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Judges' attire: ceremonial (3rd of 3)

Judges' attire: ceremonial

Judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the High Court are led down the steps of Parliament House after the state opening of Parliament in November 2005. On important occasions such as this judges wear robes and wigs.

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Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, 'Judicial system - Structure of the courts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016