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Report a death to the coroner

National Initial Investigation Office (NIIO)
Phone: 0800 266 800
Email: NIIO@justice.govt.nz

Request information

Email: coronial.information@justice.govt.nz

Postal address:
Information Advisor
Business Services Unit
Specialist Courts
SX11159
Wellington

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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Media liaison

Contact the Ministry of Justice media team (external link) .

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Regional offices, national office & Office of Chief Coroner

Coronial Services has 9 regional offices.

The Coronial Services Operations Manager is based in National Office in Wellington. They oversee coronial operations across the country.

Postal addresses use DX Mail. Write the address as written 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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Whangarei

Deputy Chief Coroner Brandt Shortland

Phone: 09 430 4307

Fax: 09 430 4309

Postal address:
AX10041
Whangarei

Street address:
Level 2, Manaia House
Rathbone St
Whangarei

Email: csu.whangarei@justice.govt.nz

Raoul Islands (Kermedec Group)

See Whangarei

Auckland

Coroners Katharine Greig, Morag McDowell, Sarn Herdson, Debra Bell

Phone: 09 916 9419

Fax: 09 916 9387

Postal address:
CX10079
Auckland

Street address:
Level 7, Auckland District Court
65 Albert Street
Auckland

Email: csu.auckland@justice.govt.nz

Hamilton

Coroners Gordon Matenga, Michael Robb

Phone: 07 834 1756

Fax: 07 834 1757

Postal address:
GX10014
Hamilton

Street address:
219 Collingwood Street
Hamilton

Email: csu.hamilton@justice.govt.nz

Rotorua

Coroner Wallace Bain

Phone: 07 343 1021

Fax: 07 343 1023

Postal address:
JX10517
Rotorua

Street address: 
Level 2, Hauora House
Haupapa Street
Rotorua

Email: csu.rotorua@justice.govt.nz

Hastings

Coroner Christopher Devonport

Phone: 06 870 3116

Fax: 06 870 3118

Postal address:
MX10033
Hastings

Street address:
Level 1, Hastings District Court
106 Eastbourne Street West
Hastings

Email: csu.hastings@justice.govt.nz

Palmerston North

Coroners Carla na Nagara, Tim Scott

Phone: 06 350 0083

Fax: 06 350 0084

Postal address:
PX10001
Palmerston North

Street address:
478 Main Street
Palmerston North

Email: csu.palmerstonnorth@justice.govt.nz

Wellington

Coroners Peter Ryan, Brigette Windley

Phone: 04 910 4487

Fax: 04 910 4488

Postal address:
SX10044
Wellington

Street address:
Level 5, Wellington District Court
43 Ballance Street
Wellington

Email: csu.wellington@justice.govt.nz

Chatham Islands

See Wellington

Christchurch

Coroners Sue Johnson, Anna Tutton, Marcus Elliott

Phone: 03 353 0444

Fax: 03 353 0446

Postal address:
WX10073
Christchurch

Street address:
Level 1, Justice and Emergency Services Precinct
20 Lichfield Street,
Christchurch

Please note that from 16 October 2017 our Christchurch office will be moving to the new Justice and Emergency Services Precinct at 20 Lichfield Street, Christchurch.

Email: csu.christchurch@justice.govt.nz

Dunedin

Coroner David Robinson

Phone: 03 470 1147

Fax: 03 470 1149

Postal address:
YX10149
Dunedin

Street address:
Level 5,
John Wickliffe House
265 Princes Street
Dunedin

Email: csu.dunedin@justice.govt.nz

Ross Dependency

See Christchurch

National Office

Harry Johnson
Manager Justice Services, Coronial Services Unit
Cellphone: 027 280 8149

Phone: 09 916 9166

Postal address:
CX10086,
Auckland

Street address:
Level 2,
Chorus House,
41 Federal St,
Auckland 1010

Office of the Chief Coroner

Chief Coroner Judge Deborah Marshall

Phone: 09 916 9151

Fax: 09 375 6749

Postal address:
CX10079
Auckland

Street address:
Level 10, Auckland District Court
65 Albert Street
Auckland

Email: OfficeoftheChiefCoroner@justice.govt.nz

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