Contact Us

Enquiries about this website and other enquiries about the District Court Judiciary — unrelated to court proceedings — can be directed to:

Marie McNicholas, Strategic Communications Advisor to the Chief District Court Judge

Email: marie.mcnicholas@justice.govt.nz


Enquiries about cases in court

For information about cases in court, contact the Ministry of Justice Contact Centre on 0800 268 787. If the Contact Centre is unable to answer your question, they will refer you to the appropriate court.

**Please note, that court staff cannot provide appearance dates or any other information till after a defendant’s first appearance in court.


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To recommend a judgment for publication please click the button below.

Click on this area to open form to recommend a judgment for publication.

  • If the recommended judgment can be identified, it will be assessed for suitability for publication. 
  • All recommendations will be considered for publication; no guarantee of publication will be given.
  • No further correspondence will be entered into.