Justice of the Peace Service Desks

Service desk-452*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.
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Ashburton, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Districts, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Far North, Franklin, Gisborne, Gore, Hauraki, Hawke's Bay, Hutt Valley and Districts, Marlborough, Nelson/Tasman, Northland, North Otago, Otago, Rotorua and Districts, South Canterbury, Southland, South Taranaki, South Otago, Taranaki, Waikato, West Coast, Wellington, Wairarapa, Wanganui


 
Ashburton


 
Tuesday      
12 Noon to 3pm New Community House Complex Cass Street
 
Ashburton
Auckland  Service Desks in the Auckland region
Bay of Plenty

















































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Monday      
10am - 12 noon Arataki Community Centre Zambuk Way, Mount Maunganui
view on Google Maps
07 577 8565
1.00pm - 4.00pm Citizens Advice Bureau Hamilton Street
view on Google Maps
07 578 1592
Tuesday      
10am - 12 noon Te Tuinga Whanau 190 Chadwick Road, Greerton
view on Google Maps
07 571 0875
10am - 12 noon Courthouse, Cameron House 46 Cameron Rd, Tauranga 027 839 4736
11am - 1pm Mount Mainstreet Centre Maunganui Road
view on Google Maps
07 575 9911
Wednesday      
9am - 11:30am Citizens Advice Bureau Hamilton Street
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07 578 1592
10:00am -12 noon Papamoa Library Gravatt Road
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07 577 7177
1pm - 3pm Welcome Bay Community Centre Welcome Bay Road
view on Google Maps
07 544 9774
6.30pm - 7.30pm Te Puna School Library Te Puna Road 07 552 5715
Thursday      
9am - 11:30am Citizens Advice Bureau Hamilton Street
view on Google Maps
07 578 1592
10am - 12 noon Te Puke Anglican Church Jocelyn Street
view on Google Maps
07 573 7970
11:30am - 1:30pm Tauranga Multicultural Council
 
Historic Village, 17th Avenue
view on Google Maps
07 571 6419
1pm - 3pm Courthouse, Cameron House 46 Cameron Rd, Tauranga 027 839 4736
Friday      
10am - 12 noon Arataki Community Centre Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui
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07 579 3000
12 noon - 2pm Tauranga Library NZ Room
view on Google Maps
07 577 7177
10am - 12 noon Katikati Resource Centre Beach Road
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07 549 0399
2pm - 4pm Tauranga RSA Cameron Road, Greerton
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07 578 9654
10am - 12 noon Bethlehem Community Church 183 Moffatts Road
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07 579 1600
11.30am - 1.30pm Mount Maunganui Library 400 Maunganui Road
view on Google Maps
07 577 7177
2pm - 4pm Citizens Advice Bureau Hamilton Street
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07 578 1592
Canterbury


























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Monday      
9.30am - 1.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau, Hornby Community Centre 8 Goulding Ave
Hornby
Christchurch
Tuesday      
10am - 1pm Lincoln Library 18 Gerald Street
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Lincoln
11am - 1pm Kaiapoi Library  176 Williams Street
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Kaiapoi
10am - 1pm Fendalton Library Jefferys Road Christchurch
10am - 1pm Halswell Library 341 Halswell Road Christchurch
10am - 1pm Papanui Library 35 Langdons Road
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Christchurch
10am -1pm South Library, Cashmere 66 Colombo Street
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Christchurch
10am -1pm Upper Riccarton Libary 71 Main South Road, Sockburn
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Christchurch
10am -1pm Rangiora Library 141 Percival Street,Rangiora
view on Google Maps
 
10am - 1 pm Linwood Library First Floor, Eastgate Mall, Buckleys Road
view on Google Maps
Christchurch
10am -1pm Shirley Community Library 36 Marshland Road
view on Google Maps
 
Wednesday      
12.00pm - 3.00pm Citizens Advice Bureau, Central City Corner Ferry Road & Williams Street Christchurch
Thursday      
9.30am - 1.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau, Hornby Community Centre 8 Goulding Ave
Hornby

