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Supreme Court Decisions 2008

Supreme Court judgments

Case Number Case Name Date of Judgment Media Advisory Notes
NZSC 116 SC 59/2007 Glenharrow Holdings Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 115 SC 43/2007 SC 44/2007 Ben Nevis and ors v CIR / Accent Management Ltd and ors v CIR   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 114 SC 80/2007 Rebecca Katszi Li v The Queen   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 113 SC 33/2008 Alisdair Bruce Aylwin v New Zealand Police   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 113 SC 33/2008 Alisdair Bruce Aylwin v New Zealand Police   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 113 SC 33/2008 Alisdair Bruce Aylwin v New Zealand Police   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 112 SC 94/2007 Greenpeace New Zealand Inc v Genesis Power Ltd   19 December 2008 Media release
NZSC 111 Alistair Maurk Stuart Lyon v The Queen   17 December 2008
[2008] NZSC 110 Geoffrey Martin Smith v The Queen   12 December 2008
NZSC 109 SDC 65/2008 Vector Gas Limited v Bay of Plenty Energy Limited   11 December 2008
NZSC 108 SC 71/2008 M v The Queen   10 December 2008
SC 82/2008 James Hemi Biddle v The Queen   05 December 2008
SC 78/2008 Joseph Russell Rewiri v The Queen   05 December 2008
SC 66/2008 Kevin Francis James Casey v The Queen   05 December 2008
SC 66/2008 Kevin Francis James Casey v The Queen   05 December 2008
NZSC 104 Elders New Zealand Limited v PGG Wrightson Ltd   05 December 2008 Media release
SC 74/2008 Xiao Qiong Huang and others v The Minister of Immigration   04 December 2008
NZSC 102 SC 72/2008 P and B v Crown Health Financing Agency   01 December 2008
NZSC 101 SC 69/2008 SC 70/2008 APN New Zealand Limited v Simunovich Fisheries Limited and others. Television New Zealand Limited v Simunovich Fisheries Limited and others.   01 December 2008
NZSC 99 SC 77/2008 Raeanne Ley and anor v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development and ors   24 November 2008
NZSC 98 SC 62/2008 Vincent Ross Siemer v Ferrier Hodgson and Michael Peter Stiassny   20 November 2008
SC 68/2008 Julian Paul Burke and Gillian Elizabeth Burke v ASL Mortgages Limited   17 November 2008
NZSC 97 SC 58 Christopher Mosley v The Queen   17 November 2008
NZSC 95 SC 64/2008 Slawomir Ryszard Bujak v Solicitor-General   11 November 2008
NZSC 94 SC 64/2007 Saxmere Company Limited and others v Wool Board Disestablishment Company Limited   07 November 2008
NZSC 93 SC 88/2006 Nikala Janice Taylor v Christopher Dean Jones   05 November 2008
NZSC 92 CA 53/2008 CA 56/2008 Willie Ye and others v Minister of Immigration. Alan Qiu and another v Minister of Immigration   04 November 2008
NZSC 91 SC 61/2008 Shane Edward Williams v The Queen   03 November 2008
NZSC 90 SC 75/2008 Kay Skelton v The Queen   30 October 2008
NZSC 89 SC 54/2008 Roderick William Nielsen v Dysart Timbers Limited   28 October 2008
NZSC 88 SC48/2008 Michael Spackman v The Queenstown Lakes District Council and others.   24 October 2008
NZSC 97 SC 72/2007 Regal Castings Limited v GM and GN Lightbody, and AC Horrocks, GM Lightbody and GN Lightbody.   23 October 2008 Media release
NZSC 85 SC 55/2008 Tiny Intelligence Limited v Resport Limited   21 October 2008
NZSC 84 SC 57/2008 Stephen William Garrett v The Queen   20 October 2008
