Welcome to the Courts of New Zealand Visitor Centre. The Visitor Centre is designed to provide information to those planning to visit courts in New Zealand and information for students studying the New Zealand courts.
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Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal is located in Wellington but also sits regularly in Auckland and Christchurch.
Links to High Court addresses and s
Court hours are usually 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Note opening hours may vary between courts so if you are visiting a specific court please check opening hours by phoning the Court - Contact a Court
New Zealand's court system
General court information is available under the "about Courts" tab on this website.
The Ministry of Justice website provides further useful information for students and the public wanting to know more about the courts of New Zealand e.g. learn about the justice system , going to court and what jury service involves etc.
For further information or assistance contact the Ministry of Justice:
Daily lists and upcoming cases
In this section you will find scheduled court sittings.
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