Pursuant to section 10 of the District Courts Act 1947 and section 5(1) of the Family Courts Act 1980, His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
John Joseph Brandts-Giesen, barrister and solicitor of Rangiora
to be an Acting District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand and to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Courts for a period commencing on 5 August 2016 and expiring on 15 May 2019.
Dated at Wellington this 27th day of July 2016.
Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, qc, Attorney-General.