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Listed below are the substantive Supreme Court cases for 2019 along with appeals still to be determined or cases awaiting hearing. 

Information giving an overview of the case is included along with media releases and links to judgments being appealed when available.

All 2019 - 2014 Supreme Court cases dismissed or deemed to be dismissed where a notice of abandonment was received can be found here

Transcripts for cases heard before the Supreme Court are included provided they are not suppressed.  Transcripts from pre-trial hearings are not published until the final disposition of trial.  These are unedited transcripts and they are not a formal record of the Court’s proceedings. The Ministry of Justice does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

Updated 16 August 2019    

Case information summary 2019 (as at 9 August 2019) - cases granted leave to appeal (PDF, 19.2 KB)
Case information summary 2019 (as at 9 August 2019) - cases where leave to appeal decision not yet made (PDF, 22.2 KB)

Hearing date 14 May 2019: SC 1/2019:

Case number

SC 1/2019

Case Name

R (SC 1/2019) V The Queen

Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction. 

Transcript

Hearing date 14 May 2019

Result A The application for leave to appeal is granted (R (CA158/2018) v R [2018] NZCA 529.
B The approved ground of appeal is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal.
21 February 2019
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal R (CA158/2018) v R [2018] NZCA 529 [27 November 2018]
Leave judgment - leave granted R (SC 1/2019) v R [2019] NZSC 10 [21 February 2019]
Substantive judgment / Media release R (SC 1/2019) v R [2019] NZSC 87 [16 August 2019]

 

Hearing date SC 10/2019 27 March 2019

Case number

SC 10/2019

Case Name

The Queen v K

Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.   

Date of Hearing, judges

27 March 2019

Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Reagan and Ellen France JJ

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
10 May 2019

High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Not publicly available 

 

Case number

SC 14/2019

Case Name M(SC 14/2019) The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.          

Result

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
28 February 2019

High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Not publicly available 

 

Case number

SC 16/2019

Case Name Matthew John Young v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

Hearing date 20 June 2019 SC 17/2019 and SC 18/2019:

Case number

SC 17/2019

Case Name Brooke Christie Rolleston v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether a member of the jury appeared biased – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction. 

Result A Leave to appeal is granted to the applicants (Rolleston v R [2018] NZCA 611).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the conviction appeals.
21 March 2019
Hearing date

20 June 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

High Court / District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Leave judgment - leave granted
Supreme Court : order made

 

Case number

SC 18/2019

Case Name Brandon James Roche v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether a member of the jury appeared biased – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction. 

Result A Leave to appeal is granted to the applicants (Rolleston v R [2018] NZCA 611).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the conviction appeals.
21 March 2019
Hearing date

20 June 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

High Court / District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Leave judgment - leave granted

 

Hearing date 23 July SC23/2019:

Case number

SC 23/2019

Case Name The Queen v R and W
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
4 April 2019
Date of hearing

23 July 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 25/2019

Case Name David Noel Roigard v The Queen 
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in relation to evidential matters (namely jury directions and prejudice in relation to cellmate confession evidence) – Whether the Court of Appeal wrongly determined aggravating factors in determining a minimum period of imprisonment.   

Result A Leave to appeal against conviction is granted to the extent described below (Roigard v R [2019] NZCA 8).
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal erred in upholding the admissibility of the proposed evidence of the witnesses F and W.
C Leave to appeal against sentence is declined.
27 June 2019
Hearing - Judges

3 October 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France, and Williams JJ

High Court judgment R v ROIGARD [2016] NZHC 166 [15 February 2016]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal ROIGARD v R [2019] NZCA 8 [13 February 2019]
Leave judgment - leave granted DAVID NOEL ROIGARD v R [2019] NZSC 63 [27 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 27/2019

Case Name FTG Securities Limited v Bank of New Zealand, Stephen John Tubbs, Colin Anthony Gower and Robert Bruce Walker
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether a prohibition on assignment of a deed of priority and subordination without the consent of the other party is enforceable – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in refusing to make declarations as to the interpretation of the deed of priority and subordination. 

