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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at 7 August 2018

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

AUGUST 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018

OCTOBER 2018

NOVEMBER 2018

 

Information is added as it becomes available.

August fixture list for printing (PDF, 387 KB)

September fixture list for printing (PDF, 330 KB) 

August 2018

 

Date of Hearing 14 and 15 August 2018                                                                                  
Judges        Elias   CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ        
Case and Appeal Type

SC 11/2018

Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust

v

Minister of Conservation
Fullers Group Limited
Motutapu Island Restoration Trust

 

Civil Appeal

Case summary

Civil Appeal – Conservation Act 1987 and Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in concluding that concessions to conduct guided tours over Rangitoto and Motutapu could be granted despite iwi objections.

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal of the applicant to that Court. 

Supreme Court leave application decision                                       

NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF  CONSERVATION [2018] NZSC 41 [8 May 2018]

Court of Appeal decision NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZCA 613 [19 December 2017]
High Court decision NGAI TAI KI TAMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZHC 300 [1 March 2017]

  

September 2018

 

Date of Hearing 4 & 5 September
Judges Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, Ellen France and Arnold JJ
Case summary

Civil Appeal – Defamation – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in setting aside the decision of the High Court to order a full retrial – (cross-appeal)
Whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the High Court’s order setting aside the jury’s verdict on damages.

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the appeal to that Court in part and dismissing the cross-appeal to that Court.

Supreme Court leave application decision CRAIG v WILLIAMS [2018] NZSC 62[4 July 2018]
Court of Appeal decision WILLIAMS v CRAIG [2018] NZCA 31 [5 March 2018]
High Court decision WILLIAMS v CRAIG [2017] NZHC 724 [5 MARCH 2018]

October 2018

Date of Hearing 16 October 2018
Judges William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ
Case summary

Criminal Appeal – Miscarriage of justice – Whether the Court of Appeal was right to dismiss the appeal on the mode of trial point.

Grounds on which leave was granted

 

Supreme Court leave application decision S (SC 36/2018) v R [2018] NZSC 64 [30 July 2018]
Court of Appeal decision S (CA377/2017) v R [2018] NZCA 101
High Court decision

November 2018

Date of Hearing 12 November 2018
Judges Elias CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ
Case and appeal type

Mark Robert Sandman

v

Colin Charles McKay
Roger David Cann
David John Clark

Case summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in granting summary judgment to the respondents on the cause of action against them.

Grounds on which leave was granted

 

Supreme Court leave application decision MR SANDMAN v CC MCKAY, RD CANN AND DJ CLARK [2018] NZSC 71 [7 August 2018]
Court of Appeal decision MCKAY & ORS v MARK ROBERT SANDMAN [2018] NZCA 103 [20 April 2018]
High Court decision

M R SANDMAN v R J GIBONEY AND C C MCKAY AND C C MCKAY, R D CANN AND D J CLARK [2017] NZHC 1832 [4 August 2017]

 

Date of Hearing 13 November 2018
Judges William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ
Case summary

A Leave to appeal is granted (Xu v IAG New Zealand Ltd [2018] NZCA 149).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the applicants’ appeal against the judgment of Nation J
2 August 2018

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the appeal to that Court in part and dismissing the cross-appeal to that Court.

Supreme Court leave application decision

RUIREN XU AND DIAMANTINA TRUST LIMITED V IAG NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2018] NZSC 68 [2 August 2018]

Court of Appeal decision

XU AND ANOR v IAG NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2018] NZCA 149 [11 May 2018]

High Court decision

XU & DIAMANTINA TRUST LTD v IAG NZ LIMITED [2017] NZHC 1964 [17 August 2017]