UPDATE 8 October: 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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Protocols for how courts will operate during COVID-19 Alert Level 1 are on the Courts of New Zealand website.
Read the Chief Justice's media statement dated 6 October 2020 regarding arrangements for Courts of New Zealand
We are following Ministry of Health guidelines to protect the health and safety of all court participants and staff. Everyone attending court is encouraged to wear masks in public areas in in courthouses. Where practicable, courts will continue physical distancing in courtrooms and jury retiring rooms. Court participants are strongly encouraged to download the NZ COVID Tracer app and scan the COVID-19 QR code using their mobile devices.
For a copy of the Factsheet for Health and Safety measures during COVID-19 Alert Level 1, go to our COVID-19 Information page.
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