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The Registrar, who is the chief administrative officer of the Environment Court, is Harry Johnson. He can be contacted through the Auckland Registry.

For general enquiries please email us.

Email: EnvironmentCourt@justice.govt.nz

For other enquires refer to the Registry details below.

Auckland Registry

The Registry office is open between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday. If you want to watch a hearing of the Environment Court, check the court hearing schedule

Street address:
Specialist Courts and Tribunals Centre
Level 2
41 Federal Street
Auckland 1010

Postal address:
CX10086
Auckland
or
PO Box 7147
Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141

Write the CX address as written above and send it the same way as any other mail. You can use an NZ Post mail box. If you use a DX mail box your mail will get to us faster (external link)

Phone: 09 916 9091
Fax: 09 916 9090

Principal Environment Judge L J Newhook

Hearing Manager/Case Manager: Janice King
Phone: 09 916 9285
Fax: 09 916 9090
Email: Janice.King@justice.govt.nz

Environment Judge M Harland

Hearing Manager/Case Manager: Alice McIntosh
Phone: 09 916 9034
Fax: 09 916 9090
Email: Alice.McIntosh@justice.govt.nz

Environment Judge J A Smith

Case Manager: Trent Grace
Phone: 09 916 9310
Fax: 09 916 9090
Email: Trent.Grace@justice.govt.nz

Hearing Manager: Vasa Vaiusu
Phone: 09 916 9284
Fax: 09 916 9090
Email: Vasa.Vaiusu@justice.govt.nz

Mediation Services

Sarah Tallentire
Phone: 09 916 9808
Fax: 09 916 9090
Email: Sarah.Tallentire@justice.govt.nz

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Wellington Registry

The Registry office is open between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday. If you want to watch a hearing of the Environment Court, check the court hearing schedule

Street address:
District Court Building
Level 5
49 Ballance Street
Wellington 6011

Postal address:
SX10044
Wellington
or
PO Box 5027
Wellington 6145

Write the SX address as written above and send it the same way as any other mail. You can use an NZ Post mail box. If you use a DX mail box your mail will get to us faster (external link)

Phone: 04 918 8300
Fax: 04 918 8303

Environment Judge C J Thompson

Case Manager: Rachel Coughey
Phone: 04 918 8353
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Rachel.Coughey@justice.govt.nz

Hearing Manager: Catherine Duffin
Phone: 04 918 8330
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Catherine.Duffin@justice.govt.nz

Environment Judge B P Dwyer

Case Manager: Jennifer Gerritsen
Phone: 04 918 8334
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Jennifer.Gerritsen@justice.govt.nz

Hearing Manager: Catherine Duffin
Phone: 04 918 8330
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Catherine.Duffin@justice.govt.nz

Mediation Services

Rachel Coughey
Phone: 04 918 8353
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Rachel.Coughey@justice.govt.nz

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Christchurch Registry

The Registry office is open between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday. If you want to watch a hearing of the Environment Court, check the court hearing schedule

Street address:
Justice & Emergency Services Precinct
20 Lichfield Street
Christchurch

Postal address:
WX11113
Christchurch
or
PO Box 2069
Christchurch 8013

Write the WX address as written above and send it the same way as any other mail. You can use an NZ Post mail box. If you use a DX mail box your mail will get to us faster (external link)

Phone: 03 365 0905 or 03 353 4434

Environment Judge J R Jackson

Case Manager/Hearing Manager: Christine McKee
Phone: 03 365 0905
Fax: 03 365 1740
Email: Christine.McKee@justice.govt.nz

Environment Judge J E Borthwick

Case Manager/Hearing Manager: Alexandra Whyte
Phone: 03 962 4434
Fax: 03 365 1740
Email: Alexandra.Whyte@justice.govt.nz

Environment Judge J Hassan

Case Manager/Hearing Manager: Christine McKee
Phone: 03 365 0905
Fax: 03 365 1740
Email: Christine.McKee@justice.govt.nz

Case Manager/Hearing Manager: Alexandra Whyte
Phone: 03 962 4434
Fax: 03 365 1740
Email: Alexandra.Whyte@justice.govt.nz

Mediation services

Rachel Gerrand
Phone: 03 353 8536
Fax: 03 365 1740
Email: Rachel.Gerrand@justice.govt.nz

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RMA District Court prosecution contact

Rachell Staunton
Phone: 04 918 8318
Fax: 04 918 8303
Email: Rachell.Staunton@justice.govt.nz

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