On these pages you will find information about the role and work of District Court Judges.
The New Zealand system of Government is based on the separation of powers between the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary. This separation provides checks...
On these pages you will find information about the District Court Judiciary.
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Each year Judges explore different aspects of law, their roles and the experiences they bring to the bench.
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In 2018 judges of the District Court explore aspects and processes of the law they interpret and apply.
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In 2017 individual judges explained their roles and the diverse skills and experience they bring to the bench.
The role of a judge is to make or facilitate decisions in accordance with New Zealand’s laws. In order to perform this role, a judge...
The role of judges is to serve the public.
All judges do this by applying the law — which is made by the democratic legislature —...
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