Find information on civil disputes and claims filed in the District Court of New Zealand.
The District Courts were established by the District Courts Act 1947, and their processes are governed by the District Court Rules 2014. You can find copies of Acts and Rules at legislation.govt.nz. Continue reading What to expect in the District Court
Find information on civil disputes and claims filed in the High Court of New Zealand.
The High Court has unlimited jurisdiction. That means it can hear any claim unless there is a specific law saying a particular court or tribunal has ‘exclusive jurisdiction’ to hear a particular kind of claim. Continue reading What happens in a High Court case?