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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:

Judicial appointments information booklet [PDF, 360 KB]

Appointment to the High Court Bench

If you wish to register your interest in appointment as a High Court Judge or Associate Judge you can fill in this form:

Expression of interest form [DOCX, 26 KB]

or you can read more about the protocol here:

Appointments protocol [PDF, 143 KB]

Referees, Disputes Tribunal - Hawkes Bay

There will shortly be a process for the appointment of Referees in the Hawkes Bay Region. Members of the public are invited to submit the names of persons who are considered suitable for appointment as Referee.

Nominations must be sent in writing or by email. They must contain the name, address, telephone number and email address of both the nominator and the person being nominated.

Once a nomination has been received, the person who is nominated will be sent an application pack with details relating to the position and how to apply for it.

Further information can be found in the following information pack:

Referees Disputes Tribunal Hawkes Bay information pack [PDF, 217 KB]

Nominations are to be made to:

The Principal Disputes Referee
DX SX 11159
Wellington

Email: Kelly-Lea.Brown@justice.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 462 6695

Nominations must be received by this office no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 28 October 2020.

Referees, Disputes Tribunal - Auckland

There will shortly be a process for the appointment of Referees in the Auckland Region. Members of the public are invited to submit the names of persons who are considered suitable for appointment as Referee.

Nominations must be sent in writing or by email. They must contain the name, address, telephone number and email address of both the nominator and the person being nominated.

Once a nomination has been received, the person who is nominated will be sent an application pack with details relating to the position and how to apply for it.

Referees Disputes Tribunal Auckland information pack [PDF, 217 KB]

Nominations are to be made to:

The Principal Disputes Referee
DX SX 11159
Wellington

Email: Kelly-Lea.Brown@justice.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 462 6695

Nominations must be received by this office no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 4 November 2020.

Referees, Disputes Tribunal - Christchurch

There will shortly be a process for the appointment of Referees in the Christchurch Region. Members of the public are invited to submit the names of persons who are considered suitable for appointment as Referee.

Nominations must be sent in writing or by email. They must contain the name, address, telephone number and email address of both the nominator and the person being nominated.

Once a nomination has been received, the person who is nominated will be sent an application pack with details relating to the position and how to apply for it.

Referees Disputes Tribunal Christchurch information pack [PDF, 217 KB]

Nominations are to be made to:

The Principal Disputes Referee
DX SX 11159
Wellington

Email: Kelly-Lea.Brown@justice.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 462 6695

Nominations must be received by this office no later than 12 noon on Friday 6 November 2020.

Referees, Disputes Tribunal - Whangarei

There will shortly be a process for the appointment of Referees in the Whangarei Region. Members of the public are invited to submit the names of persons who are considered suitable for appointment as Referee.

Nominations must be sent in writing or by email. They must contain the name, address, telephone number and email address of both the nominator and the person being nominated.

Once a nomination has been received, the person who is nominated will be sent an application pack with details relating to the position and how to apply for it.

Referees Disputes Tribunal Whangarei information pack [PDF, 218 KB]

Nominations are to be made to:

The Principal Disputes Referee
DX SX 11159
Wellington

Email: Kelly-Lea.Brown@justice.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 462 6695

Nominations must be received by this office no later than 12 noon on Monday 9 November 2020.