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Listed below are the substantive Supreme Court cases for 2018 along with appeals still to be determined or cases awaiting hearing. 

Information giving an overview of the case is included along with media releases and links to judgments being appealed when available.

All 2018 - 2014 Supreme Court cases dismissed or deemed to be dismissed where a notice of abandonment was received can be found here

Transcripts for cases heard before the Supreme Court are included provided they are not suppressed.  Transcripts from pre-trial hearings are not published until the final disposition of trial.  These are unedited transcripts and they are not a formal record of the Court’s proceedings. The Ministry of Justice does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

Updated 14 December 2018     

Case information summary 2018 (as at 7 December 2018) - cases granted leave to appeal (PDF, 35 KB)
Case information summary 2018 (as at 7 December 2018) - cases where leave to appeal decision not yet made (PDF, 28 KB)

 

Case number

SC 7/2018

Case Name M v The Queen

 

Case number

SC 10/2018

Case Name Northland Environmental Protection Society Incorporated v The Chief Executive of the Ministry for Primary Industries, Comptroller of Customs and The Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of the Forests Act 1949 and the Protected Objects Act 1975. 

Result

A Leave to appeal is granted (Northland Environmental Protection Society Incorporated v Chief Executive of the Ministry for Primary Industries [2017] NZCA 607).
B The approved questions are:
(a) Was the Court of Appeal correct in its interpretation of “finished or manufactured indigenous timber product” and the effect of the export restrictions in s 67C of the Forests Act 1949?
(b) Was the Court of Appeal correct to hold that some or all swamp kauri is not a “protected New Zealand object” as defined in s 2(1) of the Protected Objects Act 1975?
19 April 2018

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A The appeal relating to the interpretation of the export restriction in s 67C(1)(b) of the Forests Act 1949 is allowed.
B The appeal relating to the Protected Objects Act 1975 is dismissed.
C Costs are reserved.
9 November 2018

Transcript

Hearing date 20 June 2018

William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

High Court judgment

Northland Environmental Protection Society Inc. v Ministry of Primary Industries & Ors [2016] NZHC 308 [1 March 2017]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal NORTHLAND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SOCIETY INC v THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [2017] NZCA 607 [19 December 2017]
Leave judgment - leave granted NORTHLAND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SOCIETY INCORPORATED v CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF
THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [2018] NZSC 36
Substantive judgment / Media release NORTHLAND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SOCIETY INCORPORATED v CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [2018] NZSC 105 [9 November 2018]

 

Reserved judgment SC 11/2018

Case number

SC 11/2018

Case Name Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust v Minister of Conservation, Fullers Group Limited and Motutapu Island Restoration Trust
Summary

Civil Appeal – Conservation Act 1987 and Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in concluding that concessions to conduct guided tours over Rangitoto and Motutapu could be granted despite iwi objections.   

Result

A Leave to appeal is granted (Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust v Minister of Conservation [2017] NZCA 613).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal of the applicant to that Court.                                 

8 May 2018 

Transcript

Hearing date : 14 and 15 August 2018

Chief Justice, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ.

High Court judgment

NGAI TAI KI TAMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZHC 300 [1 March 2017] 

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZCA 613 [19 December 2017]
Leave judgment - leave granted NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2018] NZSC 41 [8 May 2018]

 

Reserved judgment SC 21/2018

Case number

SC 21/2018

Case Name Colin Graeme Craig v Jordan Henry Williams
Summary

Civil Appeal – Defamation – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in setting aside the decision of the High Court to order a full retrial – (cross-appeal) Whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the High Court’s order setting aside the jury’s verdict on damages. 

Result

A Leave to appeal and leave to cross appeal is granted (Williams v Craig [2018] NZCA 31).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the appeal to that Court in part and dismissing the cross appeal to that Court.                                         
4 July 2018 

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Transcription

Hearing date 4 and 5 September 2018

Chief Justice, William Young, Glazebrook, Ellen France and Arnold JJ.

