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Justice of the Peace Service Desks

The Auckland region, from Wellsford to Pukekohe, is currently operating at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 with the rest of New Zealand operating at Alert Level 2. This impacts upon the services we are able to offer you.

For those residing in the Auckland Region

All service desks in the Auckland and Franklin regions are unavailable while at Alert Level 3.

For those residing in New Zealand, outside of the Auckland Region

Some service desks outside the Auckland Region will be unavailable while New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. The service desk listings below have not been updated to reflect temporary closures. Please call the venue to confirm that they will be open before travelling.

Please adhere to all Government advice when visiting a Justice of the Peace including washing your hands, sanitising, wearing masks and gloves and social distancing. You will need to provide your contact details for contact tracing purposes.

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*Appointments are not required but please be aware there may be a wait in some of the busier areas.
*Do not sign your documents before coming to see the JP.
*If you have copies to be certified, bring the original document as well.
*You may wish to take your driver licence, 18+ card, passport, or other photo identification if you have it.
*If you need a JP outside of the times listed below you can contact any JP to make a separate appointment.

Please click on the area you are looking for:

Tuesdays & Fridays
12pm to 2pm
Community House
44 Cass Street
Click for Auckland Service Desks
Monday 1pm to 3pm Tauranga Courthouse 26 McLean Street Tauranga
Monday & Friday 10am to 12pm Arataki Community Centre Zambuk Way Mount Maunganui
Tuesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm Greerton Library 139 Greerton Road Gate Pa
  11am to 1pm Mount Maunganui Library 398 Maunganui Road Mt Maunganui
Tues & Wed 10am to 12pm Tauranga Courthouse 26 McLean Street Tauranga
Wednesday 10am to 12pm Papamoa Library 15 Gravatt Road Papamoa Beach
  1pm to 3pm Welcome Bay Community Centre 242 Welcome Bay Rd Tauranga
  6.30pm to 7.30pm Te Puna School Library Te Puna Road Tauranga
Thursday 10.30am to 12.30pm Te Puke Anglican Church Jocelyn Street Te Puke
  11am to 1pm Omokoroa Library & Service Centre McDonnell Street Omokoroa
Friday 10am to 12pm Katikati Resource Centre 45 Beach Road Katikati
  10am to 12pm Bethlehem Community Church 183 Mofatts Road Tauranga
  11.30am to 1.30pm Mount Maunganui Library 398 Maunganui Road Mt Maunganui
  12pm to 2pm Tauranga City Library, 1st Floor 91 Willow Street Tauranga
  2pm to 4pm Greerton Library 139 Greerton Road Gate Pa
Saturday 10am to 12pm The Crossing Shopping Mall 2 Taurikura Drive Tauranga
Monday 12pm to 1pm Rolleston Library 94 Rolleston Drive Rolleston
Tuesday 10am to 1pm Papanui Library 35 Langdons Road Papanui
  10am to 1pm South Christchurch Library 66 Colombo Street Cashmere
  10am to 1pm The Library @ Te Hapua 341 Halswell Road Christchurch
  10am to 1pm Upper Riccarton Libary 71 Main South Road Sockburn
  10am to 1pm Rangiora Library 141 Percival Street Rangiora
  10am to 1pm Lincoln Library 18 Gerald Street Lincoln
  10am to 1pm Linwood Library @ Eastgate Mall Buckleys Road Christchurch
  11am to 1pm Kaiapoi Library 176 Williams Street Kaiapoi
  10am to 1pm Shirley Community Library 36 Marshland Road Shirley
Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm Darfield Library 1 South Terrace Darfield
  10am to 1pm Bishopdale Library 13 Bishopdale Court Bishopdale
Thursday 10.30am to 1.30pm Spreydon Library 266 Barrington Street Spreydon
  11am to 1pm Oxford Library 34 Main Street Oxford
  11am to 12pm Rolleston Library 94 Rolleston Drive Rolleston
Friday 12pm to 2pm Parklands Library 46 Queenspark Drive Christchurch
  11.30am to 1pm Amberley Memorial Library 111 Carters Road Amberley
Saturday 10am to 12pm Sumner Library 37 Nayland Street Sumner
  10am to 12pm Fendalton Library 4 Jeffreys Road Fendalton
Monday, Tuesday 11.30am to 1.30pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street Palmerston North
Wed, Thurs, Fri 11.00am to 1.30pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street Palmerston North
Monday 10.30am to 12.30pm Otaki Library Main Street Otaki
Friday 11.30am to 1.30pm Feilding Library 60 Stafford St Feilding
  11am to 1pm Palmerston North Library The Square Palmerston North
10.30am to 12.30pm
The Council Shop
Tarawera Mall
10.00am to 12 noon
Heartlands Service Centre
93 Church Street
Friday 11am - 1pm Doubtless Bay Information Centre 126 Waterfront Drive Mangonui
Mon & Wed
11am - 1pm
Kaitaia Court
13 Redan Road
Wednesday 11am - 1pm Kaikohe Public Library 14 Marino Place Kaikohe
Waiuku Wednesday 11.30am to 1.30pm Waiuku Information Centre  2 Queen Street, Waiuku
Papakura Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm Citizens Advice Bureau 4a Opaheke Road, Papakura
  Tuesday 12pm to 2pm Sir Edmund Hillary Library 209 Great South Road, Papakura
  Wednesday 5.30pm to 6.30pm Sir Edmund Hillary Library 209 Great South Road, Papakura
  Thursday 1pm to 2pm Sir Edmund Hillary Library 209 Great South Road, Papakura
  Saturday 10am to 12pm Citizens Advice Bureau 4a Opaheke Road, Papakura
Pukekohe Mon/Wed/Fri 11.30am to 1.30pm Franklin Family Support 82 Manukau Road, Pukekohe
9.00am - 11.00am
(Except Public Holidays)
Gisborne Court Building
1 Customhouse Street

