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Appointment as a District Court Judge

If you wish to register your interest in appointment as a District Court Judge you can fill in this:

Expression of interest form [PDF, 116 KB]

or you can read more about it in this:

Judicial appointments information booklet [PDF, 360 KB]

Appointment to the High Court Bench

If you wish to register your interest in appointment as a High Court Judge or Associate Judge you can fill in this form:

Expression of interest form [DOCX, 26 KB]

or you can read more about the protocol here:

Appointments protocol [PDF, 143 KB]

Nominations for appointments of Disputes Tribunal Referees, Wellington

There will shortly be a process for the appointment of Referees in the Wellington Region.  Members of the public are invited to submit the names of persons who are considered suitable for appointment as Referee.

You can read more about it in this: 

Information Pack for Disputes Tribunal Referees, Wellington [PDF, 66 KB]

Applying for the position

Nominations must be sent in writing or by email.  They must contain the name, address, telephone number and email address of both the nominator and the person being nominated. 

Nominations are to be made to:
Principal Disputes Referee,
DX SX11159, Wellington 6011,
Ph: (04) 462 6695,
or email Kelly-Lea.Brown@justice.govt.nz

Next steps

Once a nomination has been received, the person who is nominated will be sent an application pack with details relating to the position and how to apply for it.

Nominations must be received by this office no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 18 December 2019.