High Court judgment WILLIAMS v CRAIG [2017] NZHC 724 [12 April 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

WILLIAMS v CRAIG [2018] NZCA 31 [5 March 2018]

Leave judgment - leave granted

CRAIG v WILLIAMS  [2018] NZSC 61 [4 July 2018]

 

 
Case number

SC 22/2018

Case Name Jeremy James McGuire v The Secretary for Justice
Summary

Civil Appeal – Legal Services Act 2011 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in striking out the applicant’s application for judicial review – Whether a self-represented litigant who is a practising lawyer can receive a costs award. 

Result

A Leave to appeal is granted (McGuire v The Secretary for Justice [2018] NZCA 37)
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal and allow the cross-appeal        

12 June 2018

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A The appeal is dismissed.
B There is no order for costs.
27 November 2018

Transcript

Hearing date 1 August 2018

Chief Justice, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ.

High Court judgment JEREMY JAMES MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2017] NZHC 365 [7 March 2017]  
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2018] NZCA 37 [9 March 2018]
Leave judgment - leave granted JEREMY JAMES MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2018] NZSC 50 [12 June 2018]
Substantive judgment / Media release JEREMY JAMES MCGUIRE v SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2018] NZSC 116 [27 November 2018]

 

Reserved judgment SC 35/2018

Case number

SC 35/2018

Case Name Mark Robert Sandman v Colin Charles McKay, Roger David Cann and David John Clark
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in granting summary judgment to the respondents on the cause of action against them.

Result

A Leave to appeal is granted (McKay v Sandman [2018] NZCA 103, [2018] NZAR 707).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal erred in granting summary judgment to the respondents on the cause of action against them.
7 August 2018

Hearing date

12 November 2018

High Court judgment

M R SANDMAN v R J GIBONEY AND C C MCKAY AND C C MCKAY, R D CANN AND D J CLARK [2017] NZHC 1832 [4 August 2017]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

MCKAY & ORS v MARK ROBERT SANDMAN [2018] NZCA 103 [20 April 2018]

Leave judgment - leave granted

MARK ROBERT SANDMAN V COLIN CHARLES MCKAY, ROGER DAVID CANN AND DAVID JOHN CLARK [2018] NZSC 71 [7 August 2018]

  

Reserved judgment SC 36/2018

Case number

SC 36/2018

Case Name S v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Miscarriage of justice – Whether the Court of Appeal was right to dismiss the appeal on the mode of trial point.

Result A  The application for leave to appeal is granted (S (CA377/2017) v R [2018] NZCA 101).
B  The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was right to dismiss the appeal on the mode of trial point.

30 July 2018

Transcript

Hearing date 16 October 2018

William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

District Court judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

S (CA377/2017) v R [2018] NZCA 101 [19 April 2018]

Leave judgment - leave granted

S (SC 36/2018) v R [2018] NZSC 64 [30 July 2018]

 

Case number

SC 40/2018

Case Name F v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.         

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.                                                                                             

15 June 2018  

High/District Court judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

Not publicly available

 

 

Case number

SC 42/2018

Case Name George WHICHMAN v The Queen
Summary

 

Result

 

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

  

Reserved judgment SC 47/2018:

Case number

SC 47/2018

Case Name Ruiren Xu and Diamantina Trust Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether a replacement benefit payable under an insurance policy issued by the respondent was assignable. 

Result

A Leave to appeal is granted (Xu v IAG New Zealand Ltd [2018] NZCA 149).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the applicants’ appeal against the judgment of Nation J
2 August 2018

Hearing date

13 November 2018

High Court judgment

XU & DIAMANTINA TRUST LTD v IAG NZ LIMITED [2017] NZHC 1964 [17 August 2017]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal XU AND ANOR v IAG NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2018] NZCA 149 [11 May 2018]
Leave judgment - leave granted

RUIREN XU AND DIAMANTINA TRUST LIMITED V IAG NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2018] NZSC 68 [2 August 2018]

 

Case number

SC 51/2018

Case Name

T v The Queen

Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment or any part of the proceedings (including the result) in the news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of the retrial. Publication in a law report or law digest permitted. 

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment or any part of the proceedings (including the result) in the news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of the retrial. Publication in a law report or law digest permitted.                                                                          

23 October 2018 

High Court judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

Not publicly available

 

Reserved judgment SC 52/2018

Case number

SC 52/2018

Case name

H v Refugee and Protection Officer

Summary

Civil Appeal – Immigration Act 2009, s 249 – Whether the Court of Appeal was right to dismiss the applicant’s appeal.

