Pursuant to sections 5 and 28B of the District Courts Act 1947, His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
Edwin Peraniko Paul, solicitor of Auckland
to be a District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand, and to exercise the criminal jurisdiction of the District Courts under Part 2A
of the District Courts Act 1947 on and from 1 February 2008.
Dated at Wellington this 11th day of December 2007.
MICHAEL CULLEN, Attorney-General.