Borrowdale v Director-General of Health - [2020] NZHC 2090

Date of Judgment

19 August 2020

Media release

Borrowdale v D G of Health Media Release 19.8.20 (PDF 257 KB)

Decision

Borrowdale v Director-General of Health (PDF 524 KB)

Summary

High Court declares the requirement that New Zealanders stay at home for the 9 day period between 26 March and 3 April was justified, but unlawful. All other challenges to legality of early COVID-19 response fail.