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Supreme Court Decisions 2015

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NameDate of JudgmentReferenceMedia release
M Hayes v Family Court and Judith Guerin 21December2015[2015] NZSC 201
Taniwha v R18December2015[2015] NZSC 200
R v Tawera Wesley Wichman18December2015[2015] NZSC 198
Alan Ivo Greer v Ray Smith and Jack Harrison 18December2015[2015] NZSC 196
John Kenneth Slavich v R18December2015[2015] NZSC 195
Richard John Creser v Janine Michelle Creser and Marion Ngaire Creser18December2015[2015] NZSC 194
Riley Campbell v R17December2015[2015] NZSC 197
Lindsay James Trevor Smallbone v George Paul London17December2015[2015] NZSC 192
A (SC 106/2015) v R17December2015[2015] NZSC 191
Matthew John Young v The District Court at Hamilton 16December2015[2015] NZSC 193
Raghu Srinivas Aryasomayajula v R16December2015[2015] NZSC 190
Trevor John Momo Wilson v The Queen 14December2015[2015] NZSC 189Media release
Escrow Holdings Forty-One Limited v District Court at Auckland10December2015[2015] NZSC 188
Jetstar Airways Limited v Richard Greenslade04December2015[2015] NZSC 187
Tatyana Kondratyeva v The Queen04December2015[2015] NZSC 186
N v M and others 03December2015[2015] NZSC 185
A (SC 43/2012) v R02December2015[2015] NZSC 184
Douglas Banks and Christine Sandra Banks v Grey District Council01December2015[2015] NZSC 183
Carter Holt Harvey Limited v Minister of Education30November2015[2015] NZSC 182
Robert Erwood v Janet Maxted and Janet Maxted and Alexander James Jeremy Glasgow as trustees of the Estate of Edward Erwood25November2015[2015] NZSC 181
Greenshell New Zealand Limited (In Receivership) v Kennedy Bay Mussel Company (NZ) Limited24November2015[2015] NZSC 180
Friedrich Joachim Fehling v Douglas John Appleby23November2015[2015] NZSC 178
Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited v Development Auckland Limited 20November2015[2015] NZSC 177
David Owen Crequer v Chief Executive of The Ministry of Social Development18November2015[2015] NZSC 176
Shane James OLD v The Queen18November2015[2015] NZSC 175
John Kenneth Slavich v R16November2015[2015] NZSC 174
Vincent Ross Siemer and Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown13November2015[2015] NZSC 173
Douglas Banks and Christine Sandra Banks v Grey District Council11November2015[2015] NZSC 172
Gary Owen Burgess v Susan Natalie Beaven11November2015[2015] NZSC 171
Michael Kinlim Yan v Commissioner of Inland Revenue09November2015[2015] NZSC 170
Bevin Hall Skelton v Daran Nair09November2015[2015] NZSC 169
Toni Maree Miller v R04November2015[2015] NZSC 165
Heartland Bank Limited v Vero Liability Insurance Limited 03November2015[2015] NZSC 168
Tony Gordon Best v R03November2015[2015] NZSC 167
Bruce Brendon Van Essen and anor v The Attorney-General and others 03November2015[2015] NZSC 166
Jeremy George Edward McLaughlin v R03November2015[2015] NZSC 164
Anthony Paul Mount and Kaye Pamela Mount v Eleanor Margaretta Hannay30October2015[2015] NZSC 162
Michael Shane Henry Lihou v The Queen 30October2015[2015] NZSC 161
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General (Sued on Behalf of The Department of Corrections)29October2015[2015] NZSC 160
Antony Frederick Gray v R28October2015[2015] NZSC 159
Douglas Banks and Christine Sandra Banks v Grey District Coucil28October2015[2015] NZSC 158
Vincent Ross Siemer and Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown28October2015[2015] NZSC 157
Dinesh Kumar Manoharan v R28October2015Dinesh Kumar Manoharan v R
Dawn Lorraine Greenfield v Chief Executive of Ministry of Social Development (Recall)27October2015[2015] NZSC 155
Carl James Peterson v Attorney-General23October2015[2015] NZSC 154
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Transparency International New Zealand22October2015[2015] NZSC 153
Jane Davina Sax v Luke Andrew Simpson 22October2015[2015] NZSC 152
John Kenneth Slavich v The Judges of the Supreme Court22October2015[2015] NZSC 151
