Story: Divorce and separation

Inside the Family Court

Working behind closed doors is necessary for most Family Court cases. The documentary Behind closed doors: the Family Court, screened in 2001, offered a rare look behind the scenes. This extract, filmed at the South Auckland court, outlines the work done by the court.

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Top Shelf Productions
Reference: Behind Closed Doors: Inside the Family Court. Producer, Monique Oomen; director Vincent Burke. Auckland: Top Shelf Productions, 2001

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How to cite this page:

Megan Cook, 'Divorce and separation - No-fault divorce: 1980–21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/29838/inside-the-family-court (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 8 Nov 2018