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Appointment of Chief Justice of New Zealand

Pursuant to section 100 of the Senior Courts Act 2016, Her Excellency the Governor‑General of New Zealand, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, and on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, has been pleased to appoint

the Honourable Helen Diana Winkelmann, Judge of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand

Chief Justice of New Zealand, commencing on 13 March 2019.

Dated at Wellington this 19th day of December 2018.

Rt Hon JACINDA ARDERN, Prime Minister.