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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 10 October 2019    

Case information summary 2019 (as at 4 October 2019) - cases granted leave to appeal (PDF, 18.9 KB)
Case information summary 2019 (as at 4 October 2019) - cases where leave to appeal decision not yet made (PDF, 22.9 KB)

 

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

_________________________

The appeal is dismissed.
16 August 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

 

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

______________________

13 November 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
Supreme Court : order made BROOKE CHRISTIE ROLLESTON v R [2019] NZSC 61 [26 June 2019]

 

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 synopsis SC 25/2019 David Noel Roigard v The Queen

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 synopsis  Case synopsis SC 25/2019 David Noel Roigard v The Queen

 

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
Hearing date

20 February 2020

 

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 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 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

14 November 2019 (Hearing to determine whether there is jurisdiction for appeal to proceed)

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

Civil – Property Law Act 2007, s 317 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the appeal and declining to modify covenants burdening land owned by the appellant. 

Hearing date

21 October 2019

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook and O'Regan JJ

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 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 57/2019

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

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in quashing and remitting the Minister of Justice’s decision to surrender the respondent for extradition to the People’s Republic of China – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in deciding there is a preliminary question of whether diplomatic assurances as to criminal justice rights should be accepted given the general human rights situation in a receiving state – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in setting the legal test to determine whether the respondent’s fair trial rights would be upheld.  

Result A The application for leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision is granted (Kim v Minister of Justice of New Zealand [2019] NZCA 209). The respondent’s application for leave to cross-appeal is also granted.
B The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to quash and remit the Minister of Justice’s decision to surrender the respondent under s 30 of the Extradition Act 1999.
20 September 2019
Hearing date

4 December 2019

William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and French JJ

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]
Leave judgment - leave granted MINISTER OF JUSTICE v KYUNG YUP KIM [2019] NZSC 100 [20 September 2019]

 

Case number

SC 58/2019

Case Name S and M v Vector Limited, Auckland District Court and H
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 remains in force. 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 remains in force. Publication in law report or law digest permitted. 
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

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 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 68/2019

Case Name C (SC 68/2019) 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.                                                                                                  

16 August 2019

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

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.

16 August 2019

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

 

Case number

SC 75/2019

Case Name F 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.
16 August 2019
District Court /High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 76/2019

Case Name Cecilia Victoria Uhrle v The Queen
Summary

 

Result
District/High Court judgment N/A
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal R v UHRLE [2013] NZHC 922 [30 April 2013]

 

Case number

SC 77/2019

Case Name M v Auckland Council
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/High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 78/2019

Case Name GP96 Limited v PVG Securites Trustee Limited  and F M Custodians Limited
Summary Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding the appellant’s lease had been terminated – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in determining priority between provisions of the mortgage and the lease
Result
High Court judgment GP96 LIMITED v F M CUSTODIANS LIMITED [2019] NZHC 1183 [28 May 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal GP96 LTD v PVG SECURITIES TRUSTEE LTD [2019] NZCA 325 [23 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 79/2019

Case Name GP96 Limited v F M Custodians Limited
Summary Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding the appellant’s lease had been terminated – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in determining priority between provisions of the mortgage and the lease, on standard form documents
Result
High Court judgment GP96 LIMITED v F M CUSTODIANS LIMITED [2019] NZHC 1183 [28 May 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal GP96 LTD v PVG SECURITIES TRUSTEE LTD [2019] NZCA 325 [23 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 81/2019

Case Name Robert Lee as Trustee of the Estate of JG Lee v Gergory Lee,  Gregory Lee and Jane Lois Lee as trustees of The Leeroy Family Trust
Summary Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in requiring the appellant to pay security for costs under rule 5.45 of the High Court Rules 2016. 
Result
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal  LEE v LEE [2019] NZCA 345 [30 July 2019]

 

Case number

SC 82/2019

Case Name Farisha Farina Dean v Associate Minister of Immigration
Summary
Result
High Court judgment DEAN v ASSOCIATE MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION [2018] NZHC 2455 [18 September 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal DEAN v ASSOCIATE MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION [2019] NZCA 343 [30 July 2019] 

 

Case number

SC 83/2019

Case Name Dermot Gregory Nottingham v The Queen
Summary
Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal NOTTINGHAM v R [2019] NZCA 344 [30 July 2019] 

 

Case number

SC 84/2019

Case Name P(SC 84/2019) v The Queen
Summary Criminal Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in exercising its discretion not to grant name suppression under s 202 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 for a person connected with a criminal proceeding.
Result
High Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Not publicly available

 

Case number

SC 85/2019

Case Name Richard Bruce Rogan and Heather Elizabeth Rogan v Kaipara District Council and Northland Regional Council
Summary
Result
High Court judgment ROGAN v KAIPARA DISTRICT COUNCIL & NORTHLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL [2017] NZHC 2329 [26 September 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal ROGAN v KAIPARA DISTRICT COUNCIL [2018] NZCA 478 [6 November 2018]

