Pursuant to section 5 of the District Courts Act 1947, and section 250 of the Resource Management Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
David Alastair Kirkpatrick, barrister of Auckland
to be a District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand, and to be an Environment Judge of the Environment Court commencing on 3 February 2014.
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of December 2013.
HON CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, QC, Attorney-General.