All Public Defence Service offices are open between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours you can leave a message and someone will contact you as soon as they can.

Our offices:


Auckland Public Defence Service

Level 10, Swanson House
6 Swanson Street
Auckland Central
DX: CX10075
AUCKLAND 1010
Phone: 09 302 1961
Fax: 09 302 1962

Write the 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)

Manukau Public Defence Service (includes Papakura and Pukekohe courts)

Ground floor
22 Amersham Way
Manukau
DX: EX11066
AUCKLAND 2104
Phone: 09 261 2501
Fax: 09 261 2502

Write the 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)

Waitakere Public Defence Service

Ground floor
Octagon Building
6 Alderman Drive, Henderson
DX: EX11099
AUCKLAND 0612
Phone: 09 838 9939
Fax: 09 838 9983

Write the 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)

North Shore Public Defence Service

Ground floor
The Professional Centre
44 Corinthian Drive, Albany
DX: BX10646
AUCKLAND 0632
Phone: 09 414 1450
Fax: 09 414 1457

Write the 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)

Hamilton Public Defence Service

Ground floor
32 Clarence Street
Hamilton Central
DX: GX10005
HAMILTON 3204
Phone: 07 834 4050
Fax: 07 834 4069

Write the 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)

Tauranga Public Defence Service

Ground floor
60 Durham Street
DX: HX11037
TAURANGA 3110
Phone: 07 577 3520
Fax: 07 577 3535

Write the 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)

Hawke’s Bay Public Defence Service (includes Napier and Hastings courts)

Farming House
Building B, Ground floor
211 Market Street South
DX: MX10057
HASTINGS 4122
Phone: 06 834 1680
Fax: 06 834 1693

Write the 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)

Wellington Public Defence Service (includes Porirua and Hutt courts)

Level 9, Prime Property Tower
86-90 Lambton Quay
Wellington Central
DX: SX10008
WELLINGTON 6011
Phone: 04 495 3630
Fax: 04 495 3659

Write the 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)

Christchurch Public Defence Service

Justice & Emergency Services Precinct
Entrance A2
111 Tuam Street
DX: WX10006
CHRISTCHURCH 8011
Phone: 03 962 4446
Fax: 03 962 4435

Write the 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)

Dunedin Public Defence Service

Level 5, Philip Laing House
144 Rattray Street
Dunedin Central
DX: YX10180
DUNEDIN 9016
Phone: 03 471 8040
Fax: 03 471 7432

Write the 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)

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