On Friday 23 April 2021 some Wellington bus services will be cancelled due to industrial action.
Please consider alternative travel arrangements if you’re attending a court event in the Wellington region. View the affected bus routes here.
If you can’t make your court event, please call 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787).
Please do not come to the courthouse if you are feeling unwell. Contact 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787) if you cannot enter the courthouse or are not sure whether to attend.
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We are following Ministry of Health guidelines to protect the health and safety of all court participants and staff. Follow the link above to court protocols for information applicable to your region, including requirements for wearing face coverings.
Court participants are strongly encouraged to download the NZ COVID Tracer app and scan the COVID-19 QR code using their mobile devices.
You can download the latest Health and Safety Factsheet from the top of our COVID-19 information page.
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