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Nelson High / District Court

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Do I need to attend jury service today? (for current jurors)

Jurors summonsed for Jury Service for the week commencing Monday 30 May 2016, are asked to report to the Nelson District Courthouse, in the upstairs foyer, level 1 by 9:15am on that morning.

 We thank you for your service.

Last updated: Thursday 26 May 2016 at 11:00am


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200 Bridge Street
DX CX10115

Contact information


  • The main entrance is located on Bridge Street.
  • The courthouse is set back off the street in Albion Square.
    Reception is located on the ground floor.
  • Courtrooms are located on Level 1 and Level 2.

The court house

Nelson High Court

Transport and parking


There is limited free parking adjoining the Nelson High / District Court.

Free street parking is available within a 5 minute walk of the courthouse and 4 hour paid parking is also available within a 5 minute walk.   Jurors will be reimbursed for car parking costs if you travelled to Court in your private vehicle and there is no convenient free car parking available.

A parking receipt should be obtained and you will need to complete a reimbursement form which court staff can provide if required.

Public transport

There is a limited bus service. 

Information about the service and a timetable are available from the Nelson City Council website.