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Kia ora and welcome to the Disputes Tribunal of New Zealand.

The Disputes Tribunal provides a quick, inexpensive and private way to help resolve a wide range of civil disputes. We deal with claims of up to $15,000 or, if everyone involved agrees, up to $20,000.

Before you start your application, please take a few minutes to read through this site. Most of the information on the site is available as downloadable fact sheets, and we also have more detailed Disputes Tribunal user guidelines available.

We encourage you to apply online. Applying online is a fast and effective way of getting your application to us.

 


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