Kyburn Investments Limited v Beca Corporate Holdings Limited21October2015[2015] NZSC 150
Brown (SC 94/2015) v R20October2015[2015] NZSC 148
Jonathan Dixon v R20October2015[2015] NZSC 147Media release
Richard John Creser v Janine Michelle Creser and The Official Assignee19October2015[2015] NZSC 146
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Transparency International New Zealand Incorporated16October2015[2015] NZSC 145
Janine Davina Sax v Luke Andrew Simpson15October2015[2015] NZSC 144
Justin Ames Johnston v R15October2015[2015] NZSC 143
Robert George Keen v R13October2015[2015] NZSC 142
Doug Andrews Heating and Ventilation Limited and Multi KC Limited v Wayne James Dil08October2015[2015] NZSC 141
Rawiri David Lawson v R06October2015 [2015] NZSC 140
Douglas Arthur Montrose Graham, Michael Howard Reeves, William Patrick Jeffries And Lawrence Roland Valpy Bryant v R 24September2015[2015] NZSC138
Dawn Lorraine Greenfield v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development24September2015[2015] NZSC 139Media release
Sione Fehoko Makanesi v R21September2015[2015] NZSC 137
Alan Greer v Ray Smith21September2015[2015] NZSC 136
Trustpower Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue11September2015[2015] NZSC 134
John Gilbert and QSM Trustee Ltd v Body Corporate 16279104September2015[2015] NZSC 133
Jiaxi Guo and Jiaming Guo v Minister of Immigration02September2015[2015] NZSC 132Media release
F (SC 70/2015) v R 01September2015[2015] NZSC 131
John Kenneth Slavich v The Judges of the Supreme Court01September2015[2015] NZSC 130
Rapata Leef and others (Hapu of Ngati Taka v Colin Bidois and others (Hapu of Pirirakau)24August2015 [2015] NZSC 128
Todd Aaron Marteley v The Legal Services Commissioner21August2015[2015] NZSC 127Media release
Vincent Ross Siemer and another v Kevin Stanley Brown and others13August2015[2015] NZSC 126
John Kenneth Slavich v The Judges of the Supreme Court11August2015[2015] NZSC 125
R v Shivneel Shahil Kumar06August2015[2015] NZSC 124Media release
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court04August2015[2015] NZSC 123
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court04August2015[2015] NZSC 122
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Transparency International New Zealand Incorporated04August2015[2015] NZSC 121
Kenneth Holmes and Others v Kiriwai Consultants Limited04August2015[2015] NZSC 120
D (SC 60/2015) v R31July2015[2015] NZSC 119
Rapata Te Haa Rangitukunoa v John Pieter Koning31July2015[2015] NZSC 118
Richard John Creser v Janine Michelle Creser29July2015[2015] NZSC 116
Gough v Gough Holdings Limited and others29July2015[2015] NZSC 115
Tony Douglas Robertson v The Queen28July2015[2015] NZSC 114
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court24July2015[2015] NZSC 113
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court24July2015[2015] NZSC 112
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Transparency International New Zealand Incorporated24July2015[2015] NZSC 111
Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited v Avonside Holdings Limited22July2015[2015] NZSC 110Media release
Graham, Reeves, Jeffries and Bryant v R22July2015[2015] NZSC 109
Richard John Creser v Janine Michelle Creser and The Official Assignee21July2015[2015] NZSC 108
Mohammed Munif Sahib v R20July2015[2015] NZSC 105
Ioane Teitiotoa v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment20July2015 [2015] NZSC 107
Ronald Peter Rosenberg v R20July2015 [2015] NZSC 106
Richard John Creser v Janine Michelle Creser and The Official Assignee16July2015[2015] NZSC 104
Vincent Ross Siemer and Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown & Ors14July2015[2015] NZSC 102
Francisc Catalin Deliu v The New Zealand Law Society14July2015[2015] NZSC 100
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice13July2015[2015] NZSC 99
Bruce Brendon Van Essen v The Attorney-General13July2015[2015] NZSC 101
