David John Harvey

David John Harvey has been a judge of the district court in New Zealand for the past 22 years. Previously, he was in private practice as a litigator for 18 years during which time he oversaw the introduction of computer-based office management and accounting systems. Since his appointment in 1989, he has worked to provide computer-based and electronic systems support for the New Zealand judiciary. For 12 years, Harvey has lectured at the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland. His decision in Dept of Internal Affairs v Mediaworks Ltd was the first New Zealand decision released in wholly digital format with embedded multimedia.