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    Levin District Court is temporarily closed

    The Levin District Court is temporarily closed until further notice for earthquake strengthening. Anyone that has a matter set down for hearing at the Levin courthouse will be contacted by the Ministry of Justice.Please ring 0800 COURTS if you have any questions.Please ring 0800 4 FINES for fines and Civil...

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    Auckland court sites to re-open tomorrow

    Following the fire in Auckland CBD last week, Auckland District Court, Chorus House and Swanson House are set to re-open tomorrow, Tuesday 29 October.

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    The Royal Commission of Inquiry

    Invitation to Ministry employees and contractors to contact The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques.

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    Victims survey report released

    The Chief Victims Advisor to Government has released the final results from a survey that collected victims’ feedback on the criminal justice system.

  5. Improving the justice response to victims of sexual violence

    by Deborah Morris-Travers

    Jan Logie, Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice (Domestic and Sexual Violence), has announced a package of changes to improve the justice response to victims of sexual violence.“Everyone who has been harmed by sexual violence deserves to have justice delivered without going through more, avoidable, trauma,” said Under-Secretary Logie when...

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    Delivering for Māori and the Whenua

    This year’s Wellbeing Budget makes a strategic investment of $56.1 million into the development of whenua, Māori freehold landowners and their whanau.