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NameDate of JudgmentReferenceMedia release
Kim Dotcom v Her Majesty’s Attorney-General23December2014[2014] NZSC 199Media release
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council23December2014[2014] NZSC 198
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court23December2014[2014] NZSC 191
LFDB v SM22December2014[2014] NZSC 197
Terranova Homes and Care Limited v Service and Foodworkers Union Nga Ringa Tota Incorporated and Kristine Bartlett22December2014[2014] NZSC 196
Daniel Thomas Spencer Riddiford and Yvonne Ada Riddiford v The Attorney-General22December2014[2014] NZSC 195
R v R22December2014[2014] NZSC 194
University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc 22December2014[2014] NZSC 193Media release
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of The Supreme Court19December2014[2014] NZSC 192
Patrick Dean Norris v Bruce Donald Gemmell and Rhys James Cain19December2014[2014] NZSC 190
Zurich Australian Insurance Limited t/a Zurich New Zealand v Cognition Education Limited19December2014[2014] NZSC 188Media release
N v M 19December2014 [2014] NZSC 189
Jacobus van der Lubbe v The Queen17December2014[2014] NZSC 187
Certain Underwriters at Lloyds of London v Crystal Imports Limited16December2014 [2014] NZSC 186
Tower Insurance Ltd v Skyward Aviation 2008 Ltd15December2014[2014] NZSC 185Media release
West City Construction Limited v Henry Levin and David Vance as liquidators15December2014[2014] NZSC 183Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Commissioner of New Zealand Police 10December2014 [2014] NZSC 181
Issac John Chadderton v R08December2014[2014] NZSC 180
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice08December2014[2014] NZSC 179
Chuan Wu v Body Corporate 36661105December2014[2014] NZSC 178
Victoria Elizabeth Bethell and Maria Gael Bethell v Christine Anne Bethell03December2014[2014] NZSC 177
Morgenstern v Jeffreys02December2014[2014] NZSC 176
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Registrar of the Supreme Court02December2014[2014] NZSC 175
Clive Richard Bradbury and Gregory Alan Peebles v Commissioner of Inland Revenue02December2014[2014] NZSC 174
Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited v Fanshawe 136 Limited01December2014[2014] NZSC 173
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 26November2014[2014] NZSC 172
Alex Kwong Wong v The Queen25November2014[2014] NZSC 171
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council 24November2014[2014] NZSC 170
Hakaoro Hakaoro v The Queen20November2014[2014] NZSC 169
LFDB v SM20November2014[2014] NZSC 168
Toese Tu'uaga v R20November2014[2014] NZSC 164
Environmental Defence Society Inc v The New Zealand King Salmon Company 19November2014[2014] NZSC 167
Ashley Dwayne Guy v R19November2014[2014] NZSC 165Media release
William Elliot Hamilton v Jane Maree Murrell12November2014[2014] NZSC 162
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General11November2014[2014] NZSC 161
Jennings Roadfreight Limited (in liq) v Commissioner of Inland Revenue07November2014[2014] NZSC 160Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Google New Zealand Limited06November2014[2014] NZSC 159
LSG Sky Chefs New Zealand Ltd v Pacific Flight Catering Ltd05November2014[2014] NZSC 158Media release
A (SC 93/2014) v The Queen31October2014[2014] NZSC 157
Mark Stephen Hotchin v NZ Guardian Trust and another 30October2014[2014] NZSC 156
CT v The Queen30October2014[2014] NZSC 155Media release
Jamie Ngahuia Ahsin v The Queen, Raeleen Matewai Noyle Rameka v The Queen30October2014[2014] NZSC 153Media release
Mariam Tohuia Filihia v The Queen29October2014[2014] NZSC 154
Vincent Ross Siemer v Judicial Conduct Commissioner24October2014[2014] NZSC 152
Jonathan Dixon v R23October2014[2014] NZSC 151
