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The Criminal Bar Association of New Zealand ("CBA") is an incorporated society.   The objects of the Assocation are, inter alia:

To promote fellowship and mutual support for those with a practice or an interest in the criminal law;

To promote amongst the public and practitioners knowledge and reform of the criminal law; 

To promote any other activities consistent with the spirit of the above;

To affiliate with and maintain connections with international associations with similar objects;

To promote proper conduct at the criminal bar

Click here to read the Rules of the Association.

The Association is governed by an Executive Committee, comprised of a President, Vice-President and Committee members.   The current committee members are:

 Len Andersen (President, Dunedin)

Fiona Guy-Kidd (Vice-President, Invercargill)

Jenni Smith (Vice-President, Auckland)

Roger Chambers (Secretary, Auckland)

Rachael Adams (Tauranga)

Tony Bouchier (Auckland)

Kerry Cook (Christchurch)

Annabel Cresswell (Auckland)

Brett Crowley (Wellington)

Ned Fletcher (South Auckland)

Golriz Ghahraman (Auckland)

Kris Gledhill (Auckland)

Elizabeth Hall (Wellington)

Annabel Maxwell-Scott (Auckland)

Belinda Sellars (Auckland)

Adam Simperingham (Gisborne)

Kelly-Ann Stoikoff (Auckland)

Steven Zindel (Nelson)