Story: Judicial system

Location of district courts

This map shows the location of New Zealand's 63 district courts in 2011. District courts hear most criminal cases except the most serious ones, and civil claims up to a value of $200,000. They also deal with some appeals.

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Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, 'Judicial system - High, district and specialist courts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/33945/location-of-district-courts (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016