Date of Judgment or Verdict

Case Name 

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Citation(s)

Judge, Court
and Place

Trial, Interlocutory or Appeal

Issues

Links

31-07-2017 Craig v Stiekema [2017] NZDC 15914
DCJ Harrison
District Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by defendant to strike out claim as either (a) Jameel abuse of process; (b) not disclosing reasonable case of defamation; (c) vexatious and frivolous; and (d) as abuse of process 

Judgment

Stuff

18-07-2017 Blomfield v Slater [2017] NZHC 1654
Heath J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory P's application for 'unless' orders for further discovery - D's application to strike out proceeding as Jameel abuse Judgment
07-06-2017 Smallbone v London and ors [2017] NZHC 1223
Williams J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Defamation Act 1992: s 50: application by defendants to strike out proceeding for want of prosecution - application to set aside extant injunction Judgment
29-05-2017 X v Attorney-General [2017] NZHC 1136
S France J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Application by defendant to strike out defamation claim as Jameel abuse of process - application by defendant to strike out pleaded torts of misappropriation of personality and false-light privacy - application by defendant to strike out claim under Fair Trading Act 1986 Judgment
18-05-2017 Opai v Culpan and anor  [2017] NZHC 1036
Katz J
High Court
Auckland
Review of Associate Judge's interlocutory decision Jameel abuse of process Judgment
18-05-2017 Bright v Town [2017] NZHC 1027
Courtney J
High Court
Auckland
Review of Associate Judge's interlocutory decision Jurisdiction of High Court to review associate judge's order for summary judgment Judgment
05-05-2017 Crossfit Inc v Exercise Induistry Association Ltd and anor [2017] NZHC 899
Nicholas Davidson J
High Court
Christchurch
Review of Associate Judge's interlocutory decision 'Media exception' to claims under Fair Trading Act for misleading and/or deceptive representations - whether claim for harassment and coercion under Fair Trading Act reasonably arguable as pleaded Judgment
04-05-2017 Craig v Slater and anor  [2017] NZHC 874
Toogood J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by defendant for practising barrister to attend trial as McKenzie friend Judgment
28-04-17 Hagaman and anor v Little*  [2017] NZHC 813
Clark J
High Court
Wellington
Reasons for trial ruling Qualified privilege Judgment
12-04-17 Craig v Slater and anor  [2017] NZHC 735, (2017) NZAR 637
Toogood J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by defendant seeking judge-alone trial  Judgment
12-04-17 Williams v Craig  [2017] NZHC 724
Katz J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by defendant for judgment or new trial on basis of (a) excessive damages or (b) insufficiency evidence for malice finding or (c) misdirection to jury Judgment

        03-04-17 -             10-04-17

Hagaman and anor v Little* 

CIV-2016-485-414 

Clark J
High Court
Wellington
Jury trial Defamatory meaning - qualified privilege - malice

Stuff report

 

29-03-17 Craig v Stiekema [2017] NZHC 614
Bell AJ
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Application by defendant to transfer proceeding to District Court Judgment
17-03-17 Alphacasa Ltd v Attorney-General (sued in three capacities)  [2017] NZHC 486
Ellis J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Application by defendants for strike-out or better particulars  Judgment
08-03-17 Durie and anor v Gardiner and anor*  [2017] NZHC 377
Mallon J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Application by plaintiffs to strike out alternative defences of neutral reportage and qualified privilege - application by plaintiffs to strike out defence of honest opinion

Judgment

Costs

13-02-17 Bright v Town*  [2017] NZHC 141
Smith AJ
High Court
Auckland

 

Interlocutory Defamation Act 1992, s 41: Particluars of ill-will and improper advantage - qualified privilege (response to attack) - summary judgment

Judgment

Stuff