NZSC 83 SC 50/2008 Shane Huia Matenga v The Queen   20 October 2008
NZSC 82 SC 43/2008 Tareq Abdel Rahim Zaiton v The Queen   20 October 2008
NZSC 81 SC 52/2008 R v The Queen   20 October 2008
NZSC 80 SC 63/2008 Vincent Ross Siemer v Solicitor-General   20 October 2008
NZSC 79 SC 46/2008 Duane Charles Brendan Paul Burgess v The Queen   14 October 2008
NZSC 78 SC 41/2008 Matthew Richard Brown v The Queen   10 October 2008
NZSC 77 SC45/2008 R v The Queen   08 October 2008
NZSC 76 SC49/2008 David McAlister v Air New Zealand   07 October 2008
NZSC 75 SC44/2008 Thornton Estates Limited v Cavell Leitch Pringle and Boyle   06 October 2008
NZSC 74 SC40/2008 New Zealand Big Game Fishing Council Inc and anothers v Sanford Limited and others   02 October 2008
NZSC 73 SC37/2008 Commerce Commission v Infratil Limited   19 September 2008
[2008] SC495/08 JOnes V Jones   17 September 2008
NZSC 72 Vincent Ross Siemer v Ferrier Hodgson and Michael Peter Stiassny   17 September 2008
NZSC 71 SC60/2008 Alfred Taenga Mata v The Queen   15 September 2008
CA444/07 [2008] NZCA 338 Bay of Plenty Electricity v Vector Gas Limited   01 September 2008 Media release
NZSC 70 SC38/2008 Wayne Thomas Patterson v The Queen   28 August 2008
NZSC 69 SC14/2008 Jonothan Nuki Lummis Jarden v The Queen   28 August 2008 Media release
NZSC 69 SC 14/2008 Jonathan Nuki Lummis Jarden v The Queen   28 August 2008 Media release
NZSC 68 SC35/2008 G v Rosemary Cox and Another   27 August 2008
NZSC 67 SC31/2008 Vai Feterika v The Queen   27 August 2008
NZSC 66 SC42/2008 Jamie Rinaki Kissling v The Queen   21 August 2008
NZSC 65 SC62/2007 Campbell Robert Thom v Davys Burton   18 August 2008 Media release
NZSC 65 Campbell Robert Thom v Davys Burton   18 August 2008 Media release
NZSC 64 SC36/2008 EGW and PW v The Attorney-General SC   15 August 2008
NZSC 63 SC25/2008 Ester Slee v Michael Ian Slee   14 August 2008
NZSC 62 SC28/2008 Allen Louis Harriman vs The Queen   07 August 2008
NZSC 61 SC40/2007 Georgina Kain and others v Jonathon Rhodes Hutton and others   07 August 2008 Media release
NZSC 60 Paul Joseph Cameron v The Queen   01 August 2008
NZSC 59 SC 29/2008 Albany Tuhuru Tainui v The Queen   31 July 2008
NZSC 58 SC 33/2008 Alisdair Bruce Aylwin v The Queen   29 July 2008
NZSC 57 SC 23/2008 Mark Moncrieff Stevens and others v Premium Real Estate Limited   29 July 2008
NZSC 56 SC 32/2008 and SC 18/2008 Deborah Gordon-Smith and Shaun Antony King v The Queen   25 July 2008
NZSC 56 SC 32/2008 and SC 18/2008 Deborah Gordon-Smith and Shaun Antony King v The Queen   25 July 2008
NZSC 55 SC 22/2007 Z v Dental Complaints Assessment Commitee   25 July 2008 Media release
NZSC 54 SC 13/2008 New Zealand Exchange Limited v Bank of New Zealand and others   23 July 2008
NZSC 53 Kevin Anthony Lenghan v The Queen   21 July 2008
NZSC 52 M v The Queen   17 July 2008
NZSC 51 Big River Paradise Limited v Robin Lance Congreve and others   15 July 2008
NZSC 50 SC 39/2008 Huang v The Manager Custodial Services   10 July 2008
NZSC 49 SC 15/2008 Ngai Tahu Property Limited v Central Plains Water Trust and Canterbury Regional Council   24 June 2008
NZSC 48 SC 69/2007 Attorney General v X and Refugee Status Appeals Authority   20 June 2008 Media release
NZSC 47 SC 39/2007 Gustav & Co Limited v Macfield Limited   20 June 2008 Media release
NZSC 46 SC 68/2007 Lisa Kathleen Cropp v A Judicial Committee and Bryan Francis McKenzie   17 June 2008 Media release
