Christchurch | Ōtautahi District Court

COVID-19 update
The current COVID-19 Omicron outbreak means some courts and tribunals are experiencing staff shortages. This may impact on court operations through reduced services, and customer counter hours may differ from those published. For more detailed information about a specific court, please call 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787).

Christchurch District Court building

Justice & Emergency Services Precinct

Visit us

Justice & Emergency Services Precinct
20 Lichfield Street

Opening hours

8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Phone numbers

Phone: 0800 268 787
From overseas: +64 9 583 1900
Fax: 03 962 4301

Send us mail

Christchurch District Court

Write the address as written above and send it the same way as any other mail. You can use an NZ Post mail box. If you use a DX mail box your mail will get to us faster

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair access is located at the main entrances

Other services here

High Court
Family Court

Pay a fine
Jury service
Rangatahi Court
Youth Court
- Mondays, monthly
- Tuesdays weekly
- Thursdays, 10am to 11:30am, fortnightly
- Fridays, every second week
Disputes Tribunal
Tenancy Tribunal
Land Valuation Tribunal
Environment Court
Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal

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