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Supreme Court Judgments of Public Interest


This page provides access to judgments of the Supreme Court in the last 90 days deemed to be of particular public interest.

All Supreme Court judgments can be found in the Supreme Court section of this website.

More general information about finding court judgments is available on the judgments section of this website.

Name Date of Judgment Reference Media release
Hamish McIntosh v John Howard Ross Fisk and David John Bridgman 26 May 2017 [2017] NZSC 78 Media release
ASG v Harlene Hayne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Otago 03 May 2017 [2017] NZSC 59 Media release
Solicitor-General's Reference (No 1 of 2016) from CRI-2015-485-52, High Court at Christchurch 03 May 2017 [2017] NZSC 58 Media release
Ivan Vladimir Joseph Erceg v Lynette Therese Erceg and Darryl Edward Gregory as Trustees of Acorn Foundation Trust and Lynette Therese Erceg and Darryl Edward Gregory as Trustees of Independent Group Trust 08 March 2017 [2017] NZSC 28 Media release
Proprietors of Wakatu, Rore Pat Stafford and Rore Pat Stafford, Paul Te Poa Karoro Morgan, Waari Ward-Holmes, James Dargaville Wheeler (suing as Trustees of Te Kahui Ngahuru Trust) v Attorney-General 28 February 2017 [2017] NZSC 17 Media release

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