Wellington District Court

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Do I need to attend jury service today? 

Kia ora,

Those jurors already on a jury trial are asked to follow the instructions of the judge or court staff in your court.

All Jurors summoned for the week commencing Monday 27 June 2016 are NOT required need to attend at the Wellington District Court on Tuesday the 28th day of June 2016.

Please check the jury website or answerphone after 6pm on Tuesday 28 June for further attendance updates.

Should you need to contact the Registry please call on 918 8444.

Thank you for your service.

Last updated: 27/06/2016  at 116:55

Directions to the court

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43 - 49 Ballance Street, Lambton Quay
DX: SX11166

Contact information


  • The main entrance is located on Ballance Street.
  • Reception is located on Level 6.

The court house

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Transport and parking


There is no free parking near the District Court. The nearest parking building is located on Stout Street which costs $6 per hour for casual parking or $20 for earlybird entry between 6.00am - 10.00am, exit before 7.00pm (price at August 2015). Jurors will be reimbursed for car parking costs if you travelled to Court in your private vehicle. A parking receipt should be obtained and you will need to complete a reimbursement form which court staff can provide if required.

Public transport

Closest bus stops/train information:

Bus stops are located within walking distance on Lambton Quay. The nearest bus stop is directly outside the Supreme Court which is opposite the District Court.

Comprehensive information on public transport options is available on the Metlink website.