Judge David Harvey
District Court Judge

Judge David Harvey was appointed as a District Court Judge in 1989. He has been closely involved with Information Technology initiatives involving the Judiciary undertaken by the former Department of Justice and the present Department for Courts, including the development of trial management software.

In addition to his Judicial duties, Judge Harvey is consultant editor for Butterworths “Electronic Business and Technology Law” and a member of the Editorial Board for Butterworths “Technology Law Forum”.

Judge Harvey is a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, teaching Law and Information Technology. He has written extensively in the field of law and technology and has presented a number of papers to conferences both in New Zealand and overseas on related topics. He was Chair of the Copyright Tribunal (2002 – 2008) and has had published a book on the law and networked systems entitled internet.law.nz – Selected Issues , now in its second edition. He is engaged in study for a PhD degree.

Nethui is an occasion for forward-looking debate and discussion surrounding ICT and associated issues – necessary for anyone interested in the future.