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Welcome to New Zealand's Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice exists to create a fairer and safer New Zealand and provides many services on behalf of government to help achieve this.

Approximately 3,400 Ministry staff work in over 100 different locations around New Zealand delivering a variety of services from court services and fines collection to policy advice, negotiation of Treaty of Waitangi claims and running the parliamentary elections.

The Ministry of Justice is led by the Secretary for Justice and Chief Executive. The Executive Team is supported by the wider Senior Management Team.

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The Ministry of Justice is unified by a single purpose

To deliver modern accessible people-centred justice services

Our Ministry 2014-15Click for larger image (JPG, 336KB)

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2014-15 achievements

Our year 2014-15Click for larger image (JPG, 371KB)

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Further information