UPDATE 8 October: Please do not come to the courthouse if you are feeling unwell. Contact 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787) if you cannot enter the courthouse or are not sure whether to attend.
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Protocols for how courts will operate during COVID-19 Alert Level 1 are on the Courts of New Zealand website(external link).
Read the Chief Justice's media statement dated 6 October 2020 regarding arrangements for Courts of New Zealand(external link)
We are following Ministry of Health guidelines to protect the health and safety of all court participants and staff. Everyone attending court is encouraged to wear masks in public areas in in courthouses. Where practicable, courts will continue physical distancing in courtrooms and jury retiring rooms. Court participants are strongly encouraged to download the NZ COVID Tracer app and scan the COVID-19 QR code using their mobile devices.
For a copy of the Factsheet for Health and Safety measures during COVID-19 Alert Level 1, go to our COVID-19 Information page.
In this section, you can find information for court users during the COVID-19 situation:
Information for all users of courts and tribunals during COVID-19.
Guidance about how remote court participation and Virtual Meeting Room hearings work during COVID-19.
Information about jury service and juror guidance during COVID-19.
What's happening with alcohol and other drug treatment courts during COVID-19.
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