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Graham Panckhurst Wikipedia
Sir Graham Ken Panckhurst KNZM, QC is a New Zealand High Court Judge. Panckhurst is a graduate of Canterbury University. In 1985 he was appointed as Crown Solicitor for Canterbury and the West Coast. Panckhurst took silk in 1994 and was appointed to the High Court bench in 1996.
In 2010 Panckhurst was appointed to head the Royal Commission into the Pike River Mine disaster.
In 2009, Panckhurst heard the retrial of David Bain. The trial was substantial with the prosecution calling 150 witnesses.