NZSC 45 SC 49/2006 Susan Couch v The Attorney General   13 June 2008 Media release
NZSC 44 SC 17/2008 Ahman Zanzoul v The Queen   10 June 2008
NZSC 43 SC 19/2008 Arthur William Taylor v The Queen   26 May 2008
NZSC 42 SC 89/2007 Alan Ivo Greer v The Queen   22 May 2008
NZSC 41 SC 90/2007 G v The Queen   22 May 2008
NZSC 40 SC 12/2008 Timothy Justin Nevin v The Queen   20 May 2008
NZSC 39 SC 72/2005 Jason John Cumming v The Queen   15 May 2008 Media release
NZSC 38 SC 17/2008 Ahman Zanzoul v The Queen   09 May 2008
NZSC 37 SC 14/2008 Jonathan Nuki Lummis Jarden v The Queen   09 May 2008
NZSC 36 SC 20/2008 Alan Ivo Greer v The Queen   09 May 2008
NZSC 35 SC 16/2008 Media 1 Limited v N W Shanks and others   07 May 2008
NZSC 34 SC 49/2007 SC 50/2007 NZ Maori Council and ors v Attorney - General   06 May 2008
NZSC 33 SC 8/2008 Neville James Gibson v Minter Ellison Rudd Watts   01 May 2008
NZSC 32 SC 9/2008 SC 10/2008 Robert Charles De Bruin and Astrid Eleanor Delaney v The Queen   01 May 2008
NZSC 31 SC 57/2007 Mark Raymond Creedy v Commissioner of Police   23 April 2008 Media release
NZSC 30 SC 7/2008 Elders New Zealand Limited v PGG Wrightson Limited   18 April 2008
NZSC 29 SC53/2007 Alex Kwong Wong v The Queen   18 April 2008
NZSC 28 SC 96/2006 Southborne Investments Limited v Greenmount Manufacturing Limited   17 April 2008
NZSC 27 SC 78/2007 W v The Queen   15 April 2008
NZSC 26 SC 6/2008 Shell (Petroleum Mining) Company Ltd & Ors v Todd Petroleum Mining Company Limited and others   15 April 2008
NZSC 25 SC 92/2007 Colin Todd Parker v The Queen   15 April 2008
NZSC 24 SC 66/2007 SC 67/2007 Westpac Banking Corporation v Commissioner of Inland Revenue   14 April 2008 Media release
NZSC 23 SC 4/2008 A v The Queen   09 April 2008
NZSC 22 SC 2/2008 John Beven-Smith v Raupo Publishing (NZ) Limited   09 April 2008
NZSC 21 SC 1/2008 Ross Francis Hookway v The Queen   09 April 2008
NZSC 20 Dollars & Sense Finance Limited v Rerekohu Nathan   08 April 2008 Media release
NZSC 19 Matini Vaihu v The Attorney-General   07 April 2008
NZSC 18 Philip Jospeh Fava v Ekhlas Zaghloul and others   02 April 2008
NZSC 17 G C Dury and others v Palmerston North City Council and others   02 April 2008
NZSC 16 Rebecca Katszi Li v The Queen   18 March 2008
NZSC 15 James Arthur Rose v Karen Diane Rose   18 March 2008
NZSC 14 Lionel Andrew West v The Official Assignee   11 March 2008
NZSC 13 Jule Patrick Burns v The Queen   05 March 2008
NZSC 12 Terrence Austin McFarland v The Queen   05 March 2008
NZSC 11 Carey Dean Turner v The Queen   05 March 2008
NZSC 9 Vincent Siemer v Kate Fardell Executrix for Robert Fardell, deceased   28 February 2008
NZSC 10 Wayne Darren McGregor v The Queen   28 February 2008
NZSC8 Stephen Peter Tandy v The Queen   22 February 2008
NZSC7 Kevin Joseph Charles Little v The Queen   22 February 2008
NZSC6 Ben Nevis Forestry Ventures Ltd and ord v Commissioner of Inland Revenue   19 February 2008
NZSC 5 Alex Kwong Wong v The Queen   15 February 2008
NZSC 4 Peter Miles Davies v New Zealand Police   15 February 2008
NZSC 3 Nicola Bronwyn Hayes v the Queen   15 February 2008 Media release
NZSC 2 Greenpeace New Zealand Incorporated v Genesis Power Limited   11 February 2008
NZSC 1 Bronwyn Estate Limited and ors v Gareth Russel Hoole and ors   08 February 2008

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