Story: Self-government and independence

Appeal courts: Privy Council (1st of 2)

 Appeal courts: Privy Council

New Zealand privy councillors (from left) Eugenie Laracy, Martin Dawson and Sian Elias stand at the gates of London's Downing Street on their way to a hearing at the Privy Council in 1993. Until the creation of New Zealand's Supreme Court in 2003, the Privy Council was New Zealand's final court of appeal.

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W. David McIntyre, 'Self-government and independence - Towards a republic?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by W. David McIntyre, published 20 Jun 2012