Rhys Michael Cullen v R22October2014[2014] NZSC 148
Kung We Chan v Dilworth Trust Board21October2014[2014] NZSC 149
Firm PI 1 Ltd v Zurich Australian Insurance and Body Corporate 398983 15October2014[2014] NZSC 147Media release
Vikram Kumar & Ors v Station Properties Ltd (in rec & liq)15October2014[2014] NZSC 146 Media release
Razdan Rafiq v Chief Executive MBIE and The Privacy Commissioner10October2014[2014] NZSC 145
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice10October2014[2014] NZSC 143
Gary Owen Burgess v TSB Bank Limited10October2014[2014] NZSC 141
Tatsuhiko Koyama v New Zealand Law Society and Attorney-General10October2014 [2014] NZSC 144
Jet Trustees Limited v Robert Mark Patrick Dunphy09October2014[2014] NZSC 140
Larry Gordon Cant v R09October2014[2014] NZSC 139
Vincent Ross Siemer v Judicial Conduct Commissioner09October2014[2014] NZSC 138
Chuan Wu v Body Corporate 366611 and Theta Management Limited 09October2014[2014] NZSC 137Media release
Kathryn Frances Boswell v Owen Ross Millar07October2014[2014] NZSC 136
Radhi v the New Zealand Police29September2014[2014] NZSC 135
John Anthony Osborne and Helen Osborne v Auckland Council and The Weathertight Homes Tribunal29September2014[2014] NZSC 134
Evengy Orlov v The National Standards Committee 126September2014[2014] NZSC 133
Razdan Rafiq v Commissioner of New Zealand Police26September2014[2014] NZSC 132
LFDB v SM25September2014[2014] NZSC 131
Yoon Lee v District Court at Auckland, Zhi Hong Gao and Lin Ge and others24September2014[2014] NZSC 130
Ridgecrest NZ Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited19September2014 [2014] NZSC 129Media release
Robert Alfred Stevenson v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections18September2014[2014] NZSC 128
Colin Geoffrey Hayball v The Queen18September2014[2014] NZSC 127
Razdan Rafiq v Google New Zealand Limited17September2014[2014] NZSC 126
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of The Supreme Court15September2014[2014] NZSC 125
The Wanaka Gym Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council12September2014[2014] NZSC 124
Paki Hoani Taiatini v R05September2014[2014] NZSC 122Media release
Savvy Vineyards 3552 Limited and another v Kakara Estate Limited and another05September2014[2014] NZSC 121 Media release
Robert Alfred Stevenson v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections04September2014[2014] NZSC 120
Margot Crequer v Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development02September2014 [2014] NZSC 119
John Hanita Paki and others v The Attorney-General29August2014[2014] NZSC 118Media release
AD v R22August2014[2014] NZSC 116
AD v The Queen21August2014[2014] NZSC 114
Paul Andrew Gottermeyer v R19August2014[2014] NZSC 115
New Zealand Fire Service Commission v Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Incorporated and Vero Insurance Limited18August2014[2014] NZSC 113
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman15August2014[2014] NZSC 112
Malcolm James Beattie v Premier Events Group Limited13August2014[2014] NZSC 111
L M v The Queen13August2014[2014] NZSC 110Media release
Pravin Fia Havi Prasad Kumar v The Queen12August2014[2014] NZSC 109
Worldwide NZ LLC v NZ Venue and Event Management Limited11August2014[2014] NZSC 108Media release
L v The Queen08August2014[2014] NZSC 107
West City Construction Limited v Henry David Levin and David Stuart Vance as liquidators of St George Developments Limited (in Liquidation)07August2014[2014] NZSC 106
Re Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated06August2014[2014] NZSC 105Media release
Razdan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment06August2014[2014] NZSC 104
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman06August2014[2014] NZSC 103
