These pages contain Youth Court information, research material, judicial newsletters and speeches that will help inform you about what goes on at the Youth Court and it works.
The Youth Court is a specialist division of the District Court.
Young people aged between 14 and 18 who commit offences (and sometimes 12 and 13…
There are three newsletters published by the Principal Youth Court Judge. The latest newsletters are featured and available to download from this page. Previous issues…
Note that this database was transferred from the previous site. Summaries from 1988-1990 and 2012 to 2016 are available to view online by clicking on…
On these pages there is a link to a list of all youth judgments, and information to help you find judgments and information relevant to…
Youth Court related publications:
"Running Interference"A speech delivered by Judge John Walker,
Principal Youth Court Judge for New Zealand to the
Blue Light International Conference
COVID-19 related information for Youth Advocates
Further information on the Ministry of Justice website.
13 August 2020 —
FAQs for Youth Court Professionals on COVID-19 Alert Level 2