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Chief justice suspends all Auckland jury trials in October

Chief justice suspends all Auckland jury trials in October

The decision was made to provide “certainty to jurors, court participants and the profession”

Courts in Waikato revert to alert level 3 protocols

Courts in Waikato revert to alert level 3 protocols

With the COVID-19 Delta outbreak spreading to the region, hearings will be held remotely as much as possible

Chief justice announces adjournment of jury trials in Level 4

Chief justice announces adjournment of jury trials in Level 4

Only priority proceedings are pushing through, and these will be conducted remotely unless necessary

Taonga recognised as appropriate business attire in NZ courts

Taonga recognised as appropriate business attire in NZ courts

Lawyers are now able to swap ties for decorative taonga in a significant move for inclusivity

Court restrictions tighten with Auckland back under alert level 3

Court restrictions tighten with Auckland back under alert level 3

The chief justice has reinstated the court protocols for alert levels 2 and 3