Latest COVID-19 updates

IMPORTANT: All the key information relating to our Ministry's response to COVID-19 is in our COVID-19 information hub


This page was last updated on 9 September at 11.50am.

Latest updates on our website relating to the Ministry's response to COVID-19 are listed below:

7 September 2020

4 September 2020

  • COVID-19 information page and related court pages updated regarding jury trials in the Auckland region resuming 7 September 2020

3 September 2020

2 September 2020

1 September 2020

31 August 2020

28 August 2020

27 August 2020

26 August 2020

25 August 2020

24 August 2020

21 August 2020

20 August 2020

19 August 2020

  • News Story - Between Monday 24 August - Thursday 27 August 2020, public access to the Christchurch Law Courts will be limited. These include all Christchurch Courts held at the Justice & Emergency Services Precinct.

18 August 2020

17 August 2020

16 August 2020

15 August 2020

14 August 2020

13 August 2020

  • The Chief Justice issued a statement(external link) announcing that jury trials in the Auckland region are still suspended until Monday 17 August, but jury trials throughout the rest of the country will resume today, 13 August.

12 August 2020

29 July 2020

10 June 2020

 4 June 2020

25 May 2020

22 May 2020

19 May 2020

18 May 2020

17 May 2020

15 May 2020

14 May 2020

12 May 2020

8 May 2020

7 May 2020

6 May 2020

5 May 2020

  • Access to court locations updated with the latest status of all courts, including how to file documents at each location 
  • FAQs for Youth Court Professionals on COVID-19 Alert Level 3 published on the Youth Court page

29 April 2020

28 April 2020

27 April 2020

Information about how various tribunals will operate in COVID-19 Alert Level 3 was published:

24 April 2020

23 April 2020

22 April 2020

21 April 2020

20 April 2020

17 April 2020

15 April 2020

14 April 2020

 9 April 2020

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/jury-service

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/jury-service/check-if-you-need-to-attend-jury-service-today-or-tomorrow

https://www.justice.govt.nz/contact-us

https://www.justice.govt.nz/covid-19-information

https://www.justice.govt.nz/covid-19-information/about-courts-and-tribunals

https://www.justice.govt.nz/covid-19-information/information-for-families-and-whanau

https://www.justice.govt.nz/covid-19-information/information-for-all-court-users

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/going-to-court/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/civil/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/criminal/

https://www.youthcourt.govt.nz/home-2/(external link)

https://www.justice.govt.nz/family/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/high-court/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/court-of-appeal/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/supreme-court/

https://www.justice.govt.nz/courts/criminal/therapeutic-courts

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