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New Zealand Law Society hours over 2017/18 holiday break

14 December 2017

National Office

(26 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington 6011).

The New Zealand Law Society's national office is closed for the holiday break from 5pm Friday, 22 December 2017 until 8:30am, Monday, 8 January 2018.

New Zealand Law Society branches

All Law Society branch offices are closed for the holiday break as follows:

Auckland: Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 8 January 2018. After hours contact is Glenda MacDonald, 021 244 6016.

Canterbury-Westland: Closes at 12:30pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Gisborne: Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens on Monday, 9am, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be checked throughout the closure.

Hawke's Bay: Closes at 1pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens on Monday, 15 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Manawatu: Closes at 5pm Friday, 22 December 2017 until 8:30am, Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Marlborough: Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am, Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Nelson: Closes at 12pm on Thursday, 21 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Otago: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 9am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Southland: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 7:15am on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Emails and phone messages will be checked daily.

Taranaki: Closes at 12pm on Thursday, 21 December 2017. Re-opens at 9am on Wednesday, 3 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Waikato Bay of Plenty: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Wellington: Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 8:30am, Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Whanganui: Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens at 9am Monday, 8 January 2018. Please direct any afterhours inquiries to Yvonne Nyenhuis, Branch Manager, wanganui@lawsociety.org.nz, or mobile (027 649 7755).

New Zealand Law Society Sections

Family Law Section: Closes at 5pm Friday, 22 December 2017 until 9am, Monday, 8 January 2018.

ILANZ: Closes at 5pm Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens 9am, Monday, 8 January 2018.

Property Law Section: Closes at 5pm Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens 9am, Monday, 8 January 2018.

New Zealand Law Society Library

Auckland Library: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 22 December. Re-opens 8:30am, 3 January 2018. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Christchurch Library: Closes at 3pm Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens 8.30am, Monday 8 January 2018. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Wellington Library: Closes at 3pm Friday, 22 December 2017. Re-opens 8.30am, Monday 8 January 2018. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Lawyers Complaints Service

The email address complaints@lawsociety.org.nz and the phone number 0800 261 801 are unattended from 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017 until 8:30am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails and phone messages will be answered when the service re-opens.

Financial Assurance Scheme

Closes at 5pm on Friday, 22 December 2017 until 8:30am on Monday, 8 January 2018. Emails will be checked daily.

Urgent inquiries

Urgent inquiries during the closure may be directed to Bronwyn Jones, Principal Advisor Executive Director’s Department, (021) 049 5736.

Media inquiries

Media with inquiries can contact Geoff Adlam, Communications Manager, (022) 641 3580, or Nick Butcher, Senior Communications Adviser, (027) 643 1907.

LawTalk

The first 2018 issue (February 2018) of the Law Society's monthly magazine LawTalk will be published on 31 January 2017. Advertising inquiries may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 9 January 2018. The advertising booking deadline for the first issue is 12 January 2018

LawPoints and NZLS Weekly

The first 2018 LawPoints and NZLS Weekly emails will be sent on the evening of 25 January 2018. Advertising inquiries for LawPoints or NZLS Weekly may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 9 January 2018.

Last updated on the 19th December 2017