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  • Alexandra
    Physical 4-6 Kelman Street ALEXANDRA
    Postal DX: ZX10312
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 440 0061
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Queenstown airport to courthouse Total distance 89 km.
    Approximate driving time 68 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information The entrance is on Kelman Street with reception through the main doors.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities Free on street parking is available near the courthouse.
  • Ashburton
    Physical Corner of Baring Square West and Cameron Street ASHBURTON
    Postal DX: WX10605
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 307 9070
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 4.00pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Christchurch airport to courthouse 82 km.
    Approximate driving time 85 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Nearest bus stop is on East Street, a short walk from the courthouse.
    Entrance information The entrance is on Baring Square West with reception on the right hand side of the foyer.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities Free on street parking on Cameron Street.
  • Auckland
    Physical 65-69 Albert Street AUCKLAND
    Postal DX: CX10024
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 916 9047
    Resident Judges Her Honour Judge EM Aitken, His Honour Judge DA Burns, His Honour Judge R Collins, Her Honour Judge PA Cunningham, His Honour Judge NR Dawson, His Honour Judge L de Jong, His Honour Judge TH Druce, His Honour Judge CJ Field, His Honour Judge AJ Fitzgerald, Her Honour Judge SJ Fleming, His Honour Judge GA Fraser, His Honour Judge BA Gibson, His Honour Judge GM Harrison, His Honour Judge DJ Harvey, Her Honour Judge D Henare, Her Honour Judge AE Kiernan, Her Honour Judge NJ Mathers, His Honour Judge IA McHardy, His Honour EP Paul, His Honour Judge G Powell, His Honour Judge R Ronayne, Her Honour Judge C Ryan, Her Honour Judge AA Sinclair, Her Honour Judge ME Sharp, His Honour Judge D Sharp, His Honour Judge JA Smith, His Honour Judge HM Taumaunu
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 21 km.
    Approximate driving time 30 minutes. Allow extra 20 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Local bus stops are located on Albert Street which is opposite the District Court.
    Entrance information The entrance for all court business is on the corner of Albert and Kingston Streets.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near Auckland District Court.
    There is very limited street parking near the District Court, this costs $4 per hour (prices as at February 2009). The nearest parking building is Wilsons which is located on Federal Street (the back of the courthouse building). This costs $15 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • Balclutha
    Physical 1 Paisley Street BALCLUTHA. The Balclutha District Court is a hearing only Court and the Balclutha registry office is the Dunedin District Court.
    Postal DX YX10155
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 419 0073
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours Please phone 0800 268 787 for further details.
    Time/distance from Dunedin airport to courthouse Total distance 65 km.
    Approximate driving time 57 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No public transport is available other than a local taxi service.
    Entrance information Courthouse is located on the corner of Renfrew & Paisley Streets with the public entrance off Paisley Street.
    Parking facilities There is plenty of free parking adjacent to and surrounding the courthouse.
  • Blenheim
    Physical 58 Alfred Street BLENHEIM
    Postal DX: WX10502
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 520 9251
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Time/distance from Blenheim airport to courthouse Total distance 8 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Blenheim has a limited bus service.
    Entrance information The public entrance and office is located on Seymour Street.
    Courtroom entrances are around the corner on Alfred Street.
    Parking facilities There is very limited street parking near Blenheim courthouse.
    There is public parking approximately 50 metres away on Alfred Street, opposite Blenheim School which costs $0.80 cents per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • Chatham Islands
    Physical Waitangi-Tuku Road CHATHAM ISLANDS
    Postal Private Bag
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 305 0410
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Closest bus stops/train information N/A
    Entrance information Chathams Island Court is co-located with the police station. There is a single entrance which is only open when the resident police officer is on-site. Court only sits one day per quarter unless special sittings are required.
    Parking facilities On street parking is available in front of the courthouse.
  • Christchurch
    Physical 282 Durham Street CHRISTCHURCH
    Postal DX: WX10021
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 962 4233
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge BP Callaghan, His Honour Judge AA Couch, His Honour Judge CJ Doherty, Her Honour Judge JA Farish, His Honour Judge AD Garland, His Honour Judge PR Kellar, His Honour Judge GS MacAskill, Her Honour Judge JA McMeeken, Her Honour Judge JJ Moran, His Honour Judge RJ Murfitt, His Honour Judge RE Neave, His Honour Judge SJ O'Driscoll, His Honour Judge DJL Saunders, Her Honour Judge E Smith, His Honour Judge CP Somerville, His Honour Judge NA Walsh.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Christchurch airport to courthouse Total distance 11 km.
    Approximate driving time 20 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus exchange is situated on Lichfield Street with a walkway from Colombo Street. This is approximately a 10 minute walk from the courthouse. There is a bus stop on Durham Street close to the courthouse.
    Entrance information The entrance for the District Court and High Court is located at 282 Durham Street.
    Once through the entrance the main reception counter is situated straight ahead.
    The District Court is situated on the ground floor and the High Court on Level 1.