Result

A The application for leave to appeal is granted (H (CA580/2017) v Refugee and Protection Officer [2018] NZCA 188).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was right to dismiss the appeal.
24 August 2018

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reserved judgment 29 October 2018

Hearing date

29 October 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

High Court judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

The confidentiality of the name or identifying particulars of the appellant and of his claim or status must be maintained pursuant to s 151 of the immigration act 2009.

Leave judgment - leave granted

H (SC 52/2018) v REFUGEE AND PROTECTION OFFICER [2018] NZSC 79 [24 August 2018]

 

Case number

SC 54/2018

Case Name Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore
Summary

Civil Appeal –Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of the application for judicial review of the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999. 

Oral hearing – Jurisdiction

5 December 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

Result

 

High Court judgment

Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore  [2017] NZHC 189

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

  

Case number

SC 55/2018

Case Name Finn Habib Batato v The United States of America
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999 – Whether the Supreme Court of New Zealand has jurisdiction to hear an appeal under the Extradition Act if the proceedings were commenced before 1 July 2013.

Oral hearing - Jurisdiction

5 December 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

Result

 

High Court judgment

Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore  [2017] NZHC 189

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

Case number

SC 56/2018

Case Name Mathias Ortmann and Bram Van der Kolk v The United States of America
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999 – Whether the Supreme Court of New Zealand has jurisdiction to hear an appeal under the Extradition Act if the proceedings were commenced before 1 July 2013. 

Oral hearing – Jurisdiction

5 December 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

Result

 

High Court judgment

Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore  [2017] NZHC 189

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

Case number

SC 57/2018

Case Name Kim Dotcom v The United States of America
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation and application of the Copyright Act 1994 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its findings on the admissibility of evidence challenging the record of the case.  

Oral hearing – Jurisdiction

5 December 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

Result

 

High Court judgment

Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore  [2017] NZHC 189

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

Case number

SC 58/2018

Case Name Kim Dotcom v The United States of America and The District Court at North Shore
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of the application for judicial review of the District Court’s determination under s 24 of the Extradition Act 1999 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the application to adduce further evidence.  

Oral hearing – Jurisdiction

5 December 2018

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, and Ellen France JJ

Result

 

High Court judgment

Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore  [2017] NZHC 189

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

   

Case number

SC 60/2018

Case Name Yusuke (David) Sena v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Criminal Procedure Act 2011, s 232(2)(b) – Judge-alone trial –Whether the High Court Judge applied the right standard of review to the applicant’s appeal against conviction. 

Result

A Leave to appeal direct to this Court, against the High Court’s judgment (Sena v New Zealand Police [2017] NZHC 2319), is granted.
B The approved ground of appeal is whether the High Court was correct to dismiss Mr Sena’s appeal against conviction brought under s 232(2)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011.  
10 October 2018 

District Court judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - High Court

[2017] NZHC 2319  25 September 2017_

Hearing date

13 and 14 February 2019

William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

 

 

Case number

SC 61/2018

Case Name F v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial.  Publication in law report or law digest permitted.

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial.  Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  
29 August 2018

District Court judgment

Not publicly available

High Court Judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

Not publicly available

 
 

Case number

SC 66/2018

Case Name

Douglas Craig Schmuck v Opua Coastal Preservation Incorporated and Far North District Council

Summary

 

Result
High Court Judgment

OPUA COASTAL PRESERVATION INCORPORATED v FAR NORTH DISTRICT COUNCIL [2017] NZHC 154 [14 February 2017]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal OPUA COASTAL PRESERVATION INCORPORATED v FAR NORTH DISTRICT COUNCIL [2018] NZCA 262 [20 July 2018]

 

Case number

SC 69/2018

Case Name

George Whichman v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment

 

High Court Judgment

 

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 70/2018

Case Name

H v The Queen

Summary

ORDER PROHIBITING PUBLICATION OF THE JUDGMENT AND ANY PART OF THE PROCEEDINGS (INCLUDING THE RESULT) IN NEWS MEDIA OR ON THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATABASE UNTIL FINAL DISPOSITION OF TRIAL. PUBLICATION IN LAW REPORT OR LAW DIGEST PERMITTED. 

