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Resumption Of Jury Trials

Monday, 8 June 2020, 7:48 pm | Chief Justice

Jury trials will resume nationwide from the first week in August Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann announced today. [1] The Chief Justice took the precautionary step of suspending all jury trials on 18 March, a week before wide-ranging public health ... More >>

Chief Justice: Update On Operation Of The Courts Under COVID-19 Alert Levels

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 5:45 pm | Chief Justice

8 April 2020 This media release summarises changes to the operation of the courts entering week of COVID-19 alert level 4. It also looks ahead to how the courts will operate in the short and medium term under alert restrictions. Courts to function ... More >>

Note From Chief Justice Winkelmann

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 4:13 pm | Chief Justice

The Prime Minister has announced the alert level for COVID-19 in New Zealand is to rise to Level 4 - Eliminate on Wednesday at 11:59 pm. This effectively shuts down all but the provision of essential services. I acknowledge the concern amongst the ... More >>

Media Statement - Chief Justice

Monday, 23 March 2020, 8:07 pm | Chief Justice

The Prime Minister has announced the alert level for COVID-19 is at level 3 - Restrict and this will rise to Level 4 - Eliminate on Wednesday at 1.30 pm. This effectively shuts down all but the provision of essential services. Courts are an essential service. ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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