Severe weather updates

9:30am Friday July 14, 2017

Taihape District Court will remain closed today due to snow and no power. No court sittings are affected.

Hawera District Court is open again this morning. 

4:30 pm Thursday July 13, 2017

Due to severe weather which has caused power outages, the Hawera court has been closed. We will reassess the situation tomorrow morning.

8:45am Thursday July 13, 2017

Due to severe weather, the Taihape Court is closed today. 

Ashburton Court is open again.

2pm Wednesday July 12, 2017

Due to the severe snow fall affecting Ashburton we have made the decision to close the court for the rest of Wednesday 12 July.

Court staff are contacting affected customers to advise them of adjournments. 

If you have a query about your case or need to make arrangements with the court or the Ministry of Justice please contact us.

We will keep you updated about any further impact to Ashburton or other courts affected by adverse weather. 

Due to severe weather, the Hawera court has been closed.

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