Result ORDER PROHIBITING PUBLICATION OF THE JUDGMENT AND ANY PART OF THE PROCEEDINGS (INCLUDING THE RESULT) IN NEWS MEDIA OR ON THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATABASE UNTIL FINAL DISPOSITION OF TRIAL. PUBLICATION IN LAW REPORT OR LAW DIGEST PERMITTED.
High Court Judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

    

Case number

SC 74/2018

Case Name

T v The Queen

Summary

ORDER PROHIBITING PUBLICATION OF THE JUDGMENT AND ANY PART OF THE PROCEEDINGS (INCLUDING THE RESULT) IN NEWS MEDIA OR ON THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATABASE UNTIL FINAL DISPOSITION OF RETRIAL. PUBLICATION IN LAW REPORT OR LAW DIGEST PERMITTED. 

Result ORDER PROHIBITING PUBLICATION OF THE JUDGMENT AND ANY PART OF THE PROCEEDINGS (INCLUDING THE RESULT) IN NEWS MEDIA OR ON THE INTERNET OR OTHER PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATABASE UNTIL FINAL DISPOSITION OF RETRIAL. PUBLICATION IN LAW REPORT OR LAW DIGEST PERMITTED.

 

Case number

SC 75/2018

Case Name

Hayley Dawn Young v  The Attorney General and Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether Court of Appeal erred in upholding the second respondent’s protest to jurisdiction on the basis of sovereign immunity – Whether Court of Appeal erred in holding that the courts of England and Wales are the more appropriate forum for the applicant’s claim.    

Result
High Court Judgment NZLII resource: X v Attorney-General [2017] NZHC 768; [2017] 3 NZLR 115 (24 April 2017)
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal YOUNG v ATTORNEY-GENERAL [2018] NZCA 307 [13 August 2018]

 

Case number

SC 78 /2018

Case Name

Gordon John Rippey v  The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High Court Judgment

not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal [2018] NZCA 306 [10 August 2018]_

 

Case number

SC 86/2018

Case Name

Shark Experience Limited v Pauamac5 Incorporated, Director-General of Conservation and Shark Dive New Zealand Limited 

Summary

 

Result
High Court Judgment

PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED v DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZHC 1182 [2 June 2017]  

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED v DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF CONSERVATION [2018] NZCA 348 [4 September 2018]  

 

Leave judgment - leave granted

SHARK EXPERIENCE LIMITED v PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED [2018] NZSC 121 [11 December 2018]

 

Case number

SC 87/2018

Case Name

Robt Jones Holdings Limited v Anthony John McCullagh and Stephen Mark Lawrence liquidators of Northern Crest Investments Limited

Summary

 

Result
High Court Judgment

MCCULLAGH v ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED [2017] NZHC 2182 [8 September 2017] 

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

ROBT. JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v MCCULLAGH [2018] NZCA 358 [10 September 2018] 

Leave judgment - leave granted

ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v McCULLAGH [2018] NZSC 120 [6 December 2018]

 

Case number

SC 88/2018

Case Name

P v The Queen  

Summary

 

Result
District Court Judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

P (CA354/2017) v R [2018] NZCA 361 [11 September 2018] 

 

Case number

SC 91/2018

Case Name

A v The Queen

Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment or any part of the proceedings (including the result) in the news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of the trial. Publication in a law report or law digest permitted. 

Result
District Court Judgment

Not publicly available

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 93/2018

Case Name

Lemuel Misa v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High/District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

MISA v R [2018] NZCA 293 [6 August 2018]

 

Case number

SC 94/2018

Case Name

H v The Queen

Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment or any part of the proceedings (including the result) in the news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of the trial. Publication in a law report or law digest permitted. 

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment or any part of the proceedings (including the result) in the news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of the trial. Publication in a law report or law digest permitted. 

