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22-12-15 Wishart v Murray and ors * [2015] NZHC 3363, [2016] 2 NZLR 565
Courtney J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory HCR 15.1: Defendants' applications for strike-out and stay – publication (pleadings principles for online statements) – liability (pleadings principles for direct liability, vicarious liability, endorsement/adoption liability, and incitement-of-defamation liability) – application by D3 for strike-out of claim for exemplary damages upon vicarious liability  limitation

Judgment

Case Summary

14-12-15 Low Volume Vehicle Technical Association Inc and anor v Brett [2015] NZHC 3038
Woolford J
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Ps' application for interim injunction

Judgment

Costs

10-12-15 Newton v Dunn and ors [2015] NZHC 3126
Matthews AJ
High Court
Blenheim
Interlocutory D2s' application to strike-out from prayer for relief claim for recommendation by Court of correction of allegedly defamatory publication  Judgment
19-11-15 Slater v Blomfield   [2015] NZCA 562
Wild, Miller and Cooper JJ
Court of Appeal
Interlocutory Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005: Application to adduce new evidence on appeal  Judgment
06-11-15 Human Resources Institute of New Zealand Inc v Elephant Training & HR Ltd and anor [2015] NZHC 2739
Bell AJ
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory District Courts Act 1947, s 46(1): Defendants' application to transfer proceeding to District Court Judgment
26-08-15 Smallbone v London and ors  [2015] NZCA 391, (2015) 22 PRNZ 768
Harrison, Stevens and Miller JJ
Court of Appeal
Interlocutory appeal Recall – HCR 11.15: jurisdiction of High Court in jury trials – inherent jurisdiction of High Court in jury trials  order for new trial upon new evidence – Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005: Application to adduce new evidence on appeal 

Judgment

SC Leave Judgment

24-08-15 Opai v Culpan and ors  [2015] NZHC 2010
Sargisson AJ 
High Court
Auckland
Interlocutory Whether claim falls within exclusive jurisdiction of Employment Relations Authority Judgment
06-08-15 CPA Australia Ltd v The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants * [2015] NZHC 1854, (2015) 14 TCLR 149
Dobson J
High Court
Wellington
Trial Meanings – threshold of seriousness – truth  honest opinion  qualified privilege – defeat of qualified privilege (improper advantage) – claim under Fair Trading Act 1986 for misleading and deceptive conduct in trade 

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Costs Judgment

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Economia

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26-06-15 Stephenson v Jones and anor [2015] NZHC 1455
Kós J
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Discovery  interrogatories Judgment
17-06-15 Slater v Blomfield [2015] NZCA 240
Stevens, Wild and Miller JJ

Court of Appeal

Interlocutory Appellant's application for extension of time to file appeal Judgment
15-06-15 Ayers and anor v LexisNexis [2015] NZHC 1348
Smith AJ
High Court
Wellington
Interlocutory Defendant's application to strike out claim of special damages by corporate-body plaintiff – HCR 5.45:  Security for costs sought by defendant Judgment
18-03-15 Henderson v Mediaworks and Horan [2015] NZHC 509
Andrews J
High Court
Dunedin
Interlocutory HCR 5.45: Security for costs sought by defendants Judgment
10-03-15 Van de Klundert v Clapperton [2015] NZHC 425
Osborne AJ
High Court
Dunedin
 
Interlocutory HCR 12.2(1): Summary judgment application by plaintiff – s 41 Defamation Act 1992 (particulars of ill-will/improper advantage) – s 24 Defamation Act 1992 (declaratory relief) Judgment