Documents relevant to the masjidain attack coronial Inquiry
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- Decisions, Minutes and Orders released by the Coroners
- Documents in respect of access to information
- Interested Parties' submissions on the scope of the Inquiry
This page contains complex legal documents, particularly documents issued by the Coroners. These are best understood with the support of a lawyer.
If you are an Interested Party to the Inquiry, and do not have a lawyer, the Coronial Services staff can help you understand the process. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 88 88 20. Interpreter support is available if you would like it.
The Coroner issues Decisions, Minutes, and Orders from time to time to provide instructions to Interested Parties, update interested Parties on the progress, and to provide other information on the coronial Inquiry.
Coroner Windley’s documents relating to the February 2022 Scope hearing
- 1 February 2022 Minute on decision to hold scope hearing remotely [PDF, 69 KB]
- 10 March 2022 Reasons of Coroner Windley as to applications for recusal as Coroner [PDF, 144 KB]
- 28 April 2022 Decision of Coroner Windley on the scope of the Inquiry [PDF, 1 MB]
- 28 April 2022 Aid to decision of Coroner Windley on the scope of the Inquiry [PDF, 667 KB]
Coroner’s documents relating to access to information
Interested Parties have asked Coroner Windley for access to information such as the source documents, manifesto document and video footage of the attack. Below are Coroner Windley’s instructions in respect of accessing this information.
- 8 March 2022 Minute of Coroner Windley as to General Information Disclosure No1 [PDF, 136 KB]
- 8 March 2022 Interim Non-Publication Order No. 1 Pursuant to Section 74 Coroners Act 2006 [PDF, 212 KB]
- 10 March 2022 Minute of Coroner Windley as to the procedure for accessing and viewing the manifesto document and video footage [PDF, 167 KB]
If you are an Interested Party or lawyer seeking access to this information, please read the Minutes and Interim Non-Publication Order carefully before seeking access.
Coroners’ Minutes in respect of the early stages of the Inquiry
- 28 October 2021 Minute on the scope of the coronial Inquiry [PDF, 720 KB]
- 28 October Aid to the Minute on the scope of the coronial Inquiry [PDF, 66 KB]
- 2 December 2021 Coroner Windley’s Minute on the next steps in determining the scope of the coronial Inquiry [PDF, 220 KB]
WARNING: Evidential Overviews contain details about the masjidain attack that some readers may find disturbing or upsetting. Some material may not be suitable for younger audiences and adult supervision is recommended.
Accessing evidential overviews
The Police have prepared overview reports, called Evidential Overviews.
- General Evidential Overview report
[PDF, 1.7 MB]This document sets out the key points from the Police investigation. It includes a timeline of events and describes how the Police and Ambulance services responded.
- Victim Evidential Overview reports
There is a different Victim Evidential Overview report prepared for each of the deceased. Each Victim Evidential Overview report is only given to the families of that person. If you are a family member seeking access to one of these reports, you can request a copy by contacting Coronial Services by emailing email@example.com
Interested Party submissions on the scope of the Inquiry
Interested Parties made submissions on the scope of the masjidain attack coronial Inquiry. You can read these submissions below.
|Mr Nigel Hampton QC and Ms Kathryn Dalziel representing a number of Interested Parties|
|Mr Aarif Rasheed representing a number of Interested Parties|
|Ms Anne Toohey representing a number of Interested Parties|
|Josh Shaw Submissions representing Interested Parties|
|Dr Amir Bastani representing Interested Parties|
|Ms Aliya Danziesen and Dr Max Harris representing the Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand|
|Mr Abdul Razzaq representing the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand|
|Mr James Wilding QC representing St John’s Ambulance|
|Mr Mark Zarifeh representing New Zealand Police|
|Mr John Hancock representing the Human Rights Commission|
|Mr Jonathon Coates and Ms Andrea Lane representing Canterbury District Health Board|
|Mr Peter Cranney representing New Zealand Professional Fire Fighters Union|
|Mr Mansfield counsel for B Tarrant|