Contact us

Auckland Legal Aid

The Auckland Legal Aid Office is responsible for the management of criminal and family files for Northland and Auckland. They also manage Waikato, Gisborne and Hawke's Bay family files, as well as refugee and immigration matters across all regions.

Email:                   AKLCriminallegalaid@justice.govt.nz

                             AKLFamilylegalaid@justice.govt.nz

                             AKLCivillegalaid@justice.govt.nz

Phone:                 09 488 5440

Postal Address: BX10660

Wellington Legal Aid

The Wellington Legal Aid Office is responsible for the management of criminal and family files for the Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Wellington and the South Island. They also manage Waikato, Gisborne and Hawke's Bay criminal files, as well as civil and Waitangi Tribunal matters across all regions.

Email:                   WGNCriminallegalaid@justice.govt.nz

                             WGNFamilylegalaid@justice.govt.nz

                             WGNCivillegalaid@justice.govt.nz

                             Waitangilegalaid@justice.govt.nz

Phone:                 0800 253 425

Postal Address: SX10146

Debt Management Group

The Debt Management Group is responsible for recovering and securing outstanding legal aid debt. They are the first point of contact for clients with an outstanding legal aid debt.

Email: legalaiddebt@justice.govt.nz

Phone: 0800 600 090

Postal Address: SX11295

Provider Services

The Provider Services team is responsible for approving and contracting with legal aid lawyers. They can provide assistance with applications for approval to provide legal aid services and answer queries about the legal aid contract for services.

Email:    legalaidprovider@justice.govt.nz

Phone:  04 918 8800