18 August 2021 | COVID Update


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 casemanager@fdrc.co.nz

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

For updated guidance from the Ministry of Justice on shared care of children during COVID-19 alert levels please click here

He waka eke noa.


Dealing with family conflict is never easy - we can help
Experience has shown us that every family dispute is different.

We listen. We guide. We provide the best possible solutions to resolve arguments.

Our aim: Achieve positive, lasting outcomes for parents, guardians, children and other family/whānau members.

You.   Us.   And  Everyone  Else.


01. Strategic

Our people will listen to you, guide you, and provide the best possible process for you to reach an agreement

02. Professional

We treat each client with dignity and respect and strive to manage each dispute promptly, professionally and confidentially.

03. Private

Our aim is to achieve positive and lasting outcomes for parents and guardians, children and other family/whānau members – all without stepping foot in the expensive, public arena of a court.

Proven Success

The Numbers Don’t Lie

It’s surprising the number of family and relationship disputes that can be successfully resolved through private mediation and arbitration, without the additional stress of involving the court system, more cost effectively, and in less time!


Completed FDR Mediations with some or all matters resolved

Average # of days for Family Law Mediation from start to end

Get In Touch

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PO Box 33297 Takapuna 0740 New Zealand
0508 FDR CENTRE (0508 337 23 687)