Community Law Marlborough

Community Law Marlborough

Te Ture Umanga mō te iwi whānui

We provide free, confidential legal information,
assistance and education to the Marlborough community

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Community Law Marlborough provides free community legal services to meet the unmet legal needs in our community.  Our community is the Marlborough district including Havelock, Picton and Kaikoura.  We are funded by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to provide these services to you but welcome any donations/koha.

 Our Principles are:

  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Accountability to our Community
  • Promoting participartory justice and self reliance
  • Increasing people's knowledge and expectations on Law
  • Integrity and Professionalism

Mission: Empowering our Community to access Justice by providing free legal services to all with unmet legal needs.

Our Service: is for everybody in Marlborough and Kaikoura with an unmet legal need, who cannot afford a lawyer, are not eligible for legal aid, or have experienced economic, social, cultural, or other barriers to accessing legal services.

 Vision:  Access - Empowerment - Justice






Community Law Marlborough Opening Hours


14 Market Street



We are open Monday to Friday during the following times: 

  • Monday | Tuesday | Thursday 9.00am - 4.30pm | Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Late Night Wednesday 9.00am - 6.30pm


We offer our services by way of appointment, phone, email, and Zoom. Drop-ins are welcome depending on availability.

Contact us for more details
(03) 577 9919 or 0800 266 529

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Kaikōura and Picton Outreach Clinics


We will be in Kaikoura on the 2nd Tuesday of every month between the hours of 10.30am to 3.00pm, or at other times by arrangement.

This clinic is situated at:

Te Whare Putea, Beach Road, Kaikōura

We also provide Skype and Zoom appointments between 9.30am - 4.00pm.  If you require a a video appointment call us on 0800 266 529 or you can call Heartlands on 03 319 7243 to arrange a time.



We will be in Picton every fortnight on a Friday between the hours of 10am and 1pm, starting Friday 7th October 2022.

This clinic is situated at:

Picton Library, 2 Dublin Street, Picton

Appointments can be made by contacting Community Law Marlborough on 0800 266 529


If the matter is urgent call our 0800 266 529 number to speak to a Caseworker.