Minute No 19 (18 July 2019) sets out the Inquiry’s approach to examining the public statements made by NZDF and the advice it provided ministers in relation to the issue of civilian casualties resulting from Operation Burnham.

A public hearing will be held in Wellington on this topic from Monday 16 September to Friday 20 September 2019. The venue is the Thorndon Hotel, 24 Hawkestone Street. Proceedings begin each day at 9.30am.

Read the outline of proceedings, which includes the witness list here [PDF, 166 KB].

If attending the hearing, please read the guidelines here [PDF, 151 KB].


Submissions and briefs of evidence

Monday 16 September 2019

NZDF opening submission Paul Radich QC [PDF, 414 KB]

Lieutenant General (Retired) Sir Jeremiah Mateparae - brief of evidence [PDF, 239 KB]

Commodore (Retired) Ross Smith - brief of evidence [PDF, 390 KB]






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