    The entrance for the Family Court is at 85 Armagh Street.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking. Limited street metered parking is available close to the courthouse. There are metered car parks on the corner of Chester Street and Durham Street, and on Durham Street opposite the courthouse, costing $2 per hour, or $8 per day (as of June 2014). This parking is subject to change due to the continuing road works in the central city.
  • Dannevirke
    Physical 5-7 Gordon Street DANNEVIRKE
    Postal DX: PX10066
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 374 4531
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 60 km.
    Approximate driving time 50 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Intercity stop in town about a 5 minute walk from the courthouse.
    No train service.
    Entrance information The public office is located just to the left inside of the main entrance.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There is plenty of free parking near the courthouse.
  • Dargaville
    Physical 45 Hokianga Road DARGAVILLE
    The Dargaville District Court is a hearing only court and the Dargaville registry office is the Whangarei District Court.
    Postal DX: AX10086
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 982 5461
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Whangarei airport to courthouse The distance is 68 km.
    Approximate driving time 60 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information N/A
    Entrance information The public entrance is located off Hokianga Road.
    Reception is through the doors and on the left.
    Parking facilities There is ample parking at Dargaville District Court, or on Hokianga Road in front of the courthouse.
  • Dunedin
    Physical different buildings, see info below
    Postal DX: YX10176
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 471 5195
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge SJ Coyle, His Honour Judge MA Crosbie, His Honour Judge D Flatley, His Honour Judge KJ Phillips.
    Time/distance from Dunedin airport to courthouse Total distance 35 km.
    Approximate driving time 25 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located in the Octagon, Railway station, Cumberland and Princes Streets which are all within walking distance.
    Entrance information Collections - Radio Otago House Ground Floor, 248 Cumberland Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin
    Jury Court - 184 High Street, Dunedin
    Criminal Court - 41 Lower Stuart Street, Dunedin - entrance on Dunbar Street
    Family Court and Civil Court - 5th Floor, John Wickliffe House, 265 Princes Street, Dunedin
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near the District Court.
    The nearest parking building is located between Lower Stuart Street and Burlington Street. The cost is $1.60 per hour (prices as at February 2009) and opening hours 7.00am - 2.00am Monday to Sunday.
  • Feilding
    Physical The Feilding District Court closed on 1 March 2013. All Feilding court services have permanently transferred to the Palmerston North District Court. Please phone 0800 268 787 for further details.
  • Gisborne
    Physical 1 Customhouse Street GISBORNE
    Postal DX: PX10091
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 869 0351
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am-5pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 9.30am-5pm Tuesdays
    Time/distance from Gisborne airport to courthouse Total distance 6 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Gladstone Road, approximately 5 minutes walking distance
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Customhouse Street. Reception is located on the ground floor.
    The Family Court entrance is on Reads Quay with reception located on Level 2.
    Parking facilities There is free all day parking behind the High/District Court in Reads Quay (prices as at February 2009).
    Limited street parking is available near the Family Court further along Reads Quay. This costs $1 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • Gore
    Physical 6 Hokonui Drive GORE
    Postal DX: YX10143
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 209 0031
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4.00pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Invercargill airport to courthouse Total distance 67 km.
    Approximate driving time 63 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Tbe nearest bus stop is outside the Gore i-SITE Visitors Centre on 16 Hokonui Drive.
    Entrance information The entrance is on Hokonui Drive with reception through the main doors and on the left hand side.
    Parking facilities Free on street parking is available at the front of the courthouse.
  • Greymouth
    Physical 60 Guiness Street GREYMOUTH
    Postal DX: WX10403
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 769 9131
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hokitika airport to courthouse Total distance 38 km.
    Approximate driving time 40 minutes.
    Time/distance from Westport airport to courthouse Total distance 107 km.
    Approximate driving time 95 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus and train stops are located on the corner of Mawhera Quay and Mackey Street within comfortable walking distance.
    Entrance information The courthouse is located on the corner of Herbert Street, Guinness Street and Tarapuhi Street.
    The main entrance is located on Tarapuhi Street.
    Reception for all jurisdictions is located to your left through the main doors.
    Parking facilities There is limited free parking at Greymouth District Court. The nearest council parking is located on Tarapuhi Street.
  • Hamilton
    Physical Anglesea Street HAMILTON
    Postal DX: GX10076
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 957 7802
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge DR Brown, Her Honour Judge MLSF Burnett, Her Honour Judge DC Clark, His Honour Judge ND Cocurullo, His Honour Judge PR Connell, His Honour Glen Marshall, His Honour Judge AS Menzies, Her Honour Judge RH Riddell, His Honour Judge D Ruth, His Honour Judge RLB Spear, His Honour Judge E Thomas, His Honour Judge D Wilson QC.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 14 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Anglesea Street and Bridge Street, both of which are outside Hamilton District Court.
    The train station is 5 km from Hamilton District Court.
    Entrance information The main entrance for the High Court is located on Bridge Street.
    High Court reception is on Level 2.
    The entrance for the Family and District Courts are located on Anglesea Street.
    Family Court reception is on Level 1.
    District Court reception is on Level 2.
    All are well signposted.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near Hamilton District Court.
