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Hawera Community Corrections I District Court Victim Adviser I Family Court Coordinator

Hawera Community Corrections

Operating hours

Main Office: Monday - Saturday 8am-5pm

Late Night: Tuesday 8am - 6.30pm

Community Work Centre: Wednesday - Saturday 8am - 4pm



Every day Corrections works with a variety of groups and agencies to protect the public and ensure that offenders receive the help they need to turn their lives around. Our 2,000 registered volunteers are invaluable in our work to reduce re-offending.

Community Corrections staff manage offenders subject to the entire range of community based sentences imposed by New Zealand Courts and the New Zealand Parole Board (NZPB). We also complete provision of advice reports to Court for sentencing matters as well as pre-release assessment reports for the NZPB.


Contact Details

Address: 33 Princes Street, Hawera

Phone: 06 278 0650

Website: www.corrections.govt.nz


District Court Victim Adviser 


If you're a victim of a crime that is before the court, the police or the prosecuting agency will give your details to the court. A court victim advisor will then contact you and offer to assist you through the court process.

  • Explain how the court system works and what all the jargon means

  • Give you information on other services, entitlements and financial assistance

  • Keep you updated on what is happening in your case

  • Make sure the police and others connected with the case know about any concerns you have

  • Let you know what support and protection is available if you're worried about your own (or your family’s) safety

  • Provide you with information on restorative justice



Victims Information Line: 0800 650 654

Email: victimscentre@justice.govt.nz 

Victims Centre Phone: (04) 918 8619


Family Court Coordinator


Family Court coordinator can provide information about family issues and can provide other help related to the following issues:

  • Separation & Divorce

  • Care of children

  • Domestic Violence

  • About Family Court

  • Relationship property

  • Change a will

  • Change sex on your birth certificate

  • Powers to make decisions for others

  • Court ordered treatment

  • Information for lawyer and service providers



You can call us on 0800 2 AGREE (0800 224 733) between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Local Family Court Phone: 0800 268 787

New Plymouth District Court: Corner Robe & Powderham Streets, New Plymouth, 4310

Website: https://www.justice.govt.nz/family/contact-us/


Additional Information

Website: http://www.justice.govt.nz/