Vincent Ross Siemer v Registrar of the Supreme Court and Ministry of Justice05August2014[2014] NZSC 100
Philip John Woolley v The Queen05August2014[2014] NZSC 99
Douglas and Christine Sandra Banks v Grey District Council05August2014[2014] NZSC 102
Christine Hamilton Thompson v Michael Leith Thompson05August2014[2014] NZSC 101
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General and others30July2014[2014] NZSC 98
Bruce James King v ASB Bank Limited 28July2014[2014] NZSC 97
Ross Donald Macrae and Lynette Gweneth Joy Macrae v Anthony Patrick Walshe and others22July2014[2014] NZSC 96
G v The Queen 22July2014[2014] NZSC 95
Todd Aaron Marteley v The Legal Services Commissioner22July2014[2014] NZSC 94
Tower Insurance Limited v Skyward Aviation 2008 Limited22July2014[2014] NZSC 93
Paul Anthony Blair v R21July2014[2014] NZSC 92
Abraham Eparaima Kohai v The Queen 16July2014[2014] NZSC 91
Malcolm Edward Rabson v Wayne Seymour Chapman14July2014[2014] NZSC 90
Forivermor Limited v ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited 10July2014[2014] NZSC 89
Israel Zuydendorp v R07July2014[2014] NZSC 88
John David Wright v The Queen07July2014[2014] NZSC 87
Terry Jones v The Queen, Mark Lee v The Queen04July2014[2014] NZSC 85Media release
Vincent Siemer v New Zealand Court of Appeal04July2014[2014] NZSC 84
Alan Canavan v Damien Grant and Steven Khov as Liquidators of Quantum Grow Limited (in liquidation)04July2014[2014] NZSC 82
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another03July2014[2014] NZSC
Ioritana Tuau v The Queen02July2014[2014] NZSC 83
Rajendra Prasad v Indiana Publications (NZ) Limited25June2014[2014] NZSC 81
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another25June2014[2014] NZSC 80
Ronald van Wakeren v The Chief Executive Department of Corrections24June2014[2014] NZSC 79
Rajendra Prasad v Indiana Publications (NZ) Limited20June2014[2014] NZSC 78
Bruce Franklin Charnley v R20June2014[2014] NZSC 77
Alavine Feliuai Liu v Chief Executive of The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment20June2014[2014] NZSC 76
Ewan Robert Carr and Brookside Farm Trust Limited v Gallaway Cook Allan20June2014[2014] NZSC 75Media release
Vinelight Nominees Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue17June2014[2014] NZSC 74
Sajo Oyang Corporation and anor v The Ministry of Primary Industries and others17June2014[2014] NZSC 73
Razdan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment16June2014[2014] NZSC 72
Peter Charles York v Westland District Council16June2014[2014] NZSC 71
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and another13June2014[2014] NZSC 70
Vincent Siemer v New Zealand Court of Appeal11June2014[2014] NZSC 69
John Anthony Osborne and Helen Osborne v Auckland Council10June2014[2014] NZSC 67Media release
Sovereign Assurance Company Limited and others v Commissioner of Inland 10June2014[2014] NZSC 68
Graham Edward McCready v ABC09June2014[2014] NZSC 66
Ronald van Wakeren v The Chief Executive Department of Corrections06June2014[2014] NZSC 65
LM v R05June2014[2014] NZSC 64
Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Attorney-General29May2014[2014] NZSC 63Media release
Johan Aarts v Barnardos New Zealand28May2014[2014] NZSC 62
Vincent Ross Siemer v Deputy Registrar of the Court of Appeal26May2014[2014] NZSC 61
Vincent Ross Siemer v Official Assignee26May2014[2014] NZSC 60
Jeffery Ugochukwu Orji v R21May2014[2014] NZSC 59
Jillian Naera and others v Pirihira Fenwick and others 19May2014[2014] NZSC 58
Peter Gerard Stockman v NZ Association of Counsellors Incorporated - recall application14May2014[2014] NZSC 57
V (SC 99/2013) v R13May2014[2014] NZSC 56
Douglas Arthur Montrose Graham, Michael Howard Reeves, William Patrick Jeffries ,Lawrence Roland Valpy Bryant v The Queen07May2014[2014] NZSC 55Media release
