Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias steps down after 20 years service

Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias steps down after 20 years service
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    Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias has delivered her farewell speech
    as she steps down from her position after almost 20 years.
    The dame is the first woman to be appointed
    to the role of Chief Justice.
    Dame Sian gave praise to the field of law
    and her enjoyment of her time during her tenure.
    The Chief Justice says
    the Treaty of Waitangi remains a guiding light for NZ.
    Her Honour Helen Winkelmann has been appointed
    the next Chief Justice of New Zealand
    and will take office on March 13.
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