New Online Registry Live!
The new online registry was launched Tuesday 10th December 2019 by the Ministry of Justice. This project is the culmination of several years of work by the Ministry of Justice, Asia Development Bank, and ParadigmApps, with the additional support of AusAid, the New Zealand government, and the Cook Islands government....
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Location: Tapere Avarua, Rarotonga
Ministry of Justice Retreat 2019
Building Unity & Moving Forward as one.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Counter Service Hours from March 2022

Effective Monday 7th March 2022, due to staff capacity constraints and implementation of covid19 protocols, the Ministry of Justice will be reducing the Rarotonga office hours of when its service counters are open to the public to 10am to 2pm, unless by appointment. Members of the public are encouraged to call ahead on (682) 29410 or  email to schedule an appointment. Make an Appointment

This change will only impact services provided over the counter; court schedules will continue to operate as normal.

Kia Orana Tatou.


We would like to advise the general public of unavailability of services today Monday 19th October 2020 as we are experiencing issues with our IT Network that is also affecting email communications  and access to other critical network resources.

For urgent email communications we ask they via our usual contact or reach us via our facebook page where updates will be posted on the current status of the network outage.

All telephone communications are still in working order on +682 29410 for telephone enquiries.

UPDATE: Email Service on the Network Now Restored.

UPDATEWe are back to working capacity but we ask for continued patience as we consolidate information.


Meitaki Maata.