    Very limited street parking is available near the District Court. This costs $2 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
    The nearest parking building is located on Knox Street. This costs $1.50 per hour - first hour free (prices as at February 2009). Early Bird (prior to 10.00 am) cost $4.50 per day.
  • Hastings
    Physical 106W Eastbourne Street, HASTINGS
    Postal DX: MX10008
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 974 7345
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge J Down, His Honour Judge T Lendrum
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Napier airport to courthouse Total distance 25 kms.
    Approximate driving time 36 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located 300 metres east on Eastbourne Street (over the railway line).
    There is no train service.
    Entrance information Entrance and reception for all business is on Eastbourne Street West.
    This is a one level building with reception through the main entrance.
    Parking facilities All day pay and display parking is available opposite the courthouse @ 50c per hour.
    Parking meters (one hour maximum stop) are also outside the building @ $1.00 per hour.
    There is one hour time limited parking on adjacent Railway Road at no cost
  • Hawera
    Physical 64-68 Princes Street HAWERA
    Postal DX: NX10042
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 278 2081
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from New Plymouth airport to courthouse Total distance 75 km.
    Approximate driving time 70 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus service within the township.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Princes Street.
    The Family Court and Youth Court sit at the rear of the building. Reception for all jurisdictions is in the front office.
    Parking facilities There is limited time zoned free parking on Princes Street outside the courthouse.
    The nearest parking building is located in New Plymouth.
  • Huntly
    Physical 4-6 Glasgow Street HUNTLY
    Postal DX: GX10161
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 828 2011
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 52 km.
    Approximate driving time 50 minutes. Allow extra 15 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 83 km.
    Approximate driving time 75 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus stop is located on the main street and is within walking distance to the Court.
    Entrance information The public entrance in located on Glasgow Street.
    Reception is located on the ground floor.
    Parking facilities There is free parking directly outside the courthouse (approximately 20 spaces) and on adjoining streets.
  • Hutt Valley
    Physical 10-18 Knights Road LOWER HUTT
    Postal DX: SX10057
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 04 914 3141
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge PJ Butler
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Wellington airport to courthouse Total distance 24 km. Approximate driving time 36 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located at Queensgate, Knights Road, 3 minutes walking distance from the courthouse. The nearest train station is Waterloo, 20 minutes walking distance to the courthouse or by bus to a stop outside the Court.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Knights Road. Reception is located on the ground floor. The Family Court entrance is also on Knights Road to the left of the main entrance with reception located on the ground floor.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near the District Court. There is very limited pay and display street parking near Hutt Valley District Court which costs $0.70 per hour, maximum 2 hours (prices as at February 2009).
  • Invercargill
    Physical 33 Don Street INVERCARGILL
    Postal DX: YX10218
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 211 0651
    Resident Judges Her Honour Judge C Cook, His Honour Judge M Turner.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Invercargill airport to courthouse Total distance 3 km.
    Approximate driving time 8 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop is on Dee Street.
    No local train service.
    Entrance information All Courtrooms are located in the Courthouse with entry through the front on Don Street.

    All Public Counters are in the Cue Building on Don Street. Criminal and Collections are on Level 1 while Family is on Level 4.
    Parking facilities Metered parking is available on Dee Street and at Invercargill library. There is also a parking building at the library.
  • Kaikohe
    Physical Station Road KAIKOHE
    Postal DX: AX10011
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 401 5021
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Kerikeri airport to courthouse Total distance 35 km.
    Approximate driving time 35 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is no local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information Reception is through the main entrance on Station Road.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There is free public parking at the back of the courthouse. Some on street parking is also available nearby.
  • Kaikoura
    Physical The Kaikoura Court is a hearing only court and the Kaikoura registry office is the Blenheim District Court. Hearings are at Kaikoura Memorial Centre, 34 Esplanade, Kaikoura All enquiries and deliveries are to be made to: Blenheim District Court 58 Alfred Street, Blenheim
    Postal DX: WX10502 BLENHEIM
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 520 9251
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours as required
    Time/distance from Christchurch airport to courthouse Total distance 179 km.
    Approximate driving time 150 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information The entrance to the hearing room is via the main entrance to the Kaikoura Memorial Hall. The hearing room is on the ground floor. Wheelchair access into the Memorial Hall is available.
    Parking facilities On street parking available
  • Kaitaia
    Physical 13 Redan Road KAITAIA
    Postal DX: AX10023
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 408 9061
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Kaitaia airport to courthouse Total distance 10 km.
    Approximate driving time 17 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is no local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information Reception is through the main entrance on Redan Road.
    One level building. There is wheelchair access.
    Parking facilities There is free parking at the front of the courthouse. There are designated disabled persons parking spaces.
  • Levin
    Physical 9 Bristol Street
    Postal DX: PX10104
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 366 0410
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 52 km.
    Approximate driving time 54 minutes.
    Time/distance from Wellington airport to courthouse Total distance 100 km.
    Approximate driving time 100 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Levin train station is approximately a 30 minute walk to the courthouse.
    The nearest bus stop is on Sailsbury Street.
    Entrance information Three buildings are currently being used, all are one level.
    Main reception is at 21 Stanley Street.
