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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.

It is the responsibility of users of the information contained in these decisions to ensure compliance with conditions or other legal obligations governing access, release, storage and re-publication. See also the guide on statutory provisions that prohibit publication of certain information in certain circumstances. If in doubt you should consult the court that issued the decision(s).  Judicial Decisions are presented in PDF format to preserve the integrity of the documents.


NameDate of JudgmentReferenceMedia release
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust v Attorney General and others 17 September 2018 [2018] NZSC 84Media release
Baker v Hodder 22 August 2018 [2018] NZSC 78Media release
Green Growth No. 2 Limited v Queen Elizabeth The Second National Trust 17 August 2018 [2018] NZSC 75Media release
Eric Meserve Houghton v Timothy Ernest Corbett Saunders & Ors 15 August 2018 [2018] NZSC 74Media release
New Health New Zealand Incorporated v South Taranaki District Council 07 August 2018 [2018] NZSC 70