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 information booklet [PDF, 149 KB].

Environment Court - Environment Commissioners

The Attorney-General is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Environment Commissioners based in Auckland or Christchurch.

The Environment Court is a specialist Court with jurisdiction over environmental and resource management matters.

Commissioners are appointed for terms not exceeding five years and may be reappointed.

For these appointments, skills in engineering, natural science or planning would be useful to the Court. You will also bring familiarity with the Resource Management Act and strong mediation experience. Importantly, you will possess excellent communication skills, mental agility and self confidence.

Application documents

Position description: Environment Commissioners [PDF, 111 KB]

Expression of interest: Environment Commissioners [DOCX, 22 KB]

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27 April 2018.

Please email your application and curriculum vitae to

or post to:

Gavin Duffy
Appointments and Specialist Functions Unit
Ministry of Justice