 

Case number

SC 86/2019

Case Name Phillip Richard Joe v The Queen
Summary
Result
District Court judgment Not publicly available
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal JOE v R [2019] NZCA 394 [29 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 87/2019

Case Name Harry Memelink and Lynx Trustees Limited as Trustees of Link Trust (No 1) and Harry Memelink v Collins and May Law
Summary Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in overturning a High Court judgment that the respondent law firm was negligent in a conveying transaction.
Result
High Court judgment MEMELINK v COLLINS & MAY LAW [2016] NZHC 442 [15 March 2016]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal COLLINS & MAY LAW v MEMELINK & PATRICK JOHN RENSHAW AS TRUSTEES OF THE LINK
TRUST (NO. 1) & ANOR [2017] NZCA 541 [23 November 2017]

 

Case number

SC 88/2019

Case Name Riki Scott Steen Walls v Ulsterman Holdings Limited (in liquidation) and Vivien Madsen-Ries and Henry David Levin as liquidators of Ulsterman Holdings Limited (in liquidation)
Summary
Result
High Court judgment ULSTERMAN HOLDINGS LIMITED (IN LIQ) v WALLS [2017] NZHC 3040 [7 December 2017]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal WALLS v ULSTERMAN HOLDINGS LTD (IN LIQ) [2019] NZCA 365 [15 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 89/2019

Case Name Barry Ross Laurence Castleton-Reid v Ross Ronayne Reid
Summary
Result
High Court judgment REID v CASTLETON-REID [2018] NZHC 782 [24 April 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal Reid v Castleton Reid [2019] NZCA 372_

 

Case number

SC 90/2019

Case Name T (SC 90/2019) 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
District Court judgment 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.
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal 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 91/2019

Case Name Paul Neville Bublitz v The Queen
Summary
Result
High Court judgment R v BUBLITZ [2019] NZHC 222 [21 February 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUBLITZ v R [2019] NZCA 364 [16 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 92/2019

Case Name Bruce Alexander McKay v The Queen
Summary
Result
High Court judgment R v BUBLITZ [2019] NZHC 222 [21 February 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUBLITZ v R [2019] NZCA 364 [16 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 93/2019

Case Name Paul Neville Bublitz v The Queen
Summary
Result
High Court judgment R v BUBLITZ & ORS [2018] NZHC 373 [9 March 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUBLITZ v R [2019] NZCA 379 [22 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 94/2019

Case Name Lance David Morrison v The Queen
Summary
Result
High Court judgment R v BUBLITZ & ORS [2018] NZHC 373 [9 March 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal BUBLITZ v R [2019] NZCA 379 [22 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 95/2019

Case Name Nicholas Paul Alfred Reekie v Complainant A & B
Summary
Result
High Court judgment REEKIE v CLAIMANTS A & ANOR [2018] NZHC 2434 [14 September 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal REEKIE v CLAIMANTS A & B [2019] NZCA 398 [29 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 96/2019

Case Name Sealegs International Limited v Yun Zhang, Orion Limited and Orion Marine Limited, Smuggler Marine Limited, Darren Leybourne, Vladan Zubcic, David Pringle and Stryda Marine Limited
Summary
Result
High Court judgment SEALEGS INTERNATIONAL LTD v YUN ZHANG & ORS [2018] NZHC 1724 [12 July 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal ZHANG v SEALEGS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED [2019] NZCA 389 [27 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 97/2019

Case Name Peter Richard Prescott v New Zealand Police
Summary
Result
High Court judgment PRESCOTT v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZHC 175 [ 15 February 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal PRESCOTT v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZCA 380 [22 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 98/2019

Case Name Malcolm Rabson v Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Supreme Court of New Zealand
Summary
Result
High Court judgment RABSON v JUDICIAL CONDUCT COMMISSIONER [2019] NZHC 2279 [11 September 2019]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

Case number

SC 99/2019

Case Name Calim Ioan V Scott Technology NZ Limited
Summary
Result
High Court judgment
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal IOAN v SCOTT TECHNOLOGY NZ LIMITED [2019] NZCA 386 [27 August 2019]

 

Case number

SC 100/2019

Case Name Rangitira Developments Limited v Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Incorporated
Summary
Result
High Court judgment RANGITIRA DEVELOPMENTS LTD v ROYAL FOREST AND BIRD PROTECTION SOCIETY LTD [2018] NZHC 146 [14 February 2018]
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal ROYAL FOREST AND BIRD PROTECTION SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED v RANGITIRA DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED [2018] NZCA 445 [23 October 2018]

 

Case number

SC 101/2019

Case Name Jon Rangi v Legal Services Commissioner
Summary
Result
High Court judgment [2019] NZHC 2117
Judgment appealed from - Court of Appeal

 

 

 

Hearing date 27 March 2019

Hearing date 23 July 2019