 
Christchurch
11am - 1pm Oxford Library (Temporary Location) Oxford Pavillion, Pearson Park via Dohrmans Rd Oxford
11am - 1pm
From 6 July 2017
Spreydon Library 266 Barrington Street
Spreydon
Christchurch
Central Districts




















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Monday      
11.30am - 1.30pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street
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9.30am - 5pm Foxton Public Library 5 Clyde Street Foxton
Tuesday      
9.45am - 11.45am Senior Citizens Hall 323 Main Street Palmerston North
11.30am - 1.30pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street
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12:00pm -2.30pm Citizens Advice Bureau King Street
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Palmerston North
11:30am -1:30pm Te Takere Community Centre 10 Bath Street
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Levin
Wednesday      
11.30am - 1.30pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street
view on Google Maps
Palmerston North
11am - 1.30pm (2nd Wed of the month) Tararua District Council Main Street Pahaitua
Thursday      
10:30am - 12:30pm Hokowhitu Village Centre Rooms Hokowhitu Village
view on Google Maps
Palmerston North
11.00am - 3pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street
view on Google Maps
Palmerston North
2pm - 3pm Shannon Public Library Plimmer Terrace Shannon
Friday      
9.45am - 11.45am Senior Citizens Hall 323 Main Street Palmerston North
11am to 1pm Palmerston North Public Library The Square
view on Google Maps
Palmerston North
11.30am to 1.30pm Feilding Public Library 60 Stafford Street Feilding
11.00am to 3pm Palmerston North District Court Main Street
view on Google Maps
Palmerston North      
Eastern Bay of Plenty


















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Monday      
10am to 12 noon The Council Shop
 
Tarawera Mall
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Kawerau
Tuesday      
10.30am to 12.30pm Whakatane District Courthouse Pyne Street
view on Google Maps
Whakatane
Thursday      
1.30pm to 3.30pm Whakatane District Courthouse Pyne Street
view on Google Maps
Whakatane
10.00am to 12 noon Heartlands Service Centre 93 Church Street
view on Google Maps
Opotiki
Far North










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Monday      
11am - 1 pm Kaitaia Court 13 Redan Road Kaitaia
Wednesday except public holidays    
11am to 1pm Procter Library 6 Cobham Road
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Kerikeri
11am to 1pm Kaikohe Library   Kaikohe
Friday      
11am - to 1pm Doubtless Bay Information Centre   Doubtless Bay
Franklin












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Monday & Friday      
11am to 1:30pm Franklin Family Support 1st floor,  6A Roulston Street, Pukekohe
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09 2386233
Monday to Friday      
9am to 4pm Citizen Advice Bureau 4a Opaheke Road, Papakura
view on Google Maps
09 2996411
Wednesday      
2pm - 4pm Clevedon District Centre 2 North Road, Clevedon
09 379 2030
11:30am to 1:30pm Info Centre  2 Queen Street, Waiuku
view on Google Maps
09 2356201
Gisborne






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Monday to Friday      
9.00am - 11.00am
(Except Public Holidays)

 
Gisborne Court Building 1 Customhouse Street
view on Google Maps
Gisborne
Hauraki
Monday      
10am - 12 noon

 
Whitianga Service Centre Cook Drive Whitianga
11am - 1pm Waihi Library   Waihi
Tuesday      
11am - 1pm HDC Service Centre   Ngatea
12 noon - 1pm HDC Offices   Paeroa
Hawkes Bay

























































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Monday      
10am - 12 noon Napier CAB Community Hub, Level 1, 62 Raffles Street, Napier
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10am - 2pm Hastings District Court Eastbourne Street, Hastings  
Tuesday      
10am - 12 noon Napier CAB Community Hub, Level 1, 62 Raffles Street, Napier
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10.30am 12.30pm Napier District Court 251 Hastings Street, Napier  
10am - 2pm Hastings District Court Eastbourne Street, Hastings  
2pm - 4pm Hastings Library Cnr Eastbourne St. East & Warren St. South, Hastings.
view on GoogleMaps
 
Wednesday      
10am - 12 noon Napier CAB Community Hub, Level 1, 62 Raffles Street, Napier
view on GoogleMaps
 
