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Chief District Court Judge Jan‑Marie Doogue has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today.

Dean Blair, Barrister of Tauranga, has been appointed as a District Court Judge with a Family Court warrant to be based in Hamilton, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence and better supporting survivors is a major feature of the Wellbeing Budget, with the Government delivering the largest ever investment in family and sexual violence and support services.

Auckland barrister Faumui Penelope (Lope) Ginnen has been appointed as a District Court Judge to be based in Manukau, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Attorney-General David Parker has announced the appointment of a Supreme Court judge and a judge of the Court of Appeal. 

Auckland Barrister Tracey Walker has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today. 

The Honourable Justice David Collins has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Justice Patricia Courtney has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.  

La-Verne King of Taemaro, Te Tai Tokerau has been appointed as a District Court Judge in Northland, Attorney-General David Parker announced today. 

Attorney-General David Parker has announced today that Christchurch barrister Dale Lester has been appointed an Associate Judge of the High Court.

Attorney-General David Parker announced today the appointment of Associate Judge Robert Osborne and Auckland barrister and solicitor Ian Gault as Judges of the High Court. 

Judge Jacquelyn (Jackie) Moran of Christchurch has been appointed as Principal Family Court Judge, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Attorney-General David Parker has announced the appointments of 10 Queen’s Counsel.

Auckland-based solicitor Melinda Dickey has been appointed as an Environment Judge and District Court Judge to serve in Auckland, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has commenced the process to appoint New Zealand’s next Chief Justice to replace Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias, who retires in March 2019.  

Attorney-General David Parker today paid tribute to former Chief Justice of New Zealand, Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, GBE, PC, QC, who died yesterday aged 87, and former Supreme Court Judge Sir John McGrath, KNZM, QC, who died on 19 October 2018 aged 73.

Attorney-General David Parker has raised the issue of social media liability at a meeting with his counterparts from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. 

Former High Court Judge Sir Ronald Young has been appointed the next chair of the New Zealand Parole Board, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Tini Clark of Hamilton has been appointed a District Court Judge with a jury warrant to be based in Manukau, Attorney-General David Parker has announced.

“The Government is seeking submissions on an update of the law that governs business partnerships before it is introduced into Parliament,” Attorney-General David Parker has announced today.

Attorney-General David Parker has announced the appointment of Wellington Queen’s Counsel Francis Cooke as a Judge of the High Court. 

Attorney-General David Parker has today announced a Government Inquiry will be held into Operation Burnham and related events.

Auckland Barrister Peter Andrew has been appointed an Associate Judge of the High Court, Attorney‑General David Parker announced today.

Cabinet has approved, in principle, a move to amend the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 to provide a statutory power for the senior courts to make declarations of inconsistency under the Bill of Rights Act, and to require Parliament to respond.