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Nelson High / District Court

Welcome to the Nelson High / District Court information page: 

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

Welcome to the Ministry of Justice Website

Jurors summonsed for Jury Service for the week commencing Monday the 10th of November 2014 are asked to report to the Nelson Courthouse in the upstairs foyer, level 1, by 9:20am on that morning.

 We thank you for your service.

Last updated on Friday the 24th of October 2014 at 10:30am


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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 District 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.