    The Courtrooms are between 19 and 21 Stanley Street. There is wheelchair access to the courtrooms.
    Parking facilities There is free, time limited parking around the courthouse.
  • Manukau
    Physical 30 Manukau Station Road MANUKAU
    Postal DX: EX11008
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 916 2601
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge GA Andree-Wiltens, His Honour Judge C Blackie, Her Honour Judge FJ Eivers, His Honour Judge GF Hikaka, Her Honour Judge AJ Johns, Her Honour Judge JH Lovell-Smith, Her Honour Judge IM Malosi, Her Honour Judge S McAusland, His Honour Judge DJ McNaugton, His Honour Judge JC Moses, His Honour Judge PJ Recordon, Her Honour Judge M L Rogers, His Honour Judge AS Singh, Her Honour Judge A Skellern, Her Honour Judge M Southwick QC, His Honour Judge G Winter.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 11km.
    Approximate driving time 15 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is a bus intersection at the nearby Westfield Mall.
    The train station is on Wiri Station Road.
    Entrance information The entrance to the courthouse is on Wiri Station Road.
    Only the ground floor and level 1 are open to the public. There is wheelchair access.
    Parking facilities There is limited pay-and-display street parking near the courthouse. Parking in facilities provided by nearby shopping centres is not recommended.
  • Marton
    Physical 23-27 Stewart Street MARTON
    The Marton District Court is a hearing only court and the Marton registry office will be the Whanganui District Court.
    Postal DX: PX10280
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 349 0741
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 43 km.
    Approximate driving time 40 minutes.
    Time/distance from Whanganui airport to courthouse Total distance 37 km.
    Approximate driving time 35 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is no local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information The public entrance is on Stewart Street.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There is free on street parking outside the courthouse.
  • Masterton
    Physical Corner Dixon Street and Park Avenue MASTERTON
    Postal DX: PX10022
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 370 0247
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Wellington airport to courthouse Total distance 106 Km.
    Approximate driving time 105 minutes.
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 109 Km.
    Approximate driving time 95 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information The main bus terminal is 10 minutes walk to the courthouse. For local buses there is a bus stop in Church Street, Masterton, a 2 minute walk from the courthouse.
    The train station is 30 minutes walk to the courthouse.
    Entrance information The entrance is located on Dixon Street.
    Parking facilities Parking on Dixon Street is limited. There is a free 2 hour car park across the road from Masterton courthouse.
  • Morrinsville
    Physical 31 Moorehouse Street MORRINSVILLE
    Postal DX: GX10127
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 889 8301
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 40 km.
    Approximate driving time 38 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus stop is located on Studholme Street, approx 400 metres from the courthouse. The bus service (Turley Murphy Buses) runs Monday to Friday from Paeroa via Morrinsville and to Hamilton, morning and evening.
    Entrance information The public entrance is located on Moorhouse Street, next to the police station.
    Reception is located through the court foyer one level only building. All jurisdictions are managed at reception.
    Parking facilities There is limited on site parking at the courthouse.
    Free public parking is available on Moorehouse Street.
  • Napier
    Physical 251 Hastings Street NAPIER
    Postal DX: MX10101
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 974 6025
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge AJ Adeane, His Honour Judge PJ Callinicos, Her Honour Judge BM Mackintosh, His Honour Judge GA Rea
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Napier airport to courthouse Total distance 7 kms.
    Approximate driving time 12 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Napier Train Station located on Hastings Street is approximately a 7 minute walk to the courthouse.
    Entrance information The public entrance is at 251 Hastings Street. Reception is on the ground floor.
    Courtrooms are on level 1 and are accessible by lift.
    Parking facilities There is metered parking around the the courthouse. These spaces are time limited up to one hour. Free parking is available 3 or 4 blocks away. Parking information can also be found on the Napier City Council public website.
  • Nelson
    Physical 200 Bridge Street NELSON
    Postal DX: WX10725
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 989 2501
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge RJ Russell, His Honour Judge AA Zohrab.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Nelson airport to courthouse Total distance 9 km.
    Approximate driving time 18 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is a limited bus service.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Bridge Street. The courthouse is set back off the street in Albion Square.
    Reception is located on the ground floor.
    Courtrooms are located on Level 1 + 2.
    Parking facilities There is limited free parking adjoining the Nelson High / District Court.
    Free street parking is available within a 5 minute walk of the courthouse and 4 hour paid parking is also available within a 5 minute walk.
  • New Plymouth
    Physical Robe Street NEW PLYMOUTH
    Postal DX: NX10061
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 968 6501
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge MA Courtney, His Honour Judge AC Roberts, His Honour Judge C Sygrove
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from New Plymouth airport to courthouse Total distance 12 km.
    Approximate driving time 20 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus service or train station.
    Entrance information The main courthouse building is accessed from Powderham Street, opposite the police station.
    Reception is on the ground floor.
    The Family Court and Tribunals are on the ground floor of the Atkinson Building and is accessed from Devon Street, next to the clock tower.
