also help.
It is very easy to get a replacement. https://www.dia.govt.nz/diawebsite.nsf/wpg_URL/Services-Births-Deaths-and-Marriages-Get-a-Birth-Certificate?OpenDocument
That is the link and you can get this online. So you can tell him you can get this, but he has to provide his date of birth and full name.
You need to ask him for the actual documents and if he can't produce these, tell him it's off. Does he live in the same city? Do you know where he works?
Its a simple request and if he can't come up with this he may well be hiding something. After all if he has a criminal record he could be sent back to New Zealand
You could get a private detective to check up on him but that isn't the best start to a relationship
Perhaps tell him directly why you are concerned and that the changing stories are a worry
If he wants to get married then he has to provide documents and that will be the test. If he cannot, then he must be hiding something from you
I hope this works out for you