Glover No 2 Limited v The Glover Trust Limited and others07May2014[2014] NZSC 54
Stockman v New Zealand Association of Counsellors Incorporated06May2014[2014] NZSC 53
Dotcom And Others v Attorney-General05May2014[2014] NZSC 52
Quake Outcasts v The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery05May2014[2014] NZSC 51
DH (SC9/2014) v R02May2014[2014] NZSC 50
John Morgan McKenzie v Legal Services Commissioner02May2014[2014] NZSC 49
Kerryn Mitchell v R02May2014[2014] NZSC 48
David John Young as Director of Splendide Structures Limited (in liquidation) v Mark Gregory Barltrop02May2014[2014] NZSC 47
John Kenneth Slavich v Attorney-General01May2014[2014] NZSC 46
Karl Teangiotau Nuku v The Queen01May2014[2014] NZSC 45
Vincent Ross Siemer v Deputy Registrar of the Court Of Appeal01May2014[2014] NZSC 43
Vincent Ross Siemer v Official Assignee; Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Peter Stiassny and Korda Mentha30April2014[2014] NZSC 42
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors17April2014[2014] NZSC 41
Sustain Our Sounds Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors17April2014[2014] NZSC 40Media release
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors17April2014[2014] NZSC 38 Media release
Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited & Ors17April2014[2014] NZSC 38Media release
Stanley Willard Hamon v The Queen 16April2014[2014] NZSC 39
Credit Suisse Private Equity LLC v Eric Meserve Houghton09April2014[2014] NZSC 37Media release
Paul Anthony Thompson v R04April2014[2014] NZSC 36
Vincent Ross Siemer v Michael Richard Heron04April2014[2014] NZSC 35
Y (SC 40/2013) v R03April2014[2014] NZSC 34Media release
GFM v JAM02April2014[2014] NZSC 32
Maree Howard v Accident Compensation Corporation01April2014[2014] NZSC 31
Tatsuhiko Koyama v New Zealand Law Society01April2014[2014] NZSC 30
Wan Yee Chow v R28March2014[2014] NZSC 29
Yandina Investments Ltd v ANZ National Bank Ltd26March2014[2014] NZSC 28
Quentin Duane Pukeroa V R26March2014[2014] NZSC 27
Paki Hoaini Taiatini v R25March2014[2014] NZSC 26
Ross Dallimore v R25March2014[2014] NZSC 25
Dotcom, Batato, Ortmann and Van der Kolk v The United States of America21March2014[2014] NZSC 24Media release
John Morgan Mackenzie v Legal Services Commissioner20March2014[2014] NZSC 23
Slavich v Attorney-General19March2014[2014] NZSC 22
E M Houghton v AIG Insurance New Zealand Ltd18March2014[2014] NZSC 20
Gibbston Downs Wines Ltd v Property Ventures Ltd (in rec and liq)17March2014[2014] NZSC 21
Firm PI 1 Ltd v Zurich Australian Insurance Ltd t/a Zurich New Zealand Ltd17March2014[2014] NZSC 19
Roading and Asphalt Ltd v South Waikato District Council10March2014[2014] NZSC 18
Stephen Ross Tebbs v R05March2014[2014] NZSC 16
Mortgage Administration Services (Calibre) Ltd v Calibre Financial Services Ltd04March2014[2014] NZSC 14
University of Canterbury v The Insurance Council of New Zealand Incorporated 26February2014[2014] NZSC 13
John Francis Jackson v IAG New Zealand Ltd25February2014[2014] NZSC 12
CP Asset Management Limited v Damien Grant and Steven Khov as liquidators of NZ Property Holdings Ltd (In Liquidation)25February2014[2014] NZSC 11
K v R20February2014[2014] NZSC 10
LM v R20February2014[2014] NZSC 09
Vincent Ross Siemer v Attorney-General of New Zealand19February2014[2014] NZSC 8
Radzan Rafiq v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 19February2014[2014] NZSC 7
Hao Zhang v The Minister of Immigration and the Immigration and Protection Tribunal19February2014[2014] NZSC 6
John Alfred Vogel v Attorney-General19February2014[2014] NZSC 5
Harmon Lynn Wilfred v Kaiwan Gan and Yuzhen Yu18February2014[2014] NZSC 4
Jennings Roadfreight Ltd (In Liquidation) v Commissioner of Inland Revenue14February2014[2014] NZSC 2
Rujing Jin v North Shore District Court12February2014[2014] NZSC 1