Result
Transcript

Hearing date 25 July 2019

Winkelmann CJ, O'Regan and Williams JJ

District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal FTG SECURITIES LIMITED v BANK OF NEW ZEALAND [2019] NZCA 16 [20 February 2019]

 

Case number

SC 28/2019

Case Name D v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted. 
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - High Court Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 29/2019

Case Name Vivien Judith Madsen-Ries and Henry David Levin as liquidators of Debut Homes Limited and Debut Homes Limited (in liquidation) v Leonard Wayne Cooper and Leonard Wayne Cooper and Tracey Cooper as trustees of the L & T Cooper Family Trust
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in interpreting s 136 of the Companies Act 1993 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in considering the Respondent’s actions as a director under ss 131 and 135 of the Companies Act 1993.   

Result A The application for leave to appeal is granted (Debut Homes Ltd (in liq) v Cooper [2019] NZCA 39)
B The approved ground of appeal is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to allow the appeal.
21 June 2019
Hearing date

1 October 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

High Court judgment DEBUT HOMES LIMITED (IN LIQUIDATION) v COOPER [2018] NZHC 453 [15 March 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal COOPER v DEBUT HOMES LIMITED (IN LIQUIDATION) [2019] NZCA 39 [8 March 2019]
Leave judgment - leave granted VIVIEN JUDITH MADSEN-RIES AND HENRY DAVID LEVIN AS LIQUIDATORS OF DEBUT HOMES LIMITED v LEONARD WAYNE COOPER [2019] NZSC 59 [21 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 30/2019

Case Name W v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
22 May 2019
Judgment appealed from - District Court Not Publicly Available

 

Case number

SC 31/2019

Case Name Kalana Yasassri Dayaratne v New Zealand Police
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016, s 9 – Bill of Rights Act 1990, s 9 –Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against the order that the applicant be placed on the child sex offender register. 

Result A The application for leave to appeal against an order that the applicant be placed on the Child Sex Offender Register is granted (Dayaratne v New Zealand Police [2019] NZCA 30).
B The approved question is whether and, if so, how the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 has to be taken into account in decisions under s 9 of the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016.
21 June 2019
Date of Hearing - Judges

30 October 2019

Winkelmann CJ, William Young ,Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal DAYARATNE v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZCA 30 [5 March 2019]
Leave judgment - leave granted KALANA YASASSRI DAYARATNE v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZSC 58 [21 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 32/2019

Case Name International Consolidated Business Pty Limited v S C Johnson & Son Inc
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the respondent’s application to trademark of the word ZIPLOC to proceed to registration – Whether the Court of Appeal correctly interpreted s 68(2) of the Trade Marks Act 2002.  

Result A The application for leave to appeal (International Consolidated Business Pty Ltd v S C Johnson & Son Inc [2019] NZCA 61) is granted to the extent set out in B. It is otherwise dismissed.
B The approved ground of appeal is whether the Court of Appeal correctly interpreted s 68(2) of the Trade Marks Act 2002.
9 July 2019
High Court judgment S C JOHNSON & SON v INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED BUSINESS [2017] NZHC 3238 [19 December 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED BUSINESS PTY LTD v S C JOHNSON & SON INC [2019] NZCA 61 [19 March 2019]
Leave judgment - leave granted INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED BUSINESS PROPRIETARY LIMITED v S C JOHNSON & SON INCORPORATED [2019] NZSC 71 [9 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 33/2019

Case Name Pavlos Paul Gizelis v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal against conviction and sentence for sexual violation and kidnapping – Whether the Court of Appeal should have admitted DNA evidence led at trial – Whether the Applicant was impaired by medication in his ability to make an informed decision to elect to give evidence and whether that meant he did not receive a fair trial. 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 35/2019

Case Name Carl David George Butcher  v The Queen
Summary

Not publicly available

Result Not publicly available
High/District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

  

Case number

SC 38/2019

Case Name W (SC38/2019) v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
Hearing date - Judges

19 August 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

High/District Court judgment Not Publicly Available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Not Publicly Available

 

Case number

SC 39/2019

Case Name The Queen v W (SC39/2019) and H (SC39/2019) 
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.
Hearing date - Judges

19 August 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Williams JJ

High Court judgment Not Publicly Available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
Not Publicly Available

  

Case number

SC 40/2019

Case Name 127 Hobson Street Limited and Sunil Govind Parbhu v Honey Bees Preschool Limited and Jason James 
Summary

Civil Appeal – Penalty clause – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that the indemnity clause did not offend the prohibition against penalties. 