Max John Beckham v R07July2015[2015] NZSC 98Media release
Sportzone Motorcycles Limited (In Liquidation) v Commerce Commission02July2015[2015] NZSC 97
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Judicial Conduct Commissioner01July2015 [2015] NZSC 96
John Frederick Ericson v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections29June2015[2015] NZSC 95
Colin James Dallas v Wellington City Council26June2015[2015] NZSC 94
Siemer v O'Brien26June2015[2015] NZSC 93
Siemer v O'Brien26June2015[2015] NZSC 92
SK v The Immigration and Protection Tribunal24June2015[2015] NZSC 91
P v The Queen24June2015[2015] NZSC 90
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O'Brien 23June2015[2015] NZSC 89
Jolene Keane v The Queen22June2015[2015] NZSC 87
Vincent Ross Siemer & Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown & Ors22June2015[2015] NZSC 86
Richard Lyall Genge v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections22June2015 [2015] NZSC 88
Derek Nicholas Blackwell and Anor v Leith Roger Chick and Rosemary Chick19June2015[2015] NZSC 85
Melanie Ann Clayton v Mark Arnold Clayton & Ors18June2015[2015] NZSC 84
Tagiao Ah-Chong v R17June2015[2015] NZSC 83Media release
Neil Stuart Johnston v Christopher Frederick Schurr12June2015[2015] NZSC 82Media release
Suisse International Limited v Beverley Jean Monk 10June2015[2015] NZSC 81
Clive Bradbury and Gregory Peebles and others v CIR and others 08June2015[2015] NZSC 80
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O'Brien 05June2015[2015] NZSC 79
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O'Brien 05June2015[2015] NZSC 78
Kensington Developments Limited v CIR 04June2015[2015] NZSC 77
Jianyong Guo, Jiaxi Guo and Jiaming Guo v Minister of Immigration03June2015[2015] NZSC 76
Francisc Catalin Deliu v New Zealand Law Society 02June2015[2015] NZSC 75
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice29May2015[2015] NZSC 74
Cullen v R29May2015[2015] NZSC 73Media release
Mita Ririnui v Landcorp & A-G 27May2015[2015] NZSC 72
Trevor John Momo Wilson v The Queen 26May2015[2015] NZSC 71
Peter Bonfert v R25May2015[2015] NZSC 69
Pirihira Fenwick, Wiremu Kingi and Hiwinui Heke v Jillian Naera, Kereama Pene, Anaha Morehu, Warwick Morehu and Eric Hodge and Tai Eru20May2015[2015] NZSC 68Media release
Ngāti Wāhiao v Ngāti Hurungaterangi, Ngāti Taeotu Me Ngāti Te Kahu O Ngāti Whakaue15May2015[2015] NZSC 67
B v The Queen15May2015[2015] NZSC 66
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O’Brien and Attorney-General15May2015[2015] NZSC 64
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O’Brien and Attorney-General15May2015[2015] NZSC 63
Siemer & Siemer v Brown & Ors15May2015[2015] NZSC 62
Mita Michael Ririnui v Landcorp Farming Limited and Attorney-General14May2015[2015] NZSC 65
K v Immigration and Protection Tribunal and another14May2015[2015] NZSC 61
Western Park Village Limited & Ors v Sinan Abed Baho14May2015[2015] NZSC 60
New Zealand Fire Service Commission v Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Incorporated & Vero New Zealand Limited13May2015[2015] NZSC 59Media release
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court12May2015[2015] NZSC 58
Dawn Lorraine Greenfield v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development11May2015[2015] NZSC 57
Malcolm John Rabson and Richard John Creser v Transparency International08May2015[2015] NZSC 56
Malcolm John Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice08May2015[2015] NZSC 55
Proprietors of Wakatū and Ors v Attorney-General08May2015[2015] NZSC 54
H v The Queen07May2015[2015] NZSC 70
L (SC 28/2014) v R07May2015[2015] NZSC 53
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court05May2015[2015] NZSC 52
Janine Davina Sax v Luke Andrew Simpson05May2015[2015] NZSC 51
Vincent Ross Siemer and Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown05May2015[2015] NZSC 50
Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd v Avonside Holdings Ltd04May2015[2015] NZSC 49
Maree Howard v Accident Compensation Corporation28April2015[2015] NZSC 48
Rikki Leigh Scott Ngatai-Check v R24April2015[2015] NZSC 44
Kyung Yup Kim v The Prison Manager, Mount Eden Corrections Facility23April2015[2015] NZSC 47
Razdan Rafiq v The Commissioner of New Zealand Police23April2015[2015] NZSC 46
New Zealand Cards Limited v Colin Ramsay22April2015[2015] NZSC 45
Rebel Waitohi v R22April2015[2015] NZSC 43
Vincent Ross Siemer and Jane Dinsdale Siemer v Kevin Stanley Brown20April2015[2015] NZSC 41
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court17April2015[2015] NZSC 39
Taylor Jade Schmidt v Noel Robert Hair17April2015 [2015] NZSC 40
Milner v R16April2015[2015] NZSC 38
Abraham Eparaima Kohai v R16April2015[2015] NZSC 36Media release
DH (SC 9/2014) v R16April2015[2015] NZSC 35Media release
Allen Louis Harriman v The Attorney-General14April2015[2015] NZSC 37
Vikram Kumar and Nirupama Kumar v Station Properties Limited (in liquidation and in receivership)01April2015[2015] NZSC 34
Vikram Kumar and Nirupama Kumar v Station Properties Limited (in receivership and in liquidation)01April2015[2015] NZSC 33
Michael Christopher Cruickshank v R31March2015[2015] NZSC 32
LFDB v SM31March2015[2015] NZSC 31
Issac John Chadderton v New Zealand Police31March2015 [2015] NZSC 30
Whitehead v The Queen30March2015[2015] NZSC 29
Samuela Faletalavai Helu v Immigration and Protection Tribunal26March2015[2015] NZSC 28Media release
Quake Outcasts and Fowler v Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery13March2015[2015] NZSC 27Media release
Christine Hamilton Thompson v Michael Leith Thompson13March2015[2015] NZSC 26Media release
Maree Howard v Accident Compensation Corporation11March2015[2015] NZSC 25
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice11March2015[2015] NZSC 21
Jeremy James McGuire v The Ministry of Justice10March2015[2015] NZSC 24
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O’Brien10March2015[2015] NZSC 23
Walter Fitikefu v R10March2015[2015] NZSC 22
Dennis Joseph Gardiner and Hutia Monica Gardiner v Westpac New Zealand Limited09March2015[2015] NZSC 20
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice 09March2015[2015] NZHC 19
Margot Crequer v Chief Executive of The Ministry of Social Development06March2015 [2015] NZSC 18
Philippa Currie, Raymond Donnelly & Co, The Crown Solicitor at Christchurch and The Attorney-General of New Zealand v Vincent James Clayton and Linda Joyce Westbury05March2015[2015] NZSC 17
Zoggs International Ltd v Sexwax Incorporated02March2015[2015] NZSC 16
N v M and others 27February2015[2015] NZSC 15
Vincent Ross Siemer v Clare O'Brien 25February2015[2015] NZSC 13
Ian Russell Geary v Accident Compensation Corporation23February2015[2015] NZSC 12
Razdan Rafiq v Chief Executive of the Department of Internal Affairs20February2015[2015] NZSC 11
Razdan Rafiq v Chief Executive of the Department of Internal Affairs20February2015[2015] NZSC 10
T v The Queen19February2015[2015] NZSC 9
Tauranga Law v John Appleton and Natalie Marie Ryan as Trustees of the Appleton Family Trust19February2015[2015] NZSC 3Media release
Evgeny Orlov v New Zealand Law Society18February2015[2015] NZSC 8
Allied Concrete Limited v Jeffrey Philip Meltzer and Lloyd James Hayward as liquidators of Window Holdings Limited (in liquidation), Fences and Kerbs Limited V Peter Esmond Farrell and Simon Paul Rogan as liquidators of Contract Engineering Limited ( in 18February2015[2015] NZSC 7Media release
Robert Clifford Hoani Cribb v Evia Rural Finance Limited 18February2015[2015] NZSC 5
Elvis Heremia Teddy v New Zealand Police17February2015[2015] NZSC 6
Razdan Rafiq v Commissioner of New Zealand Police16February2015 [2015] NZSC 4
Mehdi Jaffari and Tracey Jaffari v Livia Grabowski11February2015 [2015] NZSC 2
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court10February2015[2015] NZSC 1