Criminal Bar Association New Zealand

The Criminal Bar Association New Zealand (CBANZ) supports and promotes fellowship and mutual support for those with a practice or an interest in the criminal law in New Zealand.

Our mission is to promote proper conduct at the criminal bar by having a centralised platform for members to share knowledge and maintain connections with other lawyers and international associations with similar objects.


Member Benefits

Benefits of membership include regular newsletters and updates on criminal law practice, access to Te Wharenga - the New Zealand Criminal Law Review, discounted rates to attend our annual conference and much more.



Annual CBA Conference 2024

Attendance at the full conference fulfils 10 CPD hours - the full annual requirement. Details of the next conference are still being finalised but check back soon for information.


CBA News

Recent Developments

Keep up to date with our most recent developments from Covid updates, annual conference, events, policy changes, submissions press releases and much more.


Latest News

CBA Update - April 2024
18 Apr 2024
It has been a busy month or so for the Criminal Bar Association.

Proposed Law Changes
17 Apr 2024

AGM and Committee Nominations
08 Mar 2024

CBA Legal Aid Survey
08 Mar 2024

Len Andersen KC - notice to members
19 Sep 2023

Upcoming Events


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