Pursuant to sections 5 and 5B of the District Courts Act 1947 and section 354(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, Her Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has been pleased to appoint
Richard John Earwaker, Acting District Court Judge
to be a District Court Judge, to exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction within New Zealand and to conduct jury trials for a term commencing on 31 October 2016.
Dated at Wellington this 31st day of October 2016.
Hon CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON, qc, Attorney-General.