Thursday 9.00am - 11.00am HB Williams Memorial Library 34 Bright Street Gisborne
11am - 1pm
Waihi Library
40 Rosemont Road
11am - 1pm
HDC Service Centre
84 Orchard West Road
Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm Hastings District Court Eastbourne Street, Hastings
Tuesday & Thursday 2pm to 4pm Hastings Library 201 Eastbourne Street East, Hastings
Tuesday 10am to 12pm Flaxmere Library 16 Swansea Road, Flaxmere, Hastings
Mon,Tues, Wed 10am to 12pm Citizens Advice Bureau 126 Hastings Street, Napier
Tuesday & Thursday
10.30am 12.30pm
Napier District Court
251 Hastings Street, Napier

Thursday & Friday 1pm to 3pm Citizens Advice Bureau 126 Hastings Street, Napier
Saturday 10.00am - 12 pm Taradale Library 24 White Street, Taradale, Napier
Saturday 10.00am - 12 pm Havelock North Library 30 Te Mata Road, Havelock North
Monday 1.00pm to 2.00pm Taita Library Walter Nash Centre, Taine Street
Mon & Thurs 11.30am - 1.30pm Hutt Valley District Court 10-18 Knights Rd, Lower Hutt
Tuesday 11.30am - 1.00pm Hutt Valley District Court 10-18 Knights Rd, Lower Hutt
Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm War Memorial Library 2 Queens Drive
4th Wednesday of the month 1.00pm to 2.00pm Naenae Library Hilary Court
Thursday 11.30am - 1.30pm Upper Hutt Library 844 Fergusson Drive
  2.00pm to 3.00pm Wainuiomata Hub Queen Street
Last Friday of the month 1.00pm to 2.00pm Petone Library 7 Britannia Street
Saturday 1.00pm to 2.00pm Eastborne Library 38 Rimu Street
Monday to Friday
10am to 12pm and
2pm to 4pm
Blenheim Courthouse
58 Alfred St, Blenheim

