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Corrections decision on Scott Watson meeting quashed

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 5:06 pm | New Zealand High Court

IN THE MATTER OF an application for judicial review of the refusal to allow a meeting between a victim with a journalist present More >>

Olympic Coverage Judgment: Sky vs Fairfax NZ

Friday, 12 August 2016, 5:05 pm | New Zealand High Court

Sky Network Television Ltd (Sky) commenced proceedings three days ago against Fairfax New Zealand Ltd (Fairfax), which was in turn three days after the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympic Games took place. More >>

Moko Rangitoheriri case sentencing: R v Sailer, Harawira

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:27 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] Ms Shailer and Mr Haerewa, you appear before me today to be sentenced for the manslaughter and ill treatment of Moko Rangitoheriri. Moko was in your care from 12 June 2015 until his death on 10 August 2015. The maximum penalty for manslaughter ... More >>

Judgment: Splice Fruit v Kiwifruit Board

Friday, 6 May 2016, 11:01 am | New Zealand High Court

IN THE MATTER of three decisions of Kiwifruit New Zealand declining applications for collaborative marketing arrangements under the Kiwifruit Export Regulations 1999 More >>

Judgment: Winston Peters v Electoral Commission

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 5:27 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] The issue before me is the meaning of “publishes” in s 199A of the Electoral Act 1993 (the Act). Under that section a person who “publishes” a statement of fact that he or she knows is false, with the intention of influencing the vote of ... More >>

Judgment: Forest & Bird v Minister of Conservation

Friday, 19 February 2016, 2:04 pm | New Zealand High Court

This case goes to the heart of the purpose of the Conservation Act 1987 (the Act). The Director-General of Conservation has revoked the status of 22 hectares of specially protected land in the Ruahine Conservation Park, required for the proposed Ruataniwha ... More >>

Judgment: Hager v Attorney-General

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 4:59 pm | New Zealand High Court

This summary is provided to assist in understanding the Court’s judgment. It is not 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 can be found ... More >>

Judgment: Kelsey v Minister of Trade - TPP OIA Decisions Quashed

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:30 am | New Zealand High Court

Rather than issue specific declarations I have quashed the Minister’s decision in relation to six of the categories of documents requested by Professor Kelsey. More >>

Basin Flyover Judgment: NZTA v Architectural Centre & Ors

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:21 pm | New Zealand High Court

[400] For the reasons above, NZTA has not established that in its Decision the Board made any error of law of the nature reflected in the several questions of law in the amended notice of appeal, as revised by the 23 July 2015 memorandum. Consequently ... More >>

Taylor v AG: Prison voting law inconsistent Bill of Rights

Friday, 24 July 2015, 2:09 pm | New Zealand High Court

The High Court held in favour of the prisoners, and made a “declaration of inconsistency” – that is, a formal order that the legislation is both inconsistent with the Bill of Rights and unable to be justified under that Act. More >>

Judgment: Problem Gambling Foundation v Attorney-General

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 4:08 pm | New Zealand High Court

Court on gambling treatment funds: "the Foundation has established grounds to set the decision aside and that the decision should be set aside." More >>

Judgment: Bledisloe Wharf Consents Quashed

Friday, 19 June 2015, 5:30 pm | New Zealand High Court

The consents issued on a non-notified basis are set aside. ... I decline Urban Auckland’s application for a declaration. More >>

Judgment: R v Liu - Admissability of Evidence

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 1:26 pm | New Zealand High Court

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND AUCKLAND REGISTRY CRI-2014-044-001376 [2015] NZHC 1125 More >>

Judgment: Seales v Attorney-General

Friday, 5 June 2015, 3:39 pm | New Zealand High Court

I cannot declare that Ms Seales’ doctor would be acting lawfully if she administered a fatal drug to Ms Seales within the terms sought. Nor can I declare that it would be lawful for Ms Seales’ doctor to provide her with a fatal drug knowing that Ms ... More >>

Queen v X: Discharge without conviction

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:15 pm | New Zealand High Court

NOTE: PUBLICATION OF NAME, ADDRESS, OCCUPATION OR IDENTIFYING PARTICULARS, OF DEFENDANT PROHIBITED BY ORDER MADE UNDER S 200 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 2011. NOTE: PUBLICATION OF NAME, ADDRESS, OCCUPATION OR IDENTIFYING PARTICULARS, OF DEFENDANT'S HUSBAND OR ... More >>

Judgment: Dotcom v Dep Solicitor General - Asset forfeiture

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 2:06 pm | New Zealand High Court

[3] More recently, the United States has, in America, applied for, and been granted, civil forfeiture orders over those same assets (the US Forfeiture Order). Following a further request for mutual assistance the New Zealand Commissioner of Police (the ... More >>

Judgment: Scott Watson v Corrections - interview permission

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 1:50 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] In the early hours of 1 January 1998, two Blenheim teenagers, Ben Smart and Olivia Hope, were dropped off at a boat by a water taxi driver and never seen again. The following year, Scott Watson was convicted of their murders and is currently serving ... More >>

'Planet Key' Judgment: Watson & Jones v Electoral Commission

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 5:15 pm | New Zealand High Court

In the lead up to the 2014 general election, Darren Watson wrote and recorded a song entitled Planet Key” (the Song). Jeremy Jones then created a video to accompany the song (the Music Video). In early August 2014 Mr Watson released the Song on iTunes ... More >>

Injunction: Kennedy, Bell v Boyle, St Bede's College

Monday, 23 March 2015, 5:33 pm | New Zealand High Court

KENNEDY AND ANOR v BOYLE AND ANOR [2015] NZHC 530 [23 March 2015] IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND CHRISTCHURCH REGISTRY CIV 2015-409-000145 More >>

Court Judgment: Nicky Hager v Police on Dirty Politics Raids

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:03 am | New Zealand High Court

Mr Hager alleges that steps taken by the second respondent (the Police): first, in deciding to apply for a search warrant in respect of Mr Hager’s premises; secondly, in applying for the warrant; and thirdly, executing the warrant at his Wellington ... More >>

 

 

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