Story: Law

New Zealand courts

This diagram shows the hierarchy of courts in New Zealand, from tribunals and authorities through to the Supreme Court, New Zealand's final court of appeal. The arrows show the lines of appeal on judgments passed in various courts.

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Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - The courts system', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2022)

Story by Geoffrey Palmer, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016