Judge Ajit Swaran Singh: He was the first Fiji-born Indian Judge to be appointed to the District Court bench in New Zealand, serving in Manukau, our country's third largest city holding the most diverse ethnic communities, but this man started life with very humble beginnings. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Christchurch to learn more.
Top left: Judge Singh speaks at EthnicA Conference 2014
Top right: Judge Singh on panel discussion at EthnicA Conference, 2014 alongside Lynda, Jax Hamilton and Deborah Lam
Bottom left: Judge Singh recieves the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, the highest civilian award bestowed on persons of Indian origin, 2012, photo courtesy Judge Singh
Bottom right: Judge Singh with his wife, 2012