Read past news and insights from the New Zealand Centre for Public Law.

  • Judicial review and constitutional balance

    The Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Chief Justice of New Zealand, gave an address to a gathering at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington on the topic of ‘Judicial review and constitutional balance’. Excerpts from the conclusion of her speech follow.

  • Te Papa Treaty debates

    In January 2013, the New Zealand Centre for Public Law, in partnership with Te Papa (the Museum of New Zealand), organised a series of debates on constitutional issues related to the Treaty of Waitangi.

  • The constitution, political powers, and AIDS

    Justice Edwin Cameron gave a lecture on the HIV/AIDS crisis in South Africa and the role the Constitutional Court played in bringing change to the negative stigma often associated with HIV/AIDS victims.