Taumata 2021 - The Rt Honourable Dame Helen Winkelmann video

The Rt Honourable Dame Helen Winkelmann in conversation with Finlay Macdonald at the 2021 Taumata celebration of our Distinguished Alumni.

The Rt Honourable Dame Helen Winkelmann, Chief Justice of New Zealand, GNZM, BA 1987, LLB 1987 (Law & Arts)

The Rt Honourable Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann was appointed Chief Justice of New Zealand in December 2018.

As the former Chief Judge of the High Court she promoted access to justice and introduced reforms which reduced delays in the Court.

She led the High Court response to the Canterbury earthquakes and was instrumental in creating the Christchurch Earthquake List, which enabled prompt resolution of earthquake-related cases.