18 May 2022

Covid-19 delays affected 150,000 court appearances

From Morning Report, 7:35 am on 18 May 2022

Lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions have delayed almost 150,000 court appearances in the past two years.

Victims advocates say the backlog of cases has forced many victims to put their lives on hold while they await justice.

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Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook

Jimmy Ellingham reports.