Result A  Leave to appeal is granted (127 Hobson Street Ltd v Honey Bees Preschool Ltd [2019] NZCA 122).
B  The approved ground is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the applicants’ appeal to that Court and, in particular, whether the Court was correct to conclude that the indemnity clause did not offend the prohibition against penalties.
27 June 2019
Hearing - Judges

Hearing date 10 October 2019

Winkelmann CJ,  O'Regan, Ellen France,Williams and Arnold JJ

High Court judgment HONEY BEES PRESCHOOL LTD v 127 HOBSON STREET LTD [2018] NZHC 32 [31 January 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal
127 HOBSON STREET LTD v HONEY BEES PRESCHOOL LTD [2019] NZCA 122 [18 April 2019]

 

Case number

SC 41/2019

Case Name New Zealand Law Society v John Llewellyn Stanley
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in determining whether the Applicant was a fit and proper person to be admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, particularly in relation to the Applicant’s prior convictions. 

Result
Hearing date - Judges

25 September 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook and Williams JJ

High Court judgment STANLEY v NEW ZEALAND LAW SOCIETY [2018] NZHC 1154 [22 May 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal STANLEY v THE NEW ZEALAND LAW SOCIETY [2019] NZCA 119 [17 April 2019]

 

Case number

SC 44/2019

Case Name Jeffrey Robert Bunting v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in holding that there was no material trial counsel error – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in holding that propensity evidence was admissible. 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUNTING v R [2018] NZCA 602 [20 December 2018]

 

Case number

SC 49/2019

Case Name Peter Hugh McGregor Ellis v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether there was a miscarriage of justice arising from risks of contamination of or improperly obtained complainant evidence - Whether there was a miscarriage of justice arising from lack of expert evidence on the reliability of children complainants’ evidence – Whether there was a miscarriage of justice due to unreliable expert evidence being led at trial. 

Result A The application for an extension of time to apply for leave to appeal is granted.
B The application for leave to appeal is granted.  
C The approved ground of appeal is whether a miscarriage of justice occurred in this case.  
31 July 2019
Hearing date - Judges

11 - 14 November 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Williams and Arnold JJ

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal CA 120/98 14 October 1999
Leave judgment - leave granted PETER HUGH MCGREGOR ELLIS v R [2019] NZSC 83 [31 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 50/2019

Case Name Stonehill Trustee Limited v New Zealand Industrial Park Limited and Ye Qing
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment

STONEHILL TRUSTEE LIMITED v NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LIMITED [2018] NZHC 2938 [13 November 2018]

STONEHILL TRUSTEE LIMITED v NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LIMITED [2018] NZHC 3436 [20 December 2018]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LTD v STONEHILL TRUSTEE LTD [2019] NZCA 147 [9 May 2019]

 

Case number

SC 51/2019

Case Name Lance Phillip Newing v New Zealand Police
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment

[2018] NZDC 5927

 

Case number

SC 53/2019

Case Name Franco Belgiorno-Nettis v Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel and Auckland Council
Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in not setting aside the recommendations of the respondents in a judicial review claim having regard to all circumstances including the gravity of the respondent’s error and prejudice to the applicant. 

Result
High Court judgment

BELGIORNO-NETTIS v AUCKLAND UNITARY PLAN INDEPENDENT HEARINGS PANEL [2018] NZHC 459 [19 March 2018]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BELGIORNO-NETTIS v AUCKLAND UNITARY PLAN INDEPENDENT HEARINGS PANEL [2019] NZCA 175 [22 May 2019]

 

Case number

SC 54/2019

Case Name L (SC 54/2019) v The Queen
Summary

Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.  

Result Order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of trial. Publication in law report or law digest permitted.

 

Case number

SC 56/2019

Case Name Allan Jack West v Geoffrey Allan West, David John Cameron West and The Partners of Langley Twigg Law
Summary

Civil Appeal – Particular discovery – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in holding that the High Court was functus officio and could not grant particular discovery.

Result
High Court judgment WEST v WEST [2018] NZHC 2723 [19 October 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal WEST v WEST [2019] NZCA 225 [19 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 57/2019

Case Name Minister of Justice of New Zealand and Attorney General of New Zealand v Kyung Yup Kim
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment KIM v THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE [2016] NZHC 1490 [1 July 2016]
High Court judgment KIM v THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE [2017] NZHC 2109 [31 August 2017]

Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal KIM v MINISTER OF JUSTICE OF NEW ZEALAND [2019] NZCA 209 [11 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 58/2019

Case Name S and M v Vector Limited, Auckland District Court and H
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 59/2019

