Includes primary and secondary materials, editorial commentary, and study questions.

Case Law

Human Rights Documentation.


Lexis Advance is an innovative online research platform that contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the link on the Lexis Advance  home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
Comprehensive database of primary and secondary legal research materials, including cases, statutes, and journal articles from a number of jurisdictions. Extensiveness of coverage differs between jurisdictions.
Westlaw New Zealand allows you to view relevant cases, commentary and authorised reports in a single search.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
Free, independent and non-profit access to worldwide law.
Includes a Human Rights section under Catalog > Subjects.



The Laws of New Zealand is an encyclopaedic work, updated quarterly, which reflects the need to have a New Zealand equivalent to Halsbury's Laws of England. Provides a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand – statutory, regulatory and judicial. It is a comprehensive source of primary comment required by both practitioners and academics.


also available in print



Articles, conference papers and reports.
The Commission works for a fair, safe and just society, where diversity is valued and human rights are respected.
Full text of the Declaration.
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