Supreme Court case information

Listed below are the substantive Supreme Court cases for the year 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 2022 - 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.

1 August 2022

Case information summary 2022 (as at 22 July 2022) – Cases where leave granted (PDF, 43 KB)
Case information summary 2022 (as at 22 July 2022) – Cases where leave to appeal decision not yet made (PDF, 43 KB)

2022

Case name
D Newton and L Newton v Family Court at Auckland, Robyn F Von Keisenburg and B Lake
Case number
SC 60/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited v IAG New Zealand Limited
Case number
SC 61/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
D Newton and L Newton v Family Court at Auckland and B Lake
Case number
SC 62/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
Lee Vandervis v Dunedin City Council and David Benham
Case number
SC 63/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
R (SC 64/2022) v The Queen
Case number
SC 64/2022
Summary
Criminal Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available
Case name
Simon Gregory Anthony Rua Tauroa Himiona v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections
Case number
SC 65/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
Wenjing Liu v Future Sustainable Development Limited
Case number
SC 66/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
Ana Shaw v Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Case number
SC 67/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
MB (SC 68/2022) v The Queen, NZME Publishing Limited and Stuff Limited
Case number
SC 68/2022
Summary
Criminal Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available
Case name
L (SC 69/2022) v The Queen
Case number
SC 69/2022
Summary
Criminal Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available