Pursuant to section 11 of the District Court Act 2016 and section 5(1) of the Family Court Act 1980, Her Excellency the Governor-General has been pleased to appoint:
Hana Jessica Ellis, barrister of Auckland
as a District Court Judge, to exercise the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the court, and also to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court, commencing on 4 March 2020.
Dated at Wellington this 16th day of December 2019.
Hon DAVID PARKER, Attorney-General.