On 10 December 2018, the Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005 were amended by Order in Council. The amendments take effect on 1 March 2019.
The President of the Court, the Hon. Justice Stephen Kós issued a Practice Note on the use of synopses of argument on 1 February 2019.
The New Zealand Bar Association has cancelled the celebratory dinner for the Silks it was holding in Christchurch on Friday 15 March 2019 following the mass shooting in the city.