5 Feb 2015

New Zealand woman appointed judge in Samoa

4:13 pm on 5 February 2015

A second New Zealand woman judge has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Samoa for a twelve month period.

Justice Elizabeth Margret Aitken, was sworn in by the Head of State, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, on Wednesday, before taking up her duties next week.

The first New Zealand woman judge appointed to Samoa's Supreme Court was Justice Ida Malosi.