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Updated 17 February 2017

 

Case Number

SC 1/2017

Case Name

Malcolm Edward Rabson as Trustee of the Malcolm Rabson Family Trust v Ian Bruce Shepherd and Christine Margaret Dunphy

Summary

Civil Appeal – Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005, r 43(2) – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in declining the application for an extension of time. 

[2016] NZCA 446   CA51/2016

Dates
HC judgment SHEPHARD v RABSON [2015] NZHC 3137  9 December 2015
Judgment appealed from

RABSON AND CRESER AS TRUSTEES OF THE MALCOLM RABSON FAMILITY TRUST v SHEPHARD [2016] NZCA 446    19 September 2016

 

 

Case Number

 SC 2/2017

Case Name

 Donna Michelle Ritchie v Accident Compensation Corporation

Summary

Civil Appeal – Accident Compensation Act 2001, s 110(3) – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of s 110(3) of the Accident Compensation Act 2001 –  Whether the Court of Appeal erred in applying McGrath v Accident Compensation Corporation [2011] NZSC 77, [2011] 3 NZLR 733 –  Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its assessment of evidence.    

Dates
HC judgment DONNA RITCHIE V ACCIDENT COMPENSATION CORPORATION [2015] NZHC 2305    23 September 2015
Judgment appealed from

DONNA MICHELLE RITCHIE v ACCIDENT COMPENSATION CORPORATION [2016] NZCA 577   2 December 2016

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Case Number

 SC 3/2017

Case Name

Malcolm Edward Rabson v Linda Gallagher, Malcolm Edward Rabson as Trustee of the Malcolm Rabson Family Trust and Wayne Seymour Chapman as Trustee of the Gallagher-Rabson Family Trust

Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal was correct to decline the application for clarification of the orders in Rabson v Gallagher [2011] NZCA 669. 

Dates
CA judgment MALCOLM EDWARD RABSON AS TRUSTEE OF THE MALCOLM RABSON FAMILY TRUST V LINDA   GALLAGHER COA CA507/2010   20 December 2011
Judgment appealed from

RABSON AS TRUSTEE OF THE MALCOLM RABSON FAMILIY TRUST v GALLAGHER [2016] NZCA 584    6 December 2016

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Case Number

 SC 4/2017

Case Name

 Malcolm Edward Rabson v Judicial Conduct Commissioner

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment appealed from MALCOLM EDWARD RABSON v JUDICIAL CONDUCT COMMISSIONER [2016] NZHC 3162   20 December 2016                                             __
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Case Number

 SC 5/2017

Case Name

Gary Owen Burgess v Malley & Co 

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment MALLEY & CO v BURGESS [2016] NZHC 907 (5 May 2016)
Judgment appealed from

BURGESS v MALLEY & CO [2016] NZCA 585 (6 December 2016) 

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Case Number

 SC 6/2017

Case Name

 David Keith Silby v New Zealand Police

Summary

Criminal Appeal – Criminal Procedure Act 2011, s 237 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in declining leave to bring a second appeal against conviction and sentence in respect of offences under the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

Dates
HC judgment SILBY v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2016] NZHC 162   15 February 2016
Judgment appealed from

SILBY v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2016] NZCA 592  9 December 2016

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Case Number

SC 7/2017 

Case Name

Hyun Su Park v Joong Song Kwak and Hye Sook Kwak, Andrew J Steele and Jarred Scott, Tim J Rainey and Jonathan Wood

Summary

Civil Appeal – Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006, ss 93 and 95 – Whether the High Court and Court of Appeal erred in their approach to a second appeal under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act.
 

Dates

A The application is dismissed for want of jurisdiction.
B Costs of $2,500 are awarded to the third respondents.              
9 February 2017

HC judgment KWAK & ANOR v PARK [2016] NZHC 530    24 March 2016
Judgment appealed from

PARK v KWAK & ANOR [2016] NZCA 574   8 December 2016 not available online  _

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HYUN SU PARK v JOONG SONG KWAK AND HYE SOOK KWAK [2017] NZSC 2  9 February 2017

 

 

Case Number

 SC 8/2017

Case Name

Nicholas David Wright v Vijay Bhosale and Attorney-General 

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment WRIGHT v BHOSALE & ANOR [2016] NZHC 3367   21 December 2015
Judgment appealed from

WRIGHT v BHOSALE & ANOR [2016] NZCA 593  9 December 2016

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Case Number

SC 9/2017 

Case Name

 Chatfield & Co Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment CHATFIELD & CO LTD v COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE [2015] NZHC 2099    1 September 2015
Judgment appealed from

CHATFIELD & CO LTD v COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE [2016] NZCA 614   16 December 2016

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Case Number

SC 10/2017 

Case Name

Craig Duthie and Kirsten Taylor-Ruiterman, and DRK Chartered Accountants Limited v Denise Michelle Roose, and Denise Developments Limited, and DMR Development Limited

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment ROOSE v DUTHIE [2015] NZHC 2035   27 August 2015
Judgment appealed from

 ROOSE v DUTHIE [2016] NZCA 600     15 December 2016

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Case Number

 SC 11/2017

Case Name

 F and Pacific Farms Development Limited v The Queen

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment not available - suppression orders
Judgment appealed from

not available - suppression orders 

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Case Number

SC 12/2017 

Case Name

Kathryn Anne Harlen v Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment

 

 

Case Number

 SC 13/2017

Case Name

 Mark David Chisnall v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS v CHISNALL [2016] NZHC 796     26 April 2016
Judgment appealed from

CHISNALL v CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS [2016] NZCA 620    19 December 2016

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Case Number

 SC 14/2017

Case Name

Ronnie Joseph de Wys and Penelope Helen Louisa de Wys v The Commissioner of Police

Summary

 

Dates
HC judgment The Commissioner of Police v de Wys [2015] NZHC 540    24 March 2015
Judgment appealed from

COMMISSIONER OF POLICE v DE WYS [2016] NZCA 634    21 December 2016

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Case Number

 SC 15/2017

Case Name

 Mateo Melina Nixon v The Queen

Summary

 Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the applicant’s conviction appeal – Whether the applicant’s sentence was adequately reduced.

Dates
DC judgment THE QUEEN v NIXON [2015] NZDC 16756 not available
Judgment appealed from

 NIXON V R [2016] NZCA 589   9 December 2016

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Case Number

SC 16/2017 

Case Name

 Richard Lyall Genge v Superintendent of Christchurch Men's Prison

Summary

 

Dates
Judgment appealed from

GENGE v SUPERINTENDENT OF CHRISTCHURCH MENʼS PRISON [2017] NZHC 20 [19 January 2017]

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Case Number

 SC 17/2017

Case Name

 Rhys Richard (Ngahiwi) Warren v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections

Summary

 

Dates
Judgment appealed from

RHYS RICHARD (NGAHIWI) WARREN V CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS [2017] NZHC 12 [17 January 2017]

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Case Number

 SC 18/2017

Case Name

 B v ALA

Summary

 

Dates
Employment Court decision

ITE v ALA NZEmpC AUCKLAND [2016] NZEmpC 42 [15 April 2016]

Judgment appealed from

 B v ALA [2016] NZCA 385 [10 August 2016]

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