    Parking facilities There is metered parking adjacent to the courthouse which costs $3 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • North Shore
    Physical Corner of Don McKinnon Drive & Corinthian Drive ALBANY
    Postal DX: BX10644
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 916 5749
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge LI Hinton, His Honour Judge SJ Maude, Her Honour P Sinclair, Her Honour Judge JH Walker.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 37 km.
    Approximate driving time 45 minutes. Allow up to an extra 45 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Don McKinnon Drive but buses are infrequent. There is a park and ride service located some 15 minutes walk from the Court but please be aware this is frequently full.
    Entrance information There are entrances to the Court located on both Don McKinnon and Corinthian Drives.
    Parking facilities There is limited Court parking available off the Corinthian Drive entrance.
    Very limited street parking is available near the District Court.
  • Oamaru
    Physical The Oamaru District Court is a hearing only Court and the Oamaru registry office is the Timaru District Court. Hearings take place at 24 Humber Street, Oamaru.
    Postal DX: WX10671
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 433 0211
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours Please phone 0800 268 787 for further details.
    Time/distance from Oamaru airport to courthouse Total distance 17 km.
    Approximate driving time 30 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Out of town buses stop at Lagonda Tearooms, on the corner of Thames Street and Ribble Street approximately 1 km from the hearing court.
    Parking facilities Paid street parking is available on Thames Street and surrounding streets
  • Opotiki
    Physical Church Street OPOTIKI
    The Opotiki District Court is a hearing only court and the Opotiki registry office is the Whakatane District Court.
    Postal DX: JX10575
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 306 0201
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Whakatane airport to courthouse Total distance 54 km.
    Approximate driving time 45 minutes. Allow extra 15 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus stop is located on St John Street, approximately 1 km from Opotiki courthouse.
    Entrance information The Opotiki District Court is located on the corner of Church Street and Elliot Street. The main entrance is located on Church Street.
    Reception is located through the Court foyer. All jurisdictions are managed at reception.
    One level only building.
    Parking facilities Parking is located around the building.
  • Palmerston North
    Physical 486 Main Street East PALMERSTON NORTH
    Postal DX: PX10031
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 952 6202
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge LH Atkins QC, Her Honour Judge JA Binns, Her Honour Judge S Edwards, His Honour Judge GM Lynch, His Honour Judge GM Ross, His Honour Judge D Smith
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 5 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus terminal is located on Main Street directly opposite the main entrance to the courthouse.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Main Street.
    Reception is located on the ground floor.
    Access to all courtrooms and the public offices is via the main entrance on the ground floor.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near Palmerston North District Court.
    There is Council metered parking adjacent to the courthouse.
    The nearest parking building is located directly opposite the courthouse for $10 per day (prices as at February 2009).
  • Papakura
    Physical Corner of Great South Road Woods Street PAPAKURA
    Postal DX: EX10945
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 916 9441
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 21 km.
    Approximate driving time 30 minutes. Allow extra 20 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Great South Road within walking distance. The nearest bus stop is situated outside ANZ Bank. The nearest train station is situated on Wood Street, roughly 5 minutes walk from the courthouse, with trains running into the city approximately every 20 minutes.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Great South Road.
    The Family Court entrance is to the left of the courthouse on Great South Road. This includes the entrance to the Youth Court when Youth Court sits on a given day. Clearly marked signs are placed outside on sitting.
    For all enquiries please go to the main foyer which is located to the right of the courthouse.
    Parking facilities There are free and metered parking spaces within a short walk of the courthouse. For example there is pay and display parking at the train station.
  • Porirua
    Physical 4 Hagley Street, PORIRUA
    Postal DX: SX10018
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 04 914 3262
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Wellington airport to courthouse Total distance 27 km.
    Approximate driving time 30 minutes. Allow extra 15 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Hagley Street outside the courthouse.
    The train station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the courthouse and is on Station Road. Wellington-Paraparaumu train line.
    Entrance information The main entrance for all criminal, civil, youth and family courtrooms is located on Hagley Street.
    Reception/Public enquiries is located on the ground floor.
    Parking facilities There is free parking around Porirua District Court with time limits of up to 120 minutes.
  • Pukekohe
    Physical 25 Stadium Drive PUKEKOHE
    Postal DX: EX11019
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 237 0145
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 40 km.
    Approximate driving time 40 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information The train station on Station Road is approximately a 10 minute walk to the courthouse.
    The nearest bus stop is on Roulston Lane.
    Entrance information The court is opposite the Counties Manukau Rugby Stadium.
    One level building.
    Disabled access is available through the main entrance.
    Parking facilities Free public parking is available next to the courthouse.
  • Queenstown
    Physical 36 Stanley Street QUEENSTOWN
    Postal DX: ZX10316
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 441 0201
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Queenstown airport to courthouse Total distance 7 km.
    Approximate driving time 12 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop is on Camp Street.
    Entrance information Reception is on level 2 and can be accessed either via the lift or stairs.
    Parking facilities Parking is available on nearby Ballarat Street. This parking is metered and time limited.
  • Rangiora
    Physical Percival Street RANGIORA
    Postal DX: WX11161
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 311 8061
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 4.00pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Christchurch airport to courthouse Total distance 25 km.
