Hamilton District and High Courts re-opened to the public
6 January 2021
Hamilton District and High Courts were closed today as a precautionary measure after a person awaiting the outcome of a COVID-19 test attended court. That person later tested negative, but both courts will undergo a deep clean tonight before re-opening to the public tomorrow.
16 November 2020
The Factsheet for Health and Safety Measures During COVID-19 Alert Level 1 has been updated.
12 November 2020
Central Auckland (CBD) is operating in a heightened health and safety environment. All courts remain open. Please see our COVID news story for further information.
News Story - Between Monday 24 August - Thursday 27 August 2020, public access to the Christchurch Law Courts will be limited. These include all Christchurch Courts held at the Justice & Emergency Services Precinct.
The Tokoroa courthouse (including services for the District Court, Family Court, Youth Court, Disputes Tribunal, Tenancy Tribunal and counter services) will be closed today, Tuesday 18 August, but will re-open tomorrow. Call 0800 COURTS for more information.
The Chief Justice issued a statement(external link) announcing that jury trials in the Auckland region are still suspended until Monday 17 August, but jury trials throughout the rest of the country will resume today, 13 August.
12 August 2020
Updated health and safety factsheets:
Health and Safety measures during COVID-19 Alert Level 3
Health and Safety measures during COVID-19 Alert Level 2