Saturday 10am to 12pm Blenheim Library 33 Arthur St, Blenheim
Saturday 10am to 12pm Richmond Mall Corner Queen St & Croucher St Nelson
  10am to 12pm Elevation Cafe 218 High Street Motueka
  10am to 12pm Elma Turner Library 27 Halifax Street East Nelson
Mon & Tues 11am to 2pm Nelson Courthouse 200 Bridge Street Nelson
Mangawhai Saturday 10am to 12pm Mangawhai Museum Molesworth Drive Mangawhai Heads
Dargaville 1st & 3rd Thursday
of the month
11am to 1pm

Whau Community Centre

Main Street Dargaville

Mon to Fri
9am to 1.30pm
Whangarei District Court
Bank Street
  Saturday 9.30am to 12pm Whangarei Central Library 5 Rust Avenue Whangarei
usually 3 days each week
10am - 2pm
Kaiwaka Library
Look for the JP banner
Cnr State Highway 1 and Kaiwaka-Mangawhai Road
Call to check availability 027 480 6275
10am - 11am
Ruakaka Library
Takutai Place
North Otago
Oamaru Wednesday 10am to 1pm Oamaru Library 62 Thames Street Oamaru
Alexandra Tues & Fri 12:30pm to 1:30pm Community House 14 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra
Dunedin Monday

11.30am - 1.30pm

11am to 1pm
Community House

South Dunedin Community Pop-up
Lower Moray Place

199 Hillside Road
  Wednesday 9am to 3pm University of Otago
Student Info Centre
(ISB Library Building)
Cumberland Street

1pm to 3pm

South Dunedin Community Pop-up

199 Hillside Road
  Friday 10am to 12.30pm Dunedin Public Library
(1st Floor
230 Moray Place Dunedin
  Saturday 10am to 12pm Dunedin Citizens Advice Bureau 155 Princes Street
Queenstown Wednesday 12.30pm to 2pm St Johns Rooms 10 Douglas Street, Frankton
  Friday 12.30pm to 1.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau 44 Stanley Street
1pm to 2pm
By appointment
Community Networks
03 443 7799
Wanaka Community Hub
34 McDougall Street
10.30am to 11.30am
By appointment
Community Networks
03 443 7799
Wanaka Community Hub
34 McDougall Street

2pm to 5pm
Development House
6 John Street
Rotorua and Districts
Mon & Wed 12pm to 1.30pm Rotorua Citizens Advice Bureau 1143 Eruera Street Rotorua
Wednesday 2pm to 4pm Tokoroa Library 58/68 Mannering Street Tokoroa
  2pm to 4pm Western Heights Community Centre 1 Brookland Road Rotorua
Thursday 11.30am to 1.30pm Progress Ngongotaha Shop Ngongotaha Road Rotorua
  12pm to 2pm Taupo Library Story Place Taupo
  12.30pm to 1.30pm Turangi Library 2 Ohuanga Road Turangi
  12pm to 2pm Rotorua Lakes Council 1061 Haupapa Street Rotorua
  2pm to 4pm Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Mokoia Drive Rotorua
Friday 11am to 12.30pm Rotorua Citizens Advice Bureau 1143 Eruera Street Rotorua
Saturday 10am to 12pm Rotorua Library Haupapa Street Rotorua
Timaru Saturday 10am to 12pm Timaru Library (Reference section) Sophia Street

Geraldine Saturday
10am to 12pm Geraldine Library 80 Talbot Street

Waimate Saturday
10am to 11am Waimate Library 125 Queen Street

Invercargill Wednesday 12pm to 1pm Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) 133 Tay Street
  Monday 12pm to 1pm Invercargill Public Library 50 Dee Street
  Saturday 10am to 12pm Citizens Advice Bureau 36 Don Street
Stratford Thursday 10am to 12:30pm Stratford Library Prospero Place
New  Plymouth Monday 10am to 12:30pm Citizens Advice Bureau 32 Leach Street
Tues & Sat
10am to 12:30pm
Puke Ariki Library, Level 1
1 Ariki Street
5.30pm - 7.00pm
Puke Ariki Library, Level 1
1 Ariki Street
Wed, Thurs & Fri
10am - 4pm
New Plymouth District Court
94 Powderham St
Bell Block Wednesday 10am to 12:30pm Bell Block Library Service Centre Parklands Shopping Centre
9am to 12pm
Waitara Community House
McLean Street
Inglewood Monday 10am to 12pm Inglewood Library 46 Rata Street
Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau
62 Alpha Street
9am to 11am
12pm to 2pm

