Pursuant to section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947, and section 7 of the Family Courts Act 1980, His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
John James Dashwood Strettell, retired District Court Judge
to be an Acting District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand, at such place or places and for such period or periods only as the Chief District Court Judge may fix, pursuant to section 10A of the District Courts Act 1947, and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Courts, pursuant to section 7 of the Family Courts Act 1980, for a term of two years commencing on 6 October 2016.
Dated at Wellington this 30th day of August 2016.
Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, qc, Attorney-General.