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New Zealand Law Society hours over holiday break

14 December 2016

National Office

(26 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington 6011).

The New Zealand Law Society's national office is closed for the holiday break from 3pm Friday, 23 December 2016 until 8:30am, Monday, 9 January 2017. Urgent inquiries during the closure may be to Mary Ollivier, General Manager Regulatory, phone 027 671 9431. Inquiries by media may be made to Geoff Adlam, Communications Manager, phone 022 641 3580.

New Zealand Law Society branches

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

Auckland: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 9 January 2017.

Canterbury-Westland: Closes at 1pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Gisborne: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be checked throughout the closure. 

Hawke's Bay: Closes at noon on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens on Wednesday, 11 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Manawatu: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Marlborough: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Nelson: Closes at 5pm on Wednesday, 21 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Otago: Closes at 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 2:00pm on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Southland: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 7:15am on Monday, 16 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be checked daily.

Taranaki: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Waikato Bay of Plenty: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Wellington: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Whanganui: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails and phone messages will be checked regularly.

New Zealand Law Society Sections

Family Law Section: Staff are unavailable during the period from 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 until 9:00am on Monday, 16 January 2017.

ILANZ: Staff are unavailable during the period from 3pm, Friday 23 December 2016 until 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017.

Property Law Section: Staff are unavailable during the period from 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 until 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017.

New Zealand Law Society Library

Auckland Library: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Christchurch Library: Closes at 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016. Re-opens at 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Wellington Library: Wellington Library staff are not available from 2pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 until 9:00am on Monday, 9 January 2017.

Lawyers Complaints Service

The email address complaints@lawsociety.org.nz and the phone number 0800 261 801 are unattended from 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 until 8:30am on Monday, 9 January 2017. All emails or phone messages will be attended to after that time.

Financial Assurance Scheme

Staff of the Law Society inspectorate will be unavailable from 3pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 until 8:30am on Monday, 9 January 2017. Emails will be checked daily.

Urgent inquiries

If you urgently need to contact the New Zealand Law Society while we are closed, please ring Mary Ollivier, General Manager Regulatory, phone (027) 671 9431. 

Media inquiries

Media with inquiries may contact Geoff Adlam, Communications Manager, (022) 641 3580. 

LawTalk

The first 2017 issue of the Law Society's monthly magazine LawTalk will be published on 1 February 2017. Advertising inquiries may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 9 January 2017. The advertising booking deadline for the first issue is 17 January 2017.

LawPoints and NZLS Weekly

The first 2017 LawPoints and NZLS Weekly emails will be sent on 26 January 2017. Advertising inquiries may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 9 January 2017. The advertising booking deadline for the first LawPoints is 25 January 2017.

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Last updated on the 14th December 2016