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Judgment: Calver v Accident Compensation Corporation

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:57 pm | New Zealand High 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: Craig v Slater - costs hearing

Friday, 7 June 2019, 1:12 pm | New Zealand High Court

Costs allocated to Slater as the successful party. Craig succeeded only in proving that he did not place his press secretary, Rachel MacGregor, under financial pressure to sleep with him and that he did not sexually harass another woman. Craig failed ... More >>

Smith v Attorney-General - Temporary release guidelines

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:26 am | New Zealand High Court

UNDER The Judicature Amendment Act 1972 Part 30 of the High Court Rules IN THE MATTER of an application for judicial review BETWEEN PHILLIP JOHN SMITH Applicant AND THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Respondent More >>

Judgment: K and G v Op Burnham Inquiry

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 5:34 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] K, G and K (the applicants) once lived in two villages in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. Those villages were, on 22 August 2010, the subject of an attack by New Zealand military personnel in an operation codenamed “Burnham”. It has subsequently been alleged ... More >>

Reckless Trading Claim Against Mainzeal Directors Upheld

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 12:29 pm | New Zealand High 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 >>

White v James Hardie: Security for costs

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 5:07 pm | New Zealand High Court

The defendants, collectively known as James Hardie, seek security for costs in the White proceedings in the sum of $350,000 in respect of discovery and inspection. This comprises $250,000 for costs and $100,000 for expert fees. The order is sought ... More >>

Commerce Commission v Viagogo: Injunction denied

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 4:52 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] Viagogo AG is a Swiss company that operates a ticket reselling website in New Zealand, www.viagogo.com/nz. In 2018, the Commerce Commission received more complaints about Viagogo than any other trader, and by some considerable margin. To date, more ... More >>

Taylor v Roper - costs judgment

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 11:39 am | New Zealand High Court

Ms Taylor sought damages (including exemplary damages) against both Mr Roper and the RNZAF for the mental harm she alleged was caused by Mr Roper’s actions between 1985 and 1987. Sixteen witnesses, including two experts, gave evidence at trial over ... More >>

Attorney-General v Institution of Professional Engineers NZ

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:45 pm | New Zealand High Court

07 December 2018 [2018] NZHC 3211 Application for judicial review by Attorney-General granted in relation to decision by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand Incorporated when it discontinued disciplinary proceedings against Dr Reay, ... More >>

Judgment: Murren v Schaeffer

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:24 pm | New Zealand High Court

Judgement is entered in favour of Mr Murren for USD 1,600,813.92 plus interest and USD 700,406.96 plus interest for Mr Lee. More >>

High Court: Sellman v Slater Interlocutory declarations

Friday, 23 November 2018, 4:11 pm | New Zealand High Court

Interlocutory declarations are determined in a defamation suit by three medical professional plaintiffs: (a) Mr Cameron Slater's application to exclude evidence is declined; (b) a version of the plaintiffs' application for particular discovery by Mr Slater ... More >>

High Court Judgment - Three Strikes Case

Friday, 9 November 2018, 1:14 pm | New Zealand High Court

Mandatory maximum penalty of 14 years imposed, but manifestly unjust for that to be without parole. More >>

Judgment: Dotcom Privacy Request Damages Overturned

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 12:39 pm | New Zealand High Court

[10] This case involves issues arising from an “everything” request made by Mr Dotcom and addressed to every Cabinet Minister and almost all Government departments (some 52 entities in all). The requests were made between 17 and 31 July 2015. Although ... More >>

Taylor v Attorney General

Friday, 28 September 2018, 7:06 pm | New Zealand High Court

In October 2016, management and officers at Auckland prison strip searched 209 prisoners, including Mr Taylor and Mr Smith. More >>

MSD v L: Fictitious signatures not lawful

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:22 am | New Zealand High 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 >>

Sentencing: R v Nuku

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 5:04 pm | New Zealand High Court

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND AUCKLAND REGISTRY I TE KŌTI MATUA O AOTEAROA TĀMAKI MAKAURAU ROHE CRI-2017-044-004373 [2018] NZHC 2510 More >>

Judgment: NZ Steel v Minister of Consumer Affairs

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:32 pm | New Zealand High Court

The High Court has found in favour of NZ Steel... It has quashed the Minister’s decision and directed that it be reconsidered. More >>

Judgment: Solicitor-General v Heta - sentencing discount

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:48 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] Rachael Heta pleaded guilty on two charges, one of causing grievous bodily harm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and one of common assault. Judge Moala sentenced Ms Heta on those charges to three years, two months imprisonment. This ... More >>

Judgment: M v Roper and Anor

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 10:01 am | New Zealand High Court

The claimant, M, sought damages from Mr Roper for mental harm she alleged was caused by the bullying, verbal abuse and sexual harassment he inflicted on her between 1985 and 1988. As well as damages against Mr Roper, M sought damages against the RNZAF ... More >>

Judgment: Waho v Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:54 pm | New Zealand High Court

[1] Until he was removed in 2014 Toni Waho was a trustee of Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust, a trust dedicated to the use and retention of te reo Māori. The Trust Board decided to remove Mr Waho on the grounds he had brought the Trust into disrepute ... More >>

 

 

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