Story: Judicial system

Chief Justice Sian Elias

Chief Justice Sian Elias

The chief justice heads the judiciary and presides over the Supreme Court. In 2011 Sian Elias was New Zealand's chief justice. She is pictured at the High Court in Whāngārei in December 2009.

Using this item

NZPA Images
Reference: 77011
Photograph by Malcolm Pullman

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, 'Judicial system - Supreme Court and Court of Appeal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33940/chief-justice-sian-elias (accessed 15 November 2019)

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