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Palmerston North District / High Court

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Do I need to attend jury service today?

DISTRICT COURT JURY TRIAL -  The Week of Monday 3rd August 2015                                                                 

All jurors summonsed are required to attend on Tuesday the 4th August at 9:15am.

Please make your way up the stairs and straight through the double-doors and assemble at the end of the foyer in the Jury Assembly Room.

(Court Security will advise on entry)

If you are bringing your own vehicle we advise you to park in the Downtown car parking facilities as we are able to assist with payment.

Thank you.

Last updated:  31 July 2015, at 1pm


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Palmerston North

Contact information


  • The main entrance is located on Main Street.
  • Reception is located on the ground floor.
  • Access to all courtrooms and the public offices is via the main entrance on the ground floor.  There is a Security Area before you enter the main building. 
  • Jurors should ensure they bring their Jury Summons with them so they can be fast-tracked through the Security Area.

The court house

Palmerston North - Jury waiting areaPalmerston North - Jury boxPalmerston North - Court house

Transport and parking


There is no free parking near Palmerston North District Court.

There is Council metered parking adjacent to the courthouse.

The nearest parking building is the Downtown Car Parking building located directly opposite the courthouse for $10 per day (price at February 2009).  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

A bus terminal is located on Main Street directly opposite the main entrance to the courthouse.

Information on fares and a timetable are available from the Horizons Regional Council website.