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12-12-14 Equity Trust International and Ors v Transparency NZ and Anor [2014] NZHC 3192
Asher J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR, r 15.10: Ds' application to strike-out claim as abuse of process Judgment
28-11-14 Ayers and Anor v LexisNexis [2014] NZHC 2998
Asst Judge Smith
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Particulars of corporate plaintiff's injury to reputation and pecuniary loss – application for further and better discovery Judgment
30-09-14 Wislang v University of Otago and Anor [2014] NZHC 2382
Whata J
High Court
Dunedin
Interlocutory Review of Associate Judge's decision declining pre-trial discovery Judgment
19-09-14 Murray and Ors v Wishart*

[2014] NZCA 461, [2014] 3 NZLR 722

O'Regan P, Ellen France and French JJ

Court of Appeal

Appeal of interlocutory decision Meaning – liability for third-party publishers – HCR, r 5.45: Security for costs Judgment
17-09-14 Wu v Moncur and Ors [2014] NZHC 2253
Courtney J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by D5 for summary judgment on basis no reply filed to affirmative defences pleaded – application by P for judge's recusal Judgment
12-09-14 Slater v Blomfield* [2014] NZHC 2221
Asher J
High Court
Auckland
Appeal of interlocutory decision Evidence Act 2006, s 68(1): Protection of journalists' sources; s 68(2): Order that s68(1) does not apply; HCR, r 8.46: Interrogatories in defamation proceedings Judgment
01-09-14

Tamihere v Consultus Down Under Ltd and Anor

 

[2014] NZHC 2082
S France J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Claim of contract breach and defamation – Application by D to stay  defamation proceedings on basis they were  covered by an arbitration clause in the contract Judgment
25-08-14 Rafiq v Secretary for DIA [2014] NZHC 2064
Asher J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR, r 15.1: Dismissing or staying proceeding for (1) abuse of procedure by re-litigating the same issue; and (2) abuse of procedure for bringing proceedings for improper/collateral purpose Judgment
04-08-14 Henderson v Horan

CIV-2014-404-001729 HC Auckland, 4 August 2014

Woolford J
High Court
Auckland
Media Application HCR, r. 3.13: Application to access court documents Judgment
21-07-14 Rafiq v Mediaworks and Anor [2014] NZHC 1966
Faire J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR, r 5.45: Security for costs Judgment
09-07-14 Stephenson v Jones and Anor [2014] NZHC 1604
Mackenzie J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Meanings issue estoppel Judgment
02-07-14 Rafiq v Meredith Connell (sued as a firm) [2014] NZHC 1597
Asst Judge Bell
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application to strike out statement of claim – absolute privilege qualified privilege honest opinion HCR, r 5.45: Security for costs Judgment
17-06-14 Burchell v Singh [2014] NZHC 1353
Duffy J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR, r 15.1: Application to strike out statement of defence Judgment
21-05-14 Moodie v Strachan [2014] NZHC 1090
Mallon J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Application to strike out statement of defence and/or for judgment in the plaintiff's favour cross-application to strike-out parts of the plaintiff's seventh amended statement of claim Judgment

16-04-14
 

Rafiq v Commissioner of Police
 

[2014] NZHC 813
 

Courtney J
High Court

Auckland

Interlcoutory
 

Application by P for summary judgment – absolute privilege – HCR, r 5.45: Security for costs – application by D to consolidate proceedings
 

Judgment

CA Judgment re security for costs

SC Judgment re application for leave to appeal re security for costs

16-04-14 Rafiq v Commissioner of Police [2014] NZHC 814
Courtney J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application for leave to commence out-of-time litigation

Judgment

CA Judgment re security for costs

SC Judgment re application for leave to appeal re security for costs
 

09-04-14

Karam v Parker and Purkiss*

[2014] NZHC 737

Courtney J
High Court
Auckland
 

Trial

Third-party publication meanings honest opinion common-law qualified privilege damages injunction

Judgment

Costs Judgment

28-03-14 Slater v Blomfield [2014] NZHC 612
Asher J
High Court
Auckland
 
Interlocutory HCR, r 20.4: Extension of time for leave to appeal District Court decision  

Judgment

DC Judgment

24-03-14 Rafiq v Google NZ

[2014] NZHC 551

Asst Judge Doogue      High Court Auckland Interlocutory HCR, r 5.45: Security for Costs Judgment
07-03-14 Wu v Moncur and Ors

[2014] NZHC 391

Williams J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR, r 12.2: Application for summary judgment Judgment
06-03-14 Young v TVNZ and Ors [2014] NZCA 50
Wild, Dobson and Miller JJ
Court of Appeal
Wellington
 
Appeal of interlocutory decision Meanings – particulars of ill-will review of Associate Judge’s case-management directions Judgment