10am - 2pm Hastings District Court
Eastbourne Street, Hastings
 
12 noon - 2 pm Heartlands 125 Ruataniwha Rd, Waipukurau  
Thursday      
10.30am - 12.30pm Napier District Court 251 Hastings Street, Napier  
10am - 2pm
Hastings District Court
Eastbourne Street, Hastings  
1pm - 3 pm Napier CAB Community Hub, Level 1, 62 Raffles Street, Napier
view on GoogleMaps
 
Friday      
10am - 2pm Hastings District Court Eastbourne Street, Hastings  
1pm - 3 pm Napier CAB
Community Hub, Level 1, 62 Raffles Street, Napier
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Saturday      
10am to Noon Havelock North Library Havelock North Community Centre, Te Mata Road.
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10am to Noon Taradale Library 24 White St. Taradale, Napier.
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1st Monday of the month      
1 to 2pm Taita Community Library Taine Street
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3rd Tuesday of the month      
10:30 to 11:30am Naenae Public Library Hillary Court
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7pm to 8pm Hutt City War Memorial Library Cnr Queens Drive & Woburn Rd
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Every Thursday      
10am to 11am Upper Hutt Public Library 844 Fergusson Drive
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2pm to 3pm Wainuiomata Library Queen Street
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2nd Thursday of the month      
1 to 2pm Stokes Valley Community Library Scott Court
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10:30am to 11:30am Moera Community Library Randwick Road
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1st & 3rd Thursday of the month      
5.30pm to 6.30pm Upper Hutt Public Library 844 Fergusson Drive
view on GoogleMaps
 
Last Friday of the month      
2pm to 3 pm Petone Community Library 7-11 Brittania St
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1st Saturday of the month      
Noon to 1pm Eastbourne Community Library Rimu Street
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Marlborough










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Monday      
10am to noon
2pm to 4pm
Blenheim Courthouse 58 Alfred St, Blenheim
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Tuesday      
10am to noon
2pm to 4pm
Blenheim Courthouse 58 Alfred St, Blenheim
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Wednesday      
10am to noon
2pm to 4pm
Blenheim Courthouse 58 Alfred St, Blenheim
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Friday      
10am to noon
2pm to 4pm
Blenheim Courthouse 58 Alfred St, Blenheim
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Monday    
11am - 2pm Nelson Courthouse Nelson
Tuesday    
11am - 2pm Nelson Courthouse Nelson
Saturday    
10am to noon Nelson Public Library
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Nelson
10am to noon Richmond Mall
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Richmond
First & Third Saturday
of the month 10am to Noon
Elevation Cafe
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Motueka
Northland









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Whangarei        
Monday to Friday 9am to 1.30pm Whangarei District Court
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Bank Street Whangarei
Saturday 10am to 12 noon Whangarei Central Library
view on GoogleMaps
5 Rust Avenue Whangarei
Mangawhai        
Saturday 10am - 12 noon Mangawhai Museum Molesworth Drive Mangawhai Heads
Kaiwaka        
usually 3 days each week 10am - 2pm Kaiwaka Library

Look for the JP banner outside the library
Cnr State Highway 1 and Kaiwaka-Mangawhai Road Kaiwaka

Call to check availability 027 480 6275
Ruakaka        
Daily by appointment Bream Bay College Peter Snell Road
 
Ruakaka

09 432 8226 ex 703
Saturday 10am - 11am Ruakaka Library Takutai Place Ruakaka
Dargaville        
1st & 3rd Thursday of the month
11am - 1pm
Dargaville Public Library 71 Normandy Street Dargaville
North Otago
Oamaru        
Tuesday 11am to 1pm WINZ building
 
Coquet Street Oamaru
Otago




















































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Dunedin        
Monday 2:45pm to 4:45pm Citizens Advice Bureau
Community House

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Lower Moray Place Dunedin
Tuesday 11am to 1pm South Dunedin Community Pop-up 199 Hillside Road Dunedin
Tuesday 1pm - 4.45pm Citizens Advice Bureau
Community House

