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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All parties who wish to use the Tribunal’s Expert Determination services are required to sign our standard form Agreement for Expert Determination and Rules for Determination of Disputed Matters by Expert.

The Agreement for Expert Determination has a schedule which is a schedule of matters in dispute for expert determination and three appendices: Appendix 1 – confidentiality agreement for representatives of parties to expert determination, Appendix 2 – default procedure for expert determination and Appendix 3 – fees and expenses for expert determination.

Please click here to download a sample agreement.