There are three regional Employment Relations Authority offices: in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The Auckland office covers the top of the North Island, Wellington office covers middle and lower-North Island. The Christchurch office covers the South Island.
COVID-19 UPDATE 23 February 2021
This update sets out arrangements the Employment Relations Authority (the Authority) has made to deal with applications and investigations while Covid-19 Alert Level 1 restrictions are in place (the restrictions).
Investigation meetings: In-person investigation meetings have recommenced across Aotearoa. Where appropriate the Authority may continue investigations of some matters via teleconference, audio-visual link or by considering written evidence and written submissions only.
Health and safety requirements for in-person investigation meetings: The Authority is committed to keeping parties, representatives and witnesses safe during in-person investigation meetings. Parties and representatives are expected to cooperate with the Authority in respect of any guidance provided.
Lodging new applications and other documents: All Authority offices are now open to the public. However, parties and representatives are encouraged to lodge new applications to the Authority and other documents online or as an attachment to an email.
Contacting Authority offices: The Authority’s administrative staff are available by email and telephone to deal with queries about matters.
- In Auckland, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In Wellington, email email@example.com.
- In Christchurch, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In all emails please include, where known, the seven-digit file number in the subject line as well as the parties’ names.
- PO Box 105 117
- DX CX10257
- Auckland 1143
- 09 970 1550
- Fax: 09 970 1579
- Level 10, The 280 Centre
- 280 Queen Street
- PO Box 2458
- DX SX11191
- 04 915 9550
- Fax: 04 915 9549
- Mezzanine floor
- 50 Customhouse Quay
- Wellington 6011
- PO Box 13 892
- 03 964 7850
- Level 1, Taylor Shaw House
- 53 Victoria St
- Christchurch 8013