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Judgment: Teitiota v MBIE - 'climate refugee' claim

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:12 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

Although the Court has every sympathy with the people of Kiribati, Mr Teitiota’s claim for recognition as a refugee is fundamentally misconceived. It attempts to stand the Convention on its head. Priestley J succinctly explained why: More >>

Attorney-General vs Kim Dotcom Judgement 19 Feb 2014

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 12:34 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

The appeal is allowed in respect of the declaration as to the invalidity of the search warrants, but dismissed in respect of the declaration as to the unauthorised removal of the clones from New Zealand. More >>

Leason & Ors v The Attorney-General

Friday, 25 October 2013, 5:24 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Mr Leason, Mr Murnane and Mr Land (the appellants) who, in April 2008, entered the GCSB Waihopai facility and damaged a satellite dome cover. They believed the operation of GCSB Waihopai was contributing ... More >>

Decision: Forest & Bird vs Buller District Council

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 12:42 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

The applicant, the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Inc, applies for special leave to appeal to this court against a decision of the High Court1 dismissing its appeal against an earlier decision of the Environment Court.2 More >>

Balfour & Balfour v R

Friday, 13 September 2013, 11:23 am | NZ Court of Appeal

On 5 March 2007 Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) inspectors, assisted by police, conducted a search under warrant of the rural property of Mr and Mrs Balfour. The Balfours operated a commercial partnership breeding ... More >>

Judgment: CPAG v Attorney-General

Friday, 30 August 2013, 1:10 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

CPAG alleged that the in-work tax credit (forming part of the package) discriminated against people who receive an income-tested benefit... CPAG’s appeal has been dismissed accordingly but with no order for costs against it. More >>

Leave Dismissed - Forest & Bird v Buller DC & Ors

Friday, 12 July 2013, 5:10 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

ROYAL FOREST AND BIRD PROTECTION SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED v BULLER DISTRICT COUNCIL AND WEST COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL [2013] NZHC 1766 [12 July 2013] More >>

Court of Appeal Decision: Between Ridgecrest and IAG NZ

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 10:48 am | NZ Court of Appeal

The appeal is dismissed and the cross-appeal is allowed in part. The High Court Judge’s answer in the negative to the preliminary question set out at [17] is confirmed More >>

Judgment: Lombard Directors' appeal rejected

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 1:18 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

In a judgment issued today the Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal against conviction by four former directors of Lombard Finance and Investments Ltd following the company’s financial collapse in early 2008. More >>

Judgment: Criminal Bar Association of NZ v Attorney-General

Friday, 24 May 2013, 3:08 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ... More >>

Judgment: GCSB's addition to Dotcom proceedings

Monday, 11 March 2013, 12:18 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

The order requiring discovery of documents is amended by deleting the requirement to discover all information collected by the Government Communications Security Bureau in relation to the first and fourth respondents, their families and any associated ... More >>

USA v DOTCOM - disclosure orders wrongly made

Friday, 1 March 2013, 4:06 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

On appeal to the Court of Appeal, the Court (Arnold, Ellen France and French JJ) has allowed the appeal and found that the disclosure orders were wrongly made. More >>

Judgment: Canterbury Council v Independent Fisheries

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 11:12 am | NZ Court of Appeal

AND CHRISTHCHURCH CITY COUNCIL, WAIMAKARIRI DISTRICT COUNCIL, SELWYN DISTRICT COUNCIL AND NEW ZEALAND TRANSPORT AGENCY Eighth Respondents More >>

Appeals in Urewera case dismissed

Monday, 29 October 2012, 4:06 pm | NZ Court of Appeal

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ... More >>

 

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