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  • Promoting legal research and education

    in New Zealand

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    Administrative Law in New Zealand

  • LRF Annual Writing Awards

    2014 entries open now

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    Bernard Brown

    Publications Chair

    I am proud to have been involved with the LRF since its inception in 1965, and have watched it grow from very small beginnings as a student organisation into a highly regarded, prominent law reform body. We hope you enjoyed the biennial quiz in October 2014 - it was the best one yet!

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    Barbara Relph

    Executive Secretary

    Our purpose is to promote legal research and education in New Zealand and we achieve this in several ways. Not only do we publish the New Zealand Law Review, we also organise conferences on topical issues for the legal community, invest in a visiting scholar programme and hold annual writing awards.

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    Hon Justice Paul Heath

    President

    The LRF provides an opportunity for valuable legal research to be shared among those participating in the legal system. LRF has established many important relationships with legal institutions, academics, Judges and practitioners in New Zealand and elsewhere to achieve our objectives.

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  • Register here for Administrative Law in NZ

    Join an excellent line up of speakers at Administrative Law in New Zealand at Old Government House in Auckland on Friday 30 January 2015.

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  • Annual Writing Awardsentries open

    Entries are open for the 2014 awards. View the rules here and enter online. The awards are announced at the LRF's AGM.

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