Supreme Court of New ZealandThe Supreme Court of New Zealand will be the highest court of appeal in New Zealand from mid-2004, replacing the right of appeal to the Privy Council. It was created with the passing of the Supreme Court Act 2003, on 15 October 2003.
The Supreme Court will sit in Wellington. The inaugural judges are:
- Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias
- Justice Thomas Gault
- Sir Kenneth Keith
- Justice Peter Blanchard
- Justice Andrew Tipping