ReSolution in Brief

Welcome to ReSolution in Brief, our blog page which hosts a collection of news, articles, and announcements relating to the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre, our processes, people and dispute resolution more generally.

The New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre is a leading independent, nationwide provider of private commercial dispute resolution and conflict management services in New Zealand.

NZDRC also provides international dispute resolution services through the related entity New Zealand International Arbitration Centre (NZIAC); specialist building and construction dispute resolution services are provided through the Building Disputes Tribunal; specialist family and relationship dispute resolution services are provided through the FDR Centre; and conflict management and independent reviews through the Independent Complaint and Review Authority (ICRA).

Our extensive knowledge and experience of the design and implementation of dispute resolution processes enables us to develop a comprehensive understanding of the community’s needs and to constantly deliver sound and commercially relevant advice on dispute resolution procedures and options and innovative and effective dispute resolution services.

As part of our services, we strive to foster and participate in discussions and positive debate concerning all matters relating to the effective avoidance and resolution of disputes. This blog helps us to do so.  We hope you enjoy the content.


FAQs COVID-19 Mediation and Arbitration

Do both parties need to agree to participate? Yes, parties who wish to access mediation or arbitration services must agree to do so. If the parties already have an agreement to arbitrate or mediate in their lease document, they may still need to enter and agreement to...