  Community House
193 Shakespeare Street
Wednesday 12pm to 2pm

Huntly Huntly Library Thursday 10.30am to 1.30pm
Hamilton Anglesea Pharmacy
9 Thackeray Street
Tuesday 5.30pm - 7.00pm
  Waikato Hospital - Hockin Building Tuesday 12pm to 1.30pm
  Centre Place (outside Whitcoulls)
501 Victoria Street
Wednesday 12pm to 2pm
  Chartwell Shopping Centre
(Not open on Public Holidays)
Mon & Wed
12pm to 2pm
6pm to 8pm
  Garden Place Library Friday 12pm to 2pm
  Glenview Mall Saturday 10am to 12pm
  Te Awa/The Base
(outside Farmers)
Saturday 10am to 12pm
  Waikato University Student Service Centre
Knighton Road
12pm to 1pm

1pm to 2pm
(closed during uni holidays)
  Western Community Centre
46 Hyde Avenue
Tuesday 9am to 11am

Ngaruawahia Ngaruawahia Community House Tuesday 9am to 12pm

Otorohanga Otorohanga Support House
120 Maniapoto Street
Tuesday 12pm to 1pm

Putaruru Putaruru Public Library
2 Overdale Street
Friday 10.00am to 12pm

Te Aroha Citizens' Advice Bureau Wednesday 11am to 1pm
Te Awamutu Citizens' Advice Bureau Mon/Wed/Fri 9.30am to 12.30pm
Te Kuiti Citizens' Advice Bureau
222 Rora Street
Tuesday 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Taumaranui Taumaranui District Court
49 Miriama Street
Monday 10am to 12pm

Greymouth Library Tuesdays 1pm to 3pm
Wellington Central
James Smith Building
65 Cuba Street

Under Alert Level 2, services will be Monday to Friday 12-2, with no evening or Saturday hours
Monday to Friday   12pm to 2pm
Tuesday and Thursday 5pm to 6pm
5pm to 6.30pm
Saturday 11am to 12.30pm (closed public holiday weekends)
Wellington District Court
43 Ballance Street
Monday to Friday 10am to 12pm
Karori Citizens Advice Bureau
7 Beauchamp Street, Karori
Thursday 1pm to 2pm
Newtown Citizens Advice Bureau
corner Rintoul Street & Columbo St
Monday to Friday 10.30am to 12.30pm
Kilbirnie Citizens Advice Bureau
58 Bay Road, Kilbirnie
Tuesday 12pm to 2pm
Thursday 3pm to 5pm
Ruth Gotlieb Library
101 Kilbirnie Cres, Kilbirnie
Thursday 5.50pm to 7pm
Miramar Library
68 Miramar Ave, Miramar
Saturday 10am to 11.30am
Wellington Hospital
23 Mein Street, Newtown
1st and 4th Wednesday of the month
11.30am to 12.30pm
Johnsonville Community Centre
1 Frankmoore Ave, Johnsonville
Monday to Friday 10am to 12pm
Saturday 10am to 12pm (closed public holiday weekends)

Porirua Citizens Advcie Bureau
L2 Pember House, 16 Hagley Street
Monday to Friday 12:30pm to 3pm
Paraparaumu Library
9 Iver Trask Place, Paraparaumu
Monday and Saturday 10am to 12pm
Wednesday 2pm to 4pm
Kapiti Citizens Advice Bureau
1st Floor, Coastlands Shopping Centre
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11.30am to 1.30pm

Cameo Drop-in Centre
Mahara Place
Tuesday 11am to 12pm
2pm - 4pm
Eketahuna Library
1 Bridge Street
12 noon - 2pm
Carterton Event Centre Library
Holloway Street
Tuesday & Wednesday
10am to 2pm
Whanganui Courthouse
10 Market Street
9am to 12 noon
Marton Pharmacy
266 Broadway