    Approximate driving time 20 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop is 60 metres from the courthouse.
    Entrance information The entrance to the public office is located on Percival Street.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There is free all day parking in the Council car park, 100 metres from the courthouse.
    Other time limited parking is available nearby.
  • Rotorua
    Physical 1162 Tutanekai Street ROTORUA 3046
    Postal DX: JX10550
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 921 7401
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge P Cooper, Her Honour Judge M MacKenzie, His Honour Judge C McGuire, Her Honour Judge J Munro, His Honour Judge J Weir.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Rotorua airport to courthouse Total distance 15 km.
    Approximate driving time 15 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Fenton and Pukuatua Streets within approximately 200 metres of the courthouse.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on the corner of Arawa Street and Tutanekai Street.
    Reception is located on the ground floor. A lift to level 2 is available.
    The Family, Civil and Tribunals entrance is on Arawa Street to the right of the main entrance with the reception on the ground floor.
    Parking facilities There is free parking at the lakefront which is within 500 metres of the court. Parking surrounding the courthouse is metred parking at $1 per hour.
    The nearest parking building is located on Pukuatua Street. This costs $1 per hour.
  • Ruatoria
    Physical Hearing Centre Hekiera Road RUATORIA
    Postal DX: PX10091
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 869 0351
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours as required (hearing centre only)
    Time/distance from Gisborne airport to courthouse Total distance 132 km.
    Approximate driving time 137 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No train or bus service.
    Entrance information The Heartland Services Centre houses the Ruatoria Hearing Centre, among other government agencies' offices, and is located on Hekiera Road. When court is in session the gates to the Hearing Centre are open.
    Parking facilities Car parking is available in the Heartland Services Centre complex.
  • Taihape
    Physical 10 Tui Steet TAIHAPE
    Postal DX: PA85002
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 388 1761
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 3pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Palmerston North airport to courthouse Total distance 99 kms.
    Approximate driving time 85 minutes.
    Time/distance from Whanganui airport to courthouse Total distance 110 kms.
    Approximate driving time 95 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information There are no local bus services.
    The train station is approximately a 5 minute walk to the courthouse.
    Entrance information The public courtroom entrance is located on Tui Street.
    Reception and administration offices should be accessed via a separate entrance located along the driveway running beside the courthouse building.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There is free street parking.
  • Taumarunui
    Physical Miriama Street TAUMARUNUI
    Postal DX: GX10170
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 896 0011
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 10am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 3pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Taupo airport to courthouse Total distance 110 km.
    Approximate driving time 100 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop and the train station is on Hakiaha Street which is approximately a 5 minute walk from the courthouse.
    Entrance information Reception is located on Miriama Street.
    Parking facilities There is free on street parking available within 100 metres of the courthouse.
  • Taupo
    Physical Story Place TAUPO
    Postal DX: PX10105
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 376 0301
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Taupo airport to courthouse Total distance 5 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information There is no local bus or train service.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Story Place.
    One level building.
    Parking facilities There are 6 car parking spaces at the rear of the courthouse and free parking at the front of the building.
  • Tauranga
    Physical Cameron House, 46 Cameron Road TAURANGA and McLean House, 26 McLean Street TAURANGA
    Postal DX: HX11034
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 928 7208
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge LM Bidois, His Honour Judge JP Geoghegan, His Honour Judge CJ Harding, His Honour Judge TR Ingram, His Honour Judge PS Rollo, Her Honour Judge AE Somerville, Her Honour Judge A Wills, His Honour Judge RP Wolff.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Tauranga airport to courthouse Total distance 5 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes. Allow extra 20 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus stop is located at the Information Centre on the corner of Wharf Street and Willow Street.
    Entrance information The public entrance for Cameron House is located in Cameron Road and the public entrance for McLean House is Entrance One McLean Street.
    Parking facilities The two sites are within a short walking distance from each other (one minute).
    A public carpark, immediately adjacent to Harrington House. The daily rate of $5.50. Hourly rates apply for less than one day.
    A multi-storey carpark on the corner of Spring Street and Durham Street. $1 for the first hour maximum $13. Earlybird parking (before 9.30am) is $9. The car park closes at 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
    There are 10 car parking spaces in front of the courthouse which are free but restricted to 120 minutes. This includes two disabled persons' parking spaces.
    Please be aware of potential damage to vehicles when trees are in fruit.
    There is pay and display parking in Harrington, Hamilton, McLean and Willow Streets. These are limited to 120 minutes.
    There are also 8 car parks, limited to 60 minutes, outside the courthouse in McLean Street.
    (all prices as at February 2009)
  • Te Awamutu
    Physical 53 Roche Street TE AWAMUTU
    The Te Awamutu District Court is a hearing only court and the Te Awamutu registry office is the Hamilton District Court.
    Postal DX: GX10076
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 957 7802
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 19 km.
    Approximate driving time 17 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus stop on Mahoe Street is 500 metres from Te Awamutu courthouse.
    There is no train station.
    Entrance information The public entrance is located on the corner of Roache Street and Walton Street.
    Parking facilities Free parking is located around Te Awamutu courthouse.
