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Appointment as a District Court Judge

If you wish to register your interest in appointment as a District Court Judge you can fill in this

expression of interest form [PDF, 116 KB]

or you can read more about it in this

information booklet [PDF, 149 KB]

Human Rights Commission

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified persons who would like to be considered for the following appointments under section 8 of the Human Rights Act 1993:

  • Chief Commissioner
  • Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner
  • Race Relations Commissioner

Appointments will be based on merit.

The Human Rights Commission is an independent Crown entity which works with government and civil society to promote respect for human rights and harmonious relations in Aotearoa New Zealand.

You will need to have experience in working with diverse groups and familiarity with advocacy or public education. Ideally, you should also have an understanding of the Human Rights Act 1993, the Crown Entities Act 2004, New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and New Zealand’s obligations under relevant United Nations covenants and conventions. Governance and relationship management skills are also of critical importance.

Expressions of interest are sought by 20 June 2018.

If you wish to proceed with an application for this position, please return:

  • your completed application form;
  • your completed statutory declaration; and
  • a full curriculum vitae.

Application documents

Human Rights Commission: Expression of interest form [DOCX, 29 KB]

Chief Commissioner - Position profile [PDF, 109 KB]

Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner - Position profile [PDF, 256 KB]

Race Relations Commissioner - Position profile [PDF, 163 KB]

Please mark your expression of interest "Confidential" and address it to:

The Statutory Appointments Unit
Ministry of Justice
SX 10088
WELLINGTON

or email to phil.gini@justice.govt.nz.

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Tenancy Adjudicators Waikato

A Tenancy Adjudicator is required for the Tenancy Tribunal in the Waikato area. The position is based in Hamilton but will require circuit travel to Thames, Te Kuiti and Huntly. The standard commitment will be approximately one to two days per week, with the possibility of more days if desired. Some flexibility will be necessary to fit the demands of the roster.

The successful applicants will have a legal qualification or relevant experience in adjudication. Applicants must demonstrate a capacity for impartial adjudication, the ability to conduct a hearing professionally, and an ability to manage hearings with self-representing parties. They must also be able to demonstrate efficient work habits, good time-management and an ability to make clear, logical decisions. Good oral and written communication skills are essential, as is computer literacy.

Application pack Word [DOC, 69 KB]

Application pack PDF [PDF, 354 KB]

For more information about the position contact:

Tania Togiatama
PA to Principal Tenancy Adjudicator
email: tania.togiatama@justice.govt.nz
phone (07) 921 7478

Applications for the position close at 5.00pm, Thursday 28 June 2018.

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Tenancy Adjudicators Manawatu

Tenancy Adjudicators are required for the Tenancy Tribunal in the Manawatu area. The appointed person will be required to sit in both Whanganui and Palmerston North. These are part time positions with a standard commitment of one to two days per week. Some flexibility may be necessary to fit the demands of the roster.

The successful applicants will have a legal qualification or relevant experience in adjudication. Applicants must demonstrate a capacity for impartial adjudication, the ability to conduct a hearing professionally, and an ability to manage hearings with self-representing parties. They must also be able to demonstrate efficient work habits, good time-management and an ability to make clear, logical decisions. Good oral and written communication skills are essential, as is computer literacy.

Application pack Word [DOC, 68 KB]

Application pack PDF [PDF, 357 KB]

For more information about the position contact:

Tania Togiatama
PA to Principal Tenancy Adjudicator
email: tania.togiatama@justice.govt.nz
phone (07) 921 7478

Applications for the position close at 5.00pm, Thursday 28 June 2018.

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