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

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Choosing the right Dispute Resolution provider is an important decision. Rest assured you are in the most capable hands with us. Here are a few key benefits you’ll get when choosing our service.

A more personalised approach

At the FDR Centre you’re not just a case number. We never assume that anyone’s family relationships and disputes are the same and pride ourselves on a tailored approach.


Quicker time frame from application to resolution

At the FDR Centre, we aim to have your FDR Mediation completed in three weeks from application, subject to each party’s availability.

Our Family Law services are designed to provide a quicker alternative to court proceedings.

We’re governed by unique ‘Rules’ and ‘Protocols’ offering you more protection.


Independent point of contact

We understand that many people are going through life changing and often very stressful situations. We aim to provide neutral reassurance and confidential advice. Our team are on call during business hours to answer any questions you may have.


Quality assurance

We select only the most experienced and well respected mediators, arbitrators, family law specialists, and conflict & communication coaches and counsellors. You can be assured that rigorous checks and balances are in place to ensure our high standards are met.