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.

15 September 2022

Case information summary 2022 (as at 9 September 2022) – Cases where leave granted (PDF, 44 KB)
Case information summary 2022 (as at 9 September 2022) – Cases where leave to appeal decision not yet made (PDF, 22 KB)

2022

Case name
Richard Genge v Visiting Justice, Christchurch Men's Prison, Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections and Attorney-General
Case number
SC 86/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Case name
The Trustees of the Motiti Rohe Moana Trust and Te Maru o Ngāti Rangiwewehi v Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Case number
SC 87/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
High Court decision
Not publicly available
Case name
Richard Genge v Visiting Justice, Christchurch Men's Prison, Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections and Attorney-General
Case number
SC 88/2022
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal