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Supreme Court Decisions 2014

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Name Date of Judgment Reference Media release
Kim Dotcom v Her Majesty’s Attorney-General 23 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 199 Media release
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 23 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 198
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court 23 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 191
LFDB v SM 22 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 197
Terranova Homes and Care Limited v Service and Foodworkers Union Nga Ringa Tota Incorporated and Kristine Bartlett 22 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 196
Daniel Thomas Spencer Riddiford and Yvonne Ada Riddiford v The Attorney-General 22 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 195
R v R 22 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 194
University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc 22 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 193 Media release
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of The Supreme Court 19 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 192
Patrick Dean Norris v Bruce Donald Gemmell and Rhys James Cain 19 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 190
Zurich Australian Insurance Limited t/a Zurich New Zealand v Cognition Education Limited 19 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 188 Media release
N v M 19 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 189
Jacobus van der Lubbe v The Queen 17 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 187
Certain Underwriters at Lloyds of London v Crystal Imports Limited 16 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 186
Tower Insurance Ltd v Skyward Aviation 2008 Ltd 15 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 185 Media release
West City Construction Limited v Henry Levin and David Vance as liquidators 15 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 183 Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Commissioner of New Zealand Police 10 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 181
Issac John Chadderton v R 08 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 180
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice 08 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 179
Chuan Wu v Body Corporate 366611 05 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 178
Victoria Elizabeth Bethell and Maria Gael Bethell v Christine Anne Bethell 03 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 177
Morgenstern v Jeffreys 02 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 176
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court 02 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 175
Clive Richard Bradbury and Gregory Alan Peebles v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 02 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 174
Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited v Fanshawe 136 Limited 01 December 2014 [2014] NZSC 173
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 26 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 172
Alex Kwong Wong v The Queen 25 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 171
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 24 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 170
Hakaoro Hakaoro v The Queen 20 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 169
LFDB v SM 20 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 168
Toese Tu'uaga v R 20 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 164
Environmental Defence Society Inc v The New Zealand King Salmon Company 19 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 167
Ashley Dwayne Guy v R 19 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 165 Media release
William Elliot Hamilton v Jane Maree Murrell 12 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 162
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General 11 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 161
Jennings Roadfreight Limited (in liq) v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 07 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 160 Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Google New Zealand Limited 06 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 159
LSG Sky Chefs New Zealand Ltd v Pacific Flight Catering Ltd 05 November 2014 [2014] NZSC 158 Media release
A (SC 93/2014) v The Queen 31 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 157
Mark Stephen Hotchin v NZ Guardian Trust and another 30 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 156
CT v The Queen 30 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 155 Media release
Jamie Ngahuia Ahsin v The Queen, Raeleen Matewai Noyle Rameka v The Queen 30 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 153 Media release
Mariam Tohuia Filihia v The Queen 29 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 154
Vincent Ross Siemer v Judicial Conduct Commissioner 24 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 152
Jonathan Dixon v R 23 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 151
Kung We Chan v Dilworth Trust Board 21 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 149
Firm PI 1 Ltd v Zurich Australian Insurance and Body Corporate 398983 15 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 147 Media release
Vikram Kumar & Ors v Station Properties Ltd (in rec & liq) 15 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 146 Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Chief Executive MBIE and The Privacy Commissioner 10 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 145
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice 10 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 143
Gary Owen Burgess v TSB Bank Limited 10 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 141
Tatsuhiko Koyama v New Zealand Law Society and Attorney-General 10 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 144
Jet Trustees Limited v Robert Mark Patrick Dunphy 09 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 140
Larry Gordon Cant v R 09 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 139
Vincent Ross Siemer v Judicial Conduct Commissioner 09 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 138
Chuan Wu v Body Corporate 366611 and Theta Management Limited 09 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 137 Media release
Kathryn Frances Boswell v Owen Ross Miller 07 October 2014 [2014] NZSC 136
Radhi v the New Zealand Police 29 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 135
John Anthony Osborne and Helen Osborne v Auckland Council and The Weathertight Homes Tribunal 29 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 134
Evengy Orlov v The National Standards Committee 1 26 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 133
Razdan Rafiq v Commissioner of New Zealand Police 26 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 132
LFDB v SM 25 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 131
Yoon Lee v District Court at Auckland, Zhi Hong Gao and Lin Ge and others 24 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 130
Ridgecrest NZ Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited 19 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 129 Media release
Robert Alfred Stevenson v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections 18 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 128
Colin Geoffrey Hayball v The Queen 18 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 127
Razdan Rafiq v Google New Zealand Limited 17 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 126
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of The Supreme Court 15 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 125
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 12 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 124
Paki Hoani Taiatini v R 05 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 122 Media release
Savvy Vineyards 3552 Limited and another v Kakara Estate Limited and another 05 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 121 Media release
Robert Alfred Stevenson v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections 04 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 120
Margot Crequer v Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development 02 September 2014 [2014] NZSC 119
John Hanita Paki and others v The Attorney-General 29 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 118 Media release
AD v R 22 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 116
AD v The Queen 21 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 114
Paul Andrew Gottermeyer v R 19 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 115
New Zealand Fire Service Commission v Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Incorporated and Vero Insurance Limited 18 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 113
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman 15 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 112
Malcolm James Beattie v Premier Events Group Limited 13 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 111
L M v The Queen 13 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 110 Media release
Pravin Fia Havi Prasad Kumar v The Queen 12 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 109
Worldwide NZ LLC v NZ Venue and Event Management Limited 11 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 108 Media release
L v The Queen 08 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 107
West City Construction Limited v Henry David Levin and David Stuart Vance as liquidators of St George Developments Limited (in Liquidation) 07 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 106
Re Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated 06 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 105 Media release
Razdan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 06 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 104
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman 06 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 103
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice 05 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 100
Philip John Woolley v The Queen 05 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 99
Douglas and Christine Sandra Banks v Grey District Council 05 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 102
Christine Hamilton Thompson v Michael Leith Thompson 05 August 2014 [2014] NZSC 101
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General and others 30 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 98
Bruce James King v ASB Bank Limited 28 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 97
Ross Donald Macrae and Lynette Gweneth Joy Macrae v Anthony Patrick Walshe and others 22 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 96
G v The Queen 22 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 95
Todd Aaron Marteley v The Legal Services Commissioner 22 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 94
Tower Insurance Limited v Skyward Aviation 2008 Limited 22 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 93
Paul Anthony Blair v R 21 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 92
Abraham Eparaima Kohai v The Queen 16 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 91
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman 14 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 90
Forivermor Limited v ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited 10 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 89
Israel Zuydendorp v R 07 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 88
John David Wright v The Queen 07 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 87
Terry Jones v The Queen, Mark Lee v The Queen 04 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 85 Media release
Vincent Siemer v New Zealand Court of Appeal 04 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 84
Alan Canavan v Damien Grant and Steven Khov as Liquidators of Quantum Grow Limited (in liquidation) 04 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 82
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another 03 July 2014 [2014] NZSC
Ioritana Tuau v The Queen 02 July 2014 [2014] NZSC 83
Rajendra Prasad v Indiana Publications (NZ) Limited 25 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 81
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another 25 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 80
Ronald van Wakeren v The Chief Executive Department of Corrections 24 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 79
Rajendra Prasad v Indiana Publications (NZ) Limited 20 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 78
Bruce Franklin Charnley v R 20 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 77
Alavine Feliuai Liu v Chief Executive of The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 20 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 76
Ewan Robert Carr and Brookside Farm Trust Limited v Gallaway Cook Allan 20 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 75 Media release
Vinelight Nominees Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 17 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 74
Sajo Oyang Corporation and anor v The Ministry of Primary Industries and others 17 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 73
Razdan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 16 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 72
Peter Charles York v Westland District Council 16 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 71
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another 13 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 70
Vincent Siemer v New Zealand Court of Appeal 11 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 69
John Anthony Osborne and Helen Osborne v Auckland Council 10 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 67 Media release
Sovereign Assurance Company Limited and others v Commissioner of Inland 10 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 68
Graham Edward McCready v ABC 09 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 66
Ronald van Wakeren v The Chief Executive Department of Corrections 06 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 65
LM v R 05 June 2014 [2014] NZSC 64
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General 29 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 63 Media release
Johan Aarts v Barnardos New Zealand 28 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 62
Vincent Ross Siemer v Deputy Registrar of the Court of Appeal 26 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 61
Vincent Ross Siemer v Official Assignee 26 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 60
Jeffery Ugochukwu Orji v R 21 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 59
Jillian Naera and others v Pirihira Fenwick and others 19 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 58
Peter Gerard Stockman v NZ Association of Counsellors Incorporated - recall application 14 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 57
V (SC 99/2013) v R 13 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 56
Douglas Arthur Montrose Graham, Michael Howard Reeves, William Patrick Jeffries ,Lawrence Roland Valpy Bryant v The Queen 07 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 55 Media release
Glover No 2 Limited v The Glover Trust Limited and others 07 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 54
Stockman v New Zealand Association of Counsellors Incorporated 06 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 53
Dotcom And Others v Attorney-General 05 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 52
Quake Outcasts v The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery 05 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 51
DH (SC9/2014) v R 02 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 50
John Morgan McKenzie v Legal Services Commissioner 02 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 49
Kerryn Mitchell v R 02 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 48
David John Young as Director of Splendide Structures Limited (in liquidation) v Mark Gregory Barltrop 02 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 47
John Kenneth Slavich v Attorney-General 01 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 46
Karl Teangiotau Nuku v The Queen 01 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 45
Vincent Ross Siemer v Deputy Registrar of the Court Of Appeal 01 May 2014 [2014] NZSC 43
Vincent Ross Siemer v Official Assignee; Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and Korda Mentha 30 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 42
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors 17 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 41
Sustain Our Sounds Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors 17 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 40 Media release
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors 17 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 38 Media release
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors 17 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 38 Media release
Stanley Willard Hamon v The Queen 16 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 39
Credit Suisse Private Equity LLC v Eric Meserve Houghton 09 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 37 Media release
Paul Anthony Thompson v R 04 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 36
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Richard Heron 04 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 35
Y (SC 40/2013) v R 03 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 34 Media release
GFM v JAM 02 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 32
Maree Howard v Accident Compensation Corporation 01 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 31
Tatsuhiko Koyama v New Zealand Law Society 01 April 2014 [2014] NZSC 30
Wan Yee Chow v R 28 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 29
Yandina Investments Ltd v ANZ National Bank Ltd 26 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 28
Quentin Duane Pukeroa V R 26 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 27
Paki Hoaini Taiatini v R 25 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 26
Ross Dallimore v R 25 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 25
Dotcom, Batato, Ortmann and Van der Kolk v The United States of America 21 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 24 Media release
John Morgan Mackenzie v Legal Services Commissioner 20 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 23
Slavich v Attorney-General 19 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 22
E M Houghton v AIG Insurance New Zealand Ltd 18 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 20
Gibbston Downs Wines Ltd v Property Ventures Ltd (in rec and liq) 17 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 21
Firm PI 1 Ltd v Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd t/a Zurich New Zealand Ltd 17 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 19
Roading and Asphalt Ltd v South Waikato District Council 10 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 18
Stephen Ross Tebbs v R 05 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 16
Mortgage Administration Services (Calibre) Ltd v Calibre Financial Services Ltd 04 March 2014 [2014] NZSC 14
University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Incorporated 26 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 13
John Francis Jackson v IAG New Zealand Ltd 25 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 12
CP Asset Management Limited v Damien Grant and Steven Khov as liquidators of NZ Property Holdings Ltd (In Liquidation) 25 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 11
K v R 20 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 10
LM v R 20 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 09
Vincent Ross Siemer v Attorney-General of New Zealand 19 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 8
Radzan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 19 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 7
Hao Zhang v The Minister of Immigration and the Immigration and Protection Tribunal 19 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 6
John Alfred Vogel v Attorney-General 19 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 5
Harmon Lynn Wilfred v Kaiwan Gan and Yuzhen Yu 18 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 4
Jennings Roadfreight Ltd (In Liquidation) v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 14 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 2
Rujing Jin v North Shore District Court 12 February 2014 [2014] NZSC 1