18 August 2021 | IMPORTANT NOTICE


In line with Ministry of Health guidance, our staff are currently working remotely. They remain available to assist and it is business as usual. However, we ask that wherever possible you contact us online or by email to registrar@buildingdisputestribunal.co.nz.

If you need to courier documents, please contact our Registry staff in the first instance to confirm the appropriate delivery details.

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Arbitration Guides and Resources

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Guide to Arbitration

a guide to assist parties and their advisers who are
unfamiliar with arbitration to understand the process and procedures

Forms and Precedents

a library of forms and precedents to use to comply with
your obligations under the BDT Arbitration Rules


Rules Comparison

a brief summary of the key features and differences between the BDT arbitration processes available

IBA Guidelines

the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration

IBA Rules

the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

AMINZ Arbitration Appeal Tribunal

further information on the AAT including the rules and schedule of fees

Arbitration Act Proposed Amendments

a brief summary of the amendments proposed by the Bill introduced to Parliament on 9 March 2017


Arbitration Act 1996