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

Attendance at the full conference fulfils 10 CPD hours - the full annual requirement. Details of the next conference are still being finalised but will be held in August. Check back in May for pricing, location and the new dates.


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 Political Panel: Party Crime Policy
22 Sep 2023

Len Andersen KC - notice to members
19 Sep 2023

Letter from Chief High Court Judge and Chief District Court Judge to the Benches - Wellbeing of the Profession
26 Jul 2023
Please see attached a letter from the Chief High Court Judge and Chief District Court Judge they have sent to their respective benches in relation to wellbeing in the profession.

March 2018
01 Mar 2018

June 2018
01 Jun 2018

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