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Kowharu to lead Law Commission

Amokura Kawharu has been appointed President of the New Zealand Law Commission. 

Associate Professor Kawharu has iwi affiliations with Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Whātua and is a graduate of Auckland University and majored in International law at Cambridge University. 

Amokura Kawharu will take up her new appointment in May 2020.

She will be the first Māori Law Commission president .