Case Name Lewis Eru Craig v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment R v THOMPSON [2018] NZHC 2608 [5 October 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal TROON v R [2019] NZCA 265 [27 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 60/2019

Case Name Marko Otis v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether there are exceptional circumstances justifying a direct appeal from the High Court – Whether the High Court erred in upholding the District Court’s refusal to grant a discharge without conviction. 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - High Court OTIS v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2018] NZHC 1383 [12 June 2018]

 

Case number

SC 61/2019

Case Name Melanie Wichart v New Zealand Police
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - High Court WICHART v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2018] NZHC 3069 [23 November 2018]

 

Case number

SC 62/2019

Case Name T (SC62/2019) v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal T (CA742/2017) v R [2019] NZCA 150 [9 May 2019]

 

Case number

SC 63/2019

Case Name Frederick Hill v Maori Trustee
Summary

 

Result
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal [2019] NZCA 243

 

Case number

SC 64/2019

Case Name ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited v Bushline Trustees Limited, Stephen Daniel Coomey as trustee of Bushline Trust One, and Sharon Louise Coomey as trustee of Bushline Trust Two
Summary

Civil Appeal – Contract law – Interest rate swaps – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that the bank made a particular representation despite a factual finding in the High Court to the contrary – Whether the Court erred in holding that various representations made by the bank were undertakings forming part of the contract between the parties – Whether the Court erred in holding that the bank breached its undertaking to monitor and advise Bushline – Whether the Court erred in holding that it was not fair and reasonable, per s 4 of the Contractual Remedies Act 1979, for various disclaimer clauses to preclude liability in relation to various representations and undertakings – Whether the Court erred in holding that various exclusion clauses do not preclude liability in relation to various representations and undertakings – Whether the Court erred in holding that two of Bushline’s misrepresentation and breach of contract claims were not time barred under the Limitations Act 1950. 

Result
High Court judgment BUSHLINE TRUSTEES LTD v ANZ BANK NZ LIMITED [2017] NZHC 2520 [16 October 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUSHLINE TRUSTEES LIMITED v ANZ BANK NEW ZEALAND LIMITED [2019] NZCA 245 [24 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 65/2019

Case Name Peter Brent Home Hubbard and Harley Haynes v Kiwirail Limited
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment KIWIRAIL LIMITED v OCEANIC PALMS LIMITED [2018] NZHC 1164 [22 May 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal HUBBARD v KIWIRAIL LIMITED [2019] NZCA 244 [24 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 66/2019

Case Name Timothy John Jackson v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - High Court JACKSON v POLICE [2018] NZHC 2297 [3 September 2018]

 

Case number

SC 67/2019

Case Name R v The Queen
Summary

Criminal Appeal – Evidence Act 2006, s 43 – Propensity – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction. 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal R (CA379/2018) v R [2019] NZCA 255 [26 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 68/2019

Case Name C (SC 68/2019) v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 69/2019

Case Name T (SC 69/2019) v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 70/2019

Case Name K (SC 70/2019) v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal K (CA445/2018) v R [2019] NZCA 264 [27 June 2019]

 

Case number

SC 71/2019

Case Name Alexander Pieter van Heeren and Worldwide Leisure Limited v Michael David Kidd, Saraceno Holding BV, Stichting Administratiekantoor Saraceno Holding and Bank of New Zealand
Summary

 

Result
High Court judgment [2017] NZHC 3199
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal [2019] NZCA 352

 

Case number

SC 72/2019

Case Name FMV v TZB
Summary

Civil Appeal – Jurisdiction – Employment Relations Act 2000, s 161(1)(r) – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in holding that the Employment Relations Authority had exclusive jurisdiction over the applicant’s claim that her employer breached various duties of care in relation to her employment – Whether the Court erred in upholding the High Court’s order granting permanent name suppression.  

Result
High Court judgment FMV v TZB [2018] NZHC 1131 [21 May 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal FMV v TZB [2019] NZCA 282 [4 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 73/2019

Case Name Iraia Aranga Ngamotu Burton v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not Publicly Available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

BURTON v R [2018] NZCA 355 [11 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 74/2019

Case Name Peter James Brooks V The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District Court judgment Not Publicly Available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal PETER JAMES BROOKS v R [2019] NZCA 280 [3 July 2019]

 

 

Hearing date 27 March 2019

 Hearing date 14 May 2019

Hearing date 20 June 2019

Hearing date 23 July 2019