Peter Boshier
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Peter Boshier

Ombudsman / Kaitiaki Mana Tangata

Chief ombudsman

  • Appointed December 2015.
  • Reappointed for a second five-year term in May 2020.
  • President of the US-based Association of Family and Conciliation Courts 2015-2016.
  • Principal Family Court Judge of NZ 2004-2012 and a law commissioner 2012-2015.
  • Served on the Family Violence Taskforce, and is patron of the White Ribbon Trust and of the Dwell Community Housing Trust.
  • Long association with the Pacific Islands and holds the Samoan matai title Mita.
  • Has an LLB and MLB from Victoria University and is a distinguished alumnus.

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