Library staff are able to assist lawyers across the country with document delivery and research needs. Please contact us at:
Entry is by card access only for the Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington libraries. If you do not have an access card and wish to apply for one, please contact your local library.
Lawyers rooms/libraries which are situated in courthouses are accessible during the opening hours of the court.
Hand sanitiser and wipes are supplied and lawyers are responsible for wiping down the keyboards and monitors.
High Court Building, Corner of Waterloo Quadrant and Parliament Street
PO Box 4416, Shortland St, Auckland 1140, New Zealand
Entry is via the Anzac Avenue entrance, under the Red Traffic Light system and a card is required for entry.
The library is staffed from 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday.
24 hour access is not available for lawyers at present.
Phone: +64 9 304 1020
High Court Building, Kate Sheppard Pl entrance (map)
PO Box 494, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
The library is open and staffed from 8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday. Under the Orange Traffic Light system 24 hour access is not available.
Phone: +64 4 473 6202
Justice & Emergency Services Precinct (B2 entrance)
Emergency Services Building, Ground floor,
Tuam Street, Christchurch 8011.
PO Box 565, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Note courier deliveries must be addressed to:
New Zealand Law Society Library, Canterbury,
C/- 307 Durham Street North, Christchurch 8013,
The library is staffed from 8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday.
24 hour access is available for lawyers.
Phone: +64 3 377 1852
Level 4, John Wickliffe House, 265 Princes Street (map)
Private Bag 1901, Dunedin, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 477 0596