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Lower Moray Place

Dunedin
Wednesday 9am to 1pm Student Information Centre (ISB Library Building) University of Otago
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Cumberland St Dunedin
Friday 10am to 12.30pm Dunedin Public Library
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2nd Floor Dunedin
Friday
 
2:30pm to 4:45pm Citizens Advice Bureau
Community House

view on GoogleMaps
Lower Moray Place Dunedin
Saturday 10am to noon (please phone
471 6166 to check availability)
Citizens Advice Bureau
Community House

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Lower Moray Place Dunedin
Queenstown        
Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Queenstown District Court
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36 Stanley Street Queenstown
Friday 12:30pm to 1:30pm Citizens Advice Bureau
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44 Stanley Street Queenstown
         
Alexandra        
Fridays 12:30pm to 1:30pm Community House
view on GoogleMaps
14 Centennial Avenue Alexandra
Wanaka        
Tuesday 1-2pm
By appointment
Community Networks
view on GoogleMaps
73 Brownston Street Wanaka
Friday 10.30am-11.30am
By appointment
Community Networks
view on GoogleMaps
73 Brownston Street Wanaka
    Phone 03 443 7799    

 
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Monday        
8.30am - 5.00pm Le Pine & Co 1/261 Te Rangi Tautahanga Road Turangi  
12 Noon - 1:30pm Rotorua Citizens Advice Bureau 1143 Eurera Street
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Rotorua 07 348 3936
10.30am - 3.00pm Mangakino Health Services 60 Rangatira Drive Mangakino  
Tuesday        
10am - 4pm Rotorua Court Cnr Tutanekai and Arawa Street
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Rotorua 07 921 7400
10.30am - 3.00pm Mangakino Health Services 60 Rangatira Drive Mangakino  
Wednesday        
8.30am - 5.00pm Le Pine & Co 1/261 Te Rangi Tautahanga Road Turangi  
10.30am - 3.00pm Mangakino Health Services 60 Rangatira Drive Mangakino  
12 noon - 3pm Taupo Citizens Advice Bureau Spa Road Taupo  
12 Noon - 1:30pm Rotorua Citizens Advice Bureau 1143 Eurera Street
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Rotorua 07 348 3936
2.00 - 4pm Tokoroa Library Mannering Street Tokoroa  
2pm - 4pm Western Heights Community Centre 1 Brookland Road, Western Heights
view on GoogleMaps
Rotorua  
Thursday        
8.30am - 5.00pm Le Pine & Co 1/261 Te Rangi Tautahanga Road Turangi  
10.30am - 3.00pm Mangakino Health Services 60 Rangatira Drive Mangakino  
12 Noon - 2pm Rotorua District Council 1061 Haupapa Street
view on GoogleMaps
Rotorua 07 348 4199
12 Noon - 2pm Taupo Library Story Place Taupo  
2pm - 4pm Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Mokoia Drive. Tihi-O-Tonga
view on GoogleMaps
Rotorua 0800 924 274
11.30am - 1.30pm
Progress Ngongotaha Shop
Ngongotaha Road Ngongotaha  
Friday        
10.30am - 3.00pm Mangakino Health Services 60 Rangatira Drive Mangakino  
Saturday        
10am - 12 noon Rotorua Library cnr Pukuatua and Amohia Streets Rotorua  
South Canterbury



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Saturday        
10am - noon Timaru Library Sophia Street
In the Reference Section

view on GoogleMaps
Timaru 03 686 1717
Southland















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Mondays      
Noon - 1pm Invercargill Public Library 50 Dee Street, Invercargill
view on GoogleMaps
ph 211 1444
Wednesdays      
Noon - 1pm Southern Institute of Technology
(only operates during Campus Terms)
133 Tay Street, Invercargill
view on GoogleMaps
 
Saturdays closed public holidays & two weeks over Christmas break    
10am - 12 noon Citizens Advice Bureau 97 Spey Street, Invercargill
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Invercargill
South Taranaki
Mon to Thurs      
9am - 5pm Whanganui Electorate Office 44 Victoria Street, Hawera Hawera
South Otago

