Choosing the right decision-making body. Published 17 November 2015.
Manage a website, forum or app that others can post to? Find out about Safe Harbour.
District courts text message reminder service goes live.
This is your chance to tell the Ombudsman about your experience of making OIA requests to us.
Submissions close 7 December 2015.
Published 20 October 2015.
Published 19 October 2015.
The latest New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey (NZCASS) released 7 October 2014 shows personal and household crime has reduced by a third over five years, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.
If you run a website, blog or other online forum other people can post comments or content to, one option is to follow the ‘safe harbour’ process.
Justice Minister Amy Adams has opened the upgraded Manukau District Courthouse after a $51 million makeover that future-proofs one of the country’s busiest courthouses.
The Attorney-General wishes to hear from suitably qualified persons who would like to be considered for appointment as an Acting District Court Judge, with a jury warrant, based in Manukau. Applications close 16 October 2015.
The Minister of Justice launched the Victims Code at the Red Raincoat Conference in Napier on Saturday 19 September.
A settlement with Tarakani iwi last weekend is an important step forward.
Successful third readings for Te Hiku and Te Kawerau ā Maki.
Temporary changes to New Zealand’s alcohol licensing are now in effect.
Published 26 August 2015.
A draft report on New Zealand’s performance under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination has been released for public comment. Closes 28 September 2015.
Justice Minister Amy Adams and Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga have appointed Mel Smith CNZM to conduct an inquiry under the provisions of the Inquiries Act 2013 into the handling of the Tony Robertson case.
Information about the new law that tackles cyberbullying and other modern forms of harassment and intimidation.
Published 14 July 2015.
New regulations for State-funded employers and people who work with children start from 1 July.
The Minister of Justice has granted two class exemptions under the AML/CFT Act for reporting entities who transact with certain types of defined managing intermediaries.
Information for Ministry of Justice and Court clients.
New guidelines to help people and organisations that work with children to prevent child abuse and neglect are available on the Children's Action Plan website.
Justice Minister Hon Amy Adams announced the new National Home Safety Service will be delivered by the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges.
The Ministry of Justice Annual Report for the 2013/14 year is now available.
This guide takes you through a 5-step checklist that will help you decide whether it is OK to share a young person’s information.
Ministry of Justice Statement of Intent has been released.
The District Court Rules 2014 are coming into force on 1 July. Go to the Civil Justice website find out how this impacts civil claims.
link to Alcohol Minimum Pricing report
The information in this section of the Ministry of Justice’s website will help you understand how you can represent yourself when taking a claim to the High Court of New Zealand or defending a claim in the High Court.