  • Te Kuiti
    Physical Queen Street TE KUITI
    The Te Kuiti District Court will become a hearing only court and the Te Kuiti registry office is the Hamilton District Court.
    Postal DX: GX10076
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 957 7802
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 65 km.
    Approximate driving time 45 minutes. Allow extra 5 - 15 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus service.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Queen Street with the main reception just through the doors.
    Parking facilities There is plenty of free parking outside the Te Kuiti District Court on Queen Street and Tawhana Street.
  • Thames
    Physical 505 Queen Street THAMES
    Postal DX: GX10162
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 868 0051
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 110 km.
    Approximate driving time 90 minutes.
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 115 km.
    Approximate driving time 90 minutes. Allow extra 30 minutes during peak time traffic.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus service within the township.
    Entrance information The public entrance is located on Queen Street.
    The main office is directly on your right as you enter the front foyer. All queries are handled from this office.
    Parking facilities There is free parking in front of Thames District Court and on all other surrounding streets.
  • Timaru
    Physical 12-14 North Street TIMARU
    Postal DX: WX10639
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 687 9292
    Resident Judges Her Honour Judge JE Maze
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Christchurch airport to courthouse 160 km.
    Approximate driving time 150 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information Nearest bus stop is on North Street.
    There is no local train service.
    Entrance information The courthouse can be entered either via North Street or Heaton Road.
    Reception is on the ground floor as are the two hearing rooms and two courtrooms.
    The Collections Department is located in the main building.
    Parking facilities There is free time restricted parking outside the courthouse as well as other metered car parks slightly further away.
  • Tokoroa
    Physical Bridge Street TOKOROA
    Postal DX: GX10171
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 885 0061
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Rotorua airport to courthouse Total distance 47 km.
    Approximate driving time 50 minutes. Allow extra 20 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information The Intercity bus stop is located on State Highway 1, outside the Tokoroa township within a very short walking distance of the courthouse. The closest local bus stop is located on Swanson Street, a 5 minute walk to/from the courthouse.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Bridge Street.
    Reception is to the right as you walk through the main entrance.
    Parking facilities There are car parking spaces in front of Tokoroa District Court which have a 60 minute time-limit.
    There is very limited street parking near the District Court. The closest free parking area is located on Logan Street within walking distance the court.
  • Waihi
    Physical Kenny Street WAIHI
    The Waihi District Court is a hearing only court and the Waihi registry office is the Thames District Court.
    Postal DX: GX10162
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 868 0051
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Tauranga airport to courthouse Total distance 67 km.
    Approximate driving time 60 minutes.
    Time/distance from Hamilton airport to courthouse Total distance 95 km.
    Approximate driving time 75 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information A bus depot is located at the top of Seddon Street, opposite the Information Centre, a five minute (500 metre) walking distance from the courthouse via Haszard Street.
    Entrance information The public entrance is located off Kenny Street.
    Reception is through two swing doors on the right of the foyer.
    The courtroom entrance is on the left of the foyer.
    Parking facilities There is free parking on adjacent streets to the courthouse.
  • Waipukurau
    Physical Corner of St Joseph Street & River Terrace WAIPUKURAU
    The Waipukurau District Court is a hearing only court and the Waipukurau registry office is the Hastings District Court.
    Postal DX: MX10008
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 974 7345
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Napier airport to courthouse Total distance 69 km.
    Approximate driving time 70 minutes. Allow extra 15 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Peel Street which is within walking distance of Waipukurau District Court.
    Entrance information The main entrance for all courthouse business is located on St Joseph Street.
    One level building.
    Reception through the main entrance.
    Parking facilities There is free parking near Waipukurau District Court.
  • Wairoa
    Physical 106-108 Queen Street WAIROA
    Postal DX: PX10108
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 838 9021
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus or train service available.
    The Intercity bus from Gisborne does stop in Wairoa.
    Entrance information Courtrooms are in one building and administration offices are in another building next door. The entrance to the courtrooms is on Queen Street. One level building.
    Parking facilities Free on street parking is available near the courthouse.
  • Waitakere
    Physical 9-11 Ratanui Street HENDERSON
    Postal DX: CX10251
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 916 5243
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge JG Adams, His Honour Judge J Bergseng, His Honour Judge K Glubb, His Honour Judge DG Mather, Her Honour Judge BR Pidwell, Her Honour Judge L Tremewan.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Auckland airport to courthouse Total distance 30 km.
    Approximate driving time 45 minutes. Allow an extra 45 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Ratanui Street & Railside Avenue within walking distance. The nearest bus stop is directly outside the Waitakere Court.
    Henderson train station is located 300 metres from the Court, on Railside Avenue, and is within easy walking distance.
    Entrance information The public entrance is located on Ratanui Street. Reception is located on Level 3.
    Parking facilities There is free parking near the District Court on Ratanui Street and Alderman Drive which is time limited to 15-30 minutes. The nearest parking building is located on Trading Place behind the Library. This is approximately $1 per hour (maximum $9 and earlybird $5).
    Outdoor parking is also available on the corner of Edmonton Road and Selwyn Peacock Drive at $4 day (prices as at February 2009).
