UPDATE 13 August: There are changes to the way courts are operating. Please call 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787) for further instruction. If you're unwell, please don't attend court.
Protocols for how courts and tribunals will operate during COVID-19 Alert Level 3 (Auckland) and Alert Level 2 (rest of NZ) have been released on the Courts of NZ website. All jury trials in the Auckland region are suspended until Monday, 17 August. Jury trials throughout the rest of the country resume today, Thursday 13 August.
Read the current court protocols on the Courts of New Zealand website.(external link)
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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