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Ashley Dwayne Guy v The Queen: Appeal Upheld

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 3:04 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The appellant, Mr Guy, was found guilty by a jury of a charge of sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection. After the verdict it was discovered that, by error, the jury had been provided in the jury room with two documents that had not been ... More >>

CT v The Queen - indecency convictions quashed

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:37 pm | NZ Supreme Court

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 >>

Rameka v The Queen - murder convictions quashed

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:34 pm | NZ Supreme Court

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 >>

Chuan Wu v Body Corporate 366611 And Theta Management Ltd

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 12:11 pm | NZ Supreme Court

Mr Wu owns a unit in the Empire Apartments building in Auckland. Body Corporate 366611 is the building’s body corporate. Theta Management Ltd (Theta) is the building manager. The building is run as a student hostel. A majority of the owners lease ... More >>

John Hanita Paki and others v The Attorney-General

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:19 pm | NZ Supreme Court

JOHN HANITA PAKI, TORIWAI ROTARANGI, TAUHOPA TE WANO HEPI, MATIU MAMAE PITIROI AND GEORGE MONGAMONGA RAWHITI v THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE CROWN (“THE CROWN”) (SC 7/2010) More >>

Judgment: Ridgecrest NZ Ltd v IAG NZ Ltd

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:59 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The appellant, Ridgecrest NZ Ltd, was the owner of a building in Christchurch which was insured with the respondent, IAG New Zealand Ltd. Under the insurance policy, Ridgecrest was insured for loss or damage to the building, as well as replacement ... More >>

Judgment: Worldwide NZ v NZ Venue and Event Management

Monday, 11 August 2014, 3:00 pm | NZ Supreme Court

Worldwide NZ LLC (Worldwide) and NZ Venue and Event Management Ltd (Venue Management) were parties to a joint venture to construct and operate Vector Arena. The joint venture was formed under a deed of trust, with Quay Park Arena Management Ltd (QPAM ... More >>

Judgment: Re Greenpeace of New Zealand Incorporated

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 2:48 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The majority held that a political purpose exclusion should no longer be applied in New Zealand. More >>

Jones v R, Lee v R

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:22 pm | NZ Supreme Court

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: Lombard Directors - Imprisonment Not Warranted

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 4:11 pm | NZ Supreme Court

DOUGLAS ARTHUR MONTROSE GRAHAM, MICHAEL HOWARD REEVES, WILLIAM PATRICK JEFFRIES AND LAWRENCE ROLAND VALPY BRYANT v THE QUEEN More >>

Judgment on 'Record of Case': Dotcom & Ors v USA

Friday, 21 March 2014, 11:40 am | NZ Supreme Court

McGrath, William Young, Glazebrook and Blanchard JJ have decided that s 25 of the Extradition Act does not require that a “record of the case” include copies of all documents it summarises. More >>

Leave to Appeal: University of Canterbury v ICNZ

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:23 pm | NZ Supreme Court

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED [2014] NZSC 13 [26 February 2014] More >>

Judgment: BFSL 2007 Ltd & Ors v Peter David Steigrad

Monday, 23 December 2013, 4:44 pm | NZ Supreme Court

These two appeals concern the effect of s 9 of the Law Reform Act 1936, which imposes a statutory charge over insurance money payable to an insured to indemnify the insured for damages or compensation payable to third party claimants. More >>

NZ Pork Industry Board v Ministry For Primary Industries

Friday, 20 December 2013, 4:20 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The appellant, the New Zealand Pork Industry Board, brought judicial review proceedings challenging the decision of the Director-General of the Ministry of Primary Industries’ (formerly the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) to issue import health standards ... More >>

Judgment: Waterhouse v Contractors Bonding

Friday, 20 September 2013, 3:39 pm | NZ Supreme Court

Messrs Godfrey and Robert Waterhouse, have brought proceedings in the High Court against Contractors Bonding Ltd, in relation to a failed business in Georgia, United States of America. The Waterhouses allege negligence, deceit and breach of fiduciary ... More >>

Judgment: West Coast Ent Inc v Buller Coal Ltd

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 3:45 pm | NZ Supreme Court

Buller Coal Ltd applied to the West Coast Regional Council and the Buller District Council for resource consents under the Resource Management Act 1991 for an open-cast coal mine on the Denniston Plateau on the West Coast of the South Island. The coal ... More >>

Judgment: Akulue v The Queen

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 3:42 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The appellant, Ifeanyi Jude Akulue, is charged with importing and conspiring to supply methamphetamine. He wishes to raise defences of compulsion and necessity. Whether the evidence on which he relies is sufficient to raise these defences and should ... More >>

Stewart Murray Wilson: Leave to Appeal Dismissed

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 11:21 am | NZ Supreme Court

[Full judgment: SC_52_2013_Wilson_v_R.pdf ] IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW ZEALAND SC 52/2013 [2013] NZSC 78 BETWEEN STEWART MURRAY WILSON Applicant AND THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Respondent JUDGMENT OF THE COURT The application ... More >>

Fukofuka v The Queen - Convictions Quashed, Retrial Ordered

Monday, 19 August 2013, 4:18 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal. The Court found that the Judge failed to meet the mandatory requirements of s 126 of the Evidence Act in two respects. First, he did not tell the jury that a mistaken identification can result in a serious ... More >>

Judgment: Vincent Ross Siemer v Solicitor-General

Friday, 12 July 2013, 3:55 pm | NZ Supreme Court

The appeal is accordingly dismissed and the Supreme Court has directed that Mr Siemer must commence serving his sentence. More >>

 

 

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