  • Warkworth
    Physical The Warkworth District Court closed on 1 March 2013. All Warkworth court services have permanently transferred to the North Shore District Court. Please phone 0800 268 787 for further details.
  • Wellington
    Physical 43-49 Ballance Street WELLINGTON
    Postal DX: SX11166
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 04 918 8052
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge DRW Barry, His Honour Judge B Davidson, His Honour Judge PR Grace, His Honour Judge SM Harrop, His Honour Judge B Hastings, His Honour Judge PAH Hobbs, Her Honour Judge J Johnston, Her Honour Judge JM Kelly, His Honour Judge IG Mill, Her Honour Judge BA Morris, Her Honour Judge JF Moss, Her Honour Judge MNE O'Dwyer, His Honour Judge AIM Tompkins, His Honour Judge CN Tuohy, Her Honour Judge VH Ullrich QC, His Honour Judge JA Walker, His Honour Judge AP Walsh.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Wellington airport to courthouse Total distance 8 km.
    Approximate driving time 20 minutes. Allow extra 20 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located within walking distance on Lambton Quay. The nearest bus stop is directly outside the Supreme Court which is opposite the District Court.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Ballance Street.
    Reception is located on Level 6.
    The Family Court entrance is on Ballance Street to the right of the main entrance, with reception located on Level 1.
    The Youth Court entrance is located on Stout Street and is clearly marked.
    Parking facilities There is no free parking near the District Court. There is very limited street parking near the District Court which costs $4 per hour. The nearest parking building is located on Stout Street which costs $3 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • Westport
    Physical 11 Wakefield Street WESTPORT
    Postal DX: WX10421
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 03 788 9015
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 4pm (closed 12.30pm to 1.30pm) Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Westport airport to courthouse Total distance 9 km.
    Approximate driving time 18 minutes.
    Closest bus stops/train information No local bus or train service in the township.
    Entrance information The entrance to the courthouse is on Wakefield Street.
    Through the doors and to the left is reception.
    This is a one level ground floor building with wheelchair access.
    Parking facilities Free public parking is available on Wakefield Street.
  • Whakatane
    Physical 7 Pyne Street WHAKATANE
    Postal DX: JX10575
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 07 306 0201
    Resident Judges Circuit judges
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Whakatane airport to courthouse Total distance 10 km.
    Approximate driving time 20 minutes. Allow extra 10 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop is on Boon Street.
    There is no local train service.
    Entrance information The main public entrance is located on Pyne Street with reception through the court foyer. This is a one level building.
    There is a separate entrance to the Family Court which is also on Pyne Street, to the right hand side of the courthouse building. This main entrance leads directly into the Family Court foyer then into the Court. There is no reception area in this part of the Court. This courtroom is utilised for the Youth Court and special jurisdictions as well.
    Reception for Family, the Youth Court and special jurisdictions is in the main entrance.
    Parking facilities Parking closest to Whakatane courthouse is metered.
    There is ample free parking approximately a couple of minutes walking distance to the courthouse.
  • Whanganui
    Physical Market Place WHANGANUI
    Postal DX: PX10280
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 06 349 0741
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge D Cameron, His Honour Judge DG Matheson.
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Whanganui airport to courthouse Total distance 5 km.
    Approximate driving time 10 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information The nearest bus stop is located on Drews Avenue within walking distance - one block from the courthouse.
    Entrance information The main entrance is located on Market Place, directly opposite Ridgway Street.
    Please note members of the public will be searched by Court Security Officers for personal safety. Reception is located on the ground floor beyond the search station.
    The Family & Youth Court entrance is located on Market Place (same entrance) on Level 2.
    Parking facilities There is free parking around the courthouse. Limited street parking is available.
  • Whangarei
    Physical 105-109 Bank Street WHANGAREI
    Postal DX: AX10087
    Telephone 0800 268 787, or +64 9 583 1900 from overseas
    Fax 09 983 5461
    Resident Judges His Honour Judge G Davis, His Honour Judge DG Harvey, His Honour Judge M Hunt, Her Honour Judge SMR Lindsay, His Honour Judge DJ McDonald, His Honour Judge KB de Ridder
    Office Hours 9am to 5pm Mon - Fri
    Time/distance from Whangarei airport to courthouse Total distance 8 km.
    Approximate driving time 13 minutes. Allow extra 5 minutes during peak traffic time.
    Closest bus stops/train information Bus stops are located on Bank Street within walking distance. The nearest bus stop is directly outside the Old Town Hall, which is 100 metres from the courthouse.
    Entrance information The entrance for all services is located on Bank Street.
    Reception is located on the ground floor. The courtrooms are on level 2. Lift access is available.
    Parking facilities There are a limited number of free public parking spaces in front of the courthouse.
    Very limited street parking is available near the courthouse. There is a public carpark within 100 metres of the courthouse. This costs $0.40 per hour (prices as at February 2009).
  • Whataroa
    Physical The Whataroa District Court closed on 1 March 2013. All Whataroa court services have permanently transferred to the Greymouth District Court. Please phone 0800 268 787 for further details.

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