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Fridays 
2pm - 5pm                     Clutha Information Centre,                        4 Clyde Street, Balclutha
       view on GoogleMaps
Taranaki





























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New  Plymouth      
Puke Ariki Library - 1st level view on GoogleMaps every Tuesday 10am to 12:30pm  
Puke Ariki Library - 1st level view on GoogleMaps every Wednesday 5.30pm - 7.00pm
Citizens Advice Bureau view on GoogleMaps every Thursday 10am to 12:30pm (by the YMCA Leach Street)
New Plymouth District Court Wed, Thurs & Friday 10am - 2pm
Puke Ariki Library - 1st level view on GoogleMaps every Saturday 10am to 12:30pm
Bell Block      
Bell Block Service Centre view on GoogleMaps every Wednesday 10am to 12:30pm Bell Block Library, Parklands
Shopping Centre
Inglewood      
Inglewood Library & Service Centre
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every Monday (except public holidays) 10am to Noon 46 Rata Street
Stratford      
Stratford District and Centennial Library
view on GoogleMaps
every Thursday 10am to 12:30pm Prospero Place
Waitara      
Waitara Community House view on GoogleMaps every Monday 9am to Noon McLean Street, Waitara

For further information contact Gordon Gower 06 757 2826
   
Waikato


















































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Cambridge      
Cambridge CAB
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Every Monday 9am to 11am (except on public holidays)  
Cambridge CAB
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Every Friday 12pm - 2 pm (except on public holidays)  
Huntly      
Huntly Library
142 Main Street, Huntly
Every Thursday 11.30am - 1.30pm  
Hamilton      
Pop Central
Reception Lounge
Municipal Building
Civic Square
Every Friday Noon to 2pm  
Glenview Mall 
view on GoogleMaps
Every Saturday 10am to Noon (except holiday weekends)
Hamilton District Court 
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Mondays & Thursdays 11:30am to 1:30pm  
Waikato Hospital (Hockin Building)
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Every Tuesday 12:30pm to 2:30pm  
Western Community Centre
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Every Tuesday 10.30am to 12 noon  
Westfield Mall Chartwell
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Mondays & Wednesdays Noon to 2pm (except on public holidays)  
University of Waikato Student Service Centre
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Every Tuesday

Every Thursday

 
Noon to 1pm

1pm to 2pm

 
 
Te Awa/The Base Every Saturday 10.00am to 12 noon  
Ngaruawahia      
Ngaruawahia Community Centre
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Every Tuesday 9am to Noon  
Otorohanga      
Support House
Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga

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Every Tuesday Noon to 1:00pm  
Putaruru      
Public Library,
Overdale Street
Every Friday 10am - 12 noon  
Taumarunui      
Taumarunui Court
view on GoogleMaps
Every Monday 10:30am to 12:30pm (except on public holidays)  
Te Awamutu      
Te Awamutu CAB
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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 9:30am to 12.30pm (except on public holidays)  
Te Aroha      
Te Aroha Citizens' Advice Bureau Every Wednesday 11am to 1pm  
West Coast Please contact the Registrar: Andrea Forrest 03 7626 002
Wellington

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 JP Service Desks in Wellington City, Porirua & Kapiti Coast
 
Wairarapa



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Monday to Friday      
by appointment Citizens Advice Bureau   Masterton
Wednesdays      
2pm - 4pm Eketahuna Library   Eketahuna
Fridays      
11am - 1pm Masterton District Court Cnr Dixon Street & Park Avenue Masterton
12 noon - 2pm
 
Carterton Event Centre Library Holloway Street Carterton
Saturdays      
10am - 12 noon Masterton Public Library Queen Street Masterton
Wanganui









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Tuesdays        
10am to 2pm Wanganui High/District Courthouse
view on GoogleMaps
10 Market Street, Wanganui City Centre Wanganui  
Wednesdays        
10.30am to 2pm Wanganui High/District Courthouse
view on GoogleMaps
10 Market Street, Wanganui City Centre Wanganui  
Fridays        
9am to 12 noon
 
Marton Pharmacy
 
266 Broadway Marton  

 

 
   
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