Wellington District Court

Kia ora/Greetings

The Chief Justice has made the decision to suspend all new jury trials from Monday 23 March until 31 July 2020 as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ongoing jury trials will continue as scheduled.

The suspension will be reviewed regularly and may be revised based on any new advice received.

Information for jurors

The Ministry is working quickly to contact all affected court participants, including jurors. If you are a juror who has been summonsed for trials from Monday 23 March, please do NOT come to court. If you have any questions relating to your summons, please call 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787).

All courts remain open. 






Nga mihi/Thank you for you service


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