Government Centre for Dispute Resolution

The Government Centre for Dispute Resolution (GCDR) provides leadership and stewardship to support a systems-based, best practice approach to dispute resolution in New Zealand.

In this section

Who we are

We build capability across government to design and deliver appropriate and accessible dispute resolution.

Why dispute resolution is important

This page explains what dispute resolution is, why it is important and how it is practiced in New Zealand.

Best practice guidance on dispute resolution

This section has best practice guidance for reviewing existing dispute resolution schemes and developing new schemes.

Dispute resolution research and insights

This section has research aimed at increasing our understanding of dispute resolution in New Zealand and case studies that provide insights into how dispute resolution is practiced here.

Last updated: 17 December 2020