29 November 2018

High/District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 95/2018

Case Name

Mark Edward Lundy v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High/District Court judgment
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

LUNDY v R [2018] NZCA 410 [9 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 96/2018

Case Name

Fredrick Hill v Maori Trustee

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment MĀORI TRUSTEE v HILL [2017] NZHC 2377 [29 September 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

HILL v MĀORI TRUSTEE [2018] NZCA 280 [31 July 2018]

 

Case number

SC 97/2018

Case Name

H v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 H (CA376/2017) v R [2018] NZCA 376 [20 September 2018]

 

Case number

SC 98/2018

Case Name

Mark Arona v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not Publicly Available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

ARONA & CHAMBERS v R [2018] NZCA 427 [12 October 2018] 

 

Case number

SC 99/2018

Case Name

Incodo Limited v Kop-Coat New Zealand Limited and Kop-Coat Incorporated

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment INCODO LTD v KOP-COAT NEW ZEALAND LTD & ANOR [2017] NZHC 2737 [8 November 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

KOP-COAT NEW ZEALAND LTD v INCODO LTD [2018] NZCA 430 [15 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 100/2018

Case Name

Jia Wen Mao v Inno Capital No.4 Limited, Damien Grant and Steven Khov as Liquidators of Chen Hong Co Limited (in liquidation)

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment  JIA WEN MAO v INNO CAPITAL NO. 4 LIMITED [2018], D GRANT AND S KHOV LIQUIDATORS OF CHEN HONG CO LIMITED NZHC 1534 [27 June 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal MAO v INNO CAPITAL NO. 4 LTD [2018] NZCA 433 [15 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 101/2018

Case Name

Kim Dotcom v District Court at North Shore, Deputy Solicitor -General (Criminal) and Minister of Justice

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment KIM DOTCOM v THE DISTRICT COURT AT NORTH SHORE [2017] NZHC 3158 [15 December 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal DOTCOM v DISTRICT COURT AT NORTH SHORE [2018] NZCA 442 [18 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 102/2018

Case Name

Jesse-James Winter v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal WINTER & HANSON v R [2018] NZCA 469 [31 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 103/2018

Case Name

Mina Crichton v Carolyn Green, Jane Reidl-Moss and Steve Culpan

Summary

 

Result
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal [2018] NZCA 400

 

Case number

SC 104/2018

Case Name

Allan John Titford v The Queen

Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the applicant’s appeal against conviction – Whether an extension of time to bring an application for leave to appeal should be granted. 

Result
High Court/District Court judgment not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 105/2018

Case Name

Rangitira Developments Limited v Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Incorporated

Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in quashing the declarations and orders made by the High Court.   

Result
High Court judgment RANGITIRA DEVELOPMENTS LTD v ROYAL FOREST AND BIRD PROTECTION SOCIETY LTD [2018] NZHC 146 [14 February 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal ROYAL FOREST AND BIRD PROTECTION SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED v RANGITIRA DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED [2018] NZCA 445 [23 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 106/2018

Case Name

Christian John Gillibrand and Mary Caecilia Gillibrand (as trustees of The Chris and Mary Gillibrand family trust) v George Peter Swanepoel

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment GILLIBRAND AND GILLIBRAND AS TRUSTEES OF THE CHRIS AND MARY GILLIBRAND FAMILY TRUST v SWANEPOEL & ANOR [2017] NZHC 1209 [6 June 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal GILLIBRAND & ANOR AS TRUSTEES OF THE CHRIS AND MARY GILLIBRAND FAMILY TRUST v SWANEPOEL & ANOR [2018] NZCA 467 [29 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 107/2018

Case Name

Christopher Robert Halpin v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal HALPIN v R [2018] NZCA 477 [6 November 2018]

 

Case number

SC 108/2018

Case Name

Gerardus Peter van Uden v Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment VAN UDEN v THE COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE [2017] NZHC 2554 [19 October 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal VAN UDEN v COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE [2018] NZCA 487 [8 November 2018]

 

Case number

SC 109/2018

Case Name

George Robert Jolley v The Queen

Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal JOLLEY v R [2018] NZCA 484 [8 November 2018]

 

Reserved 16 October 2018

Reserved 4 and 5 September 2018

Reserved 14 and 15 August 2018

Reserved 29 October 2018

Reserved 12 November 2018

Reserved 13 November 2018