Our strategy

The Ministry's strategy provides us with direction and focus. It sets out why we’re here (our vision), our main focus (our mission) and the key things we want to achieve (our goals).


Our vision is for a safe and just New Zealand.


Our mission is to deliver people-centred justice services.

Our goals

  • modernise court and tribunals to help New Zealanders get through the system quicker
  • deliver improved justice outcomes for Māori
  • reduce crime, victimisation and harm
  • provide a great service to the public every day.

Examples of our strategy in action include:

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