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The Levin District Court is temporarily closed until further notice for earthquake strengthening. Anyone that has a matter set down for hearing at the Levin courthouse will be contacted by the Ministry of Justice.Please ring 0800 COURTS if you have any questions.Please ring 0800 4 FINES for fines and Civil...
Most courts and tribunals will be closed during the holiday period.
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Information about Manukau District Court's Community Open Day on 30 November 2019.
A new report tracking sexual violence cases through the criminal justice system is a valuable new addition to our evidence-base.
Following the fire in Auckland CBD last week, Auckland District Court, Chorus House and Swanson House are set to re-open tomorrow, Tuesday 29 October.
New Zealand courts celebrated the appointment of Judge Heemi Taumaunu as Chief District Court Judge at historic special sitting at Whāngārā marae.
Judge Heemi Taumaunu has been appointed as the new Chief District Court Judge.
The latest six-monthly reports of justice statistics for the year ended June 2019 are now available.
Ministry to contribute to Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy
New help to navigate a relationship break up.
Invitation to Ministry employees and contractors to contact The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques.
The Chief Victims Advisor to Government has released the final results from a survey that collected victims’ feedback on the criminal justice system.
The report captures the kōrero at a national Māori hui held in Rotorua in April 2019 to discuss Māori experiences with the justice system.
Jan Logie, Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice (Domestic and Sexual Violence), has announced a package of changes to improve the justice response to victims of sexual violence.“Everyone who has been harmed by sexual violence deserves to have justice delivered without going through more, avoidable, trauma,” said Under-Secretary Logie when...
Court services may be impacted by Metlink's train outage today
The Family Violence Act 2018 and the Family Violence (Amendments) Act 2018 take full effect on 1 July 2019.
The Independent Panel has released its report into the 2014 family justice reforms.
Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora – the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory Group has released the He Waka Roimata report
This year’s Wellbeing Budget makes a strategic investment of $56.1 million into the development of whenua, Māori freehold landowners and their whanau.