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  1. Craig v Stiekema [2017] NZDC 19431

    Costs — indemnity costs — costs incurred in both District Court and High Court. The plaintiff's defamation claim was struck out by the court in...

  2. Department of Immigration v Lu [2017] NZDC 18283

    Application for warrant of commitment — deportation — unlawfully in New Zealand — Immigration Act, ss 316 & 317. A warrant of commitment under s 361...

  3. English v Stewart [2017] NZDC 18318

    Vehicle ownership — bonafide purchaser for value without notice — possession — Police Act 2008, s 40 — Sale of Goods Act 1908, s...

  4. Marshall v Trade in Clearance Ltd [2017] NZDC 18174

    Appeal — Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal — Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 — Motor Vehicles Sales Act 2003. Appeal against a decision of the Motor Vehicle...

  5. Auckland Council v Liaw [2017] NZDC 13532

    Reserved judgment — Appeal from the determination of the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment — prefabrication — multi-proof — Building...

  6. SPCA v Mouat [2017] NZDC 16299

    Reserve decision — cruelty to animals — animal welfare — enforcement order — Animal Welfare (Companion Cats) Code of Welfare 2007 — Animal...

  7. Withers v Chandler [2017] NZDC 12436

    Reserved decision — judgment should be set aside — District Court Rules 2014. Mr and Mrs Withers engaged Mr Chandler to undertake building work. Mr...

  8. Atkins v Till [2017] NZDC 18635

    Summary judgment — defamation — qualified privilege — whether defence of qualified privilege lost through malice — District Court Rules, r 12.2(2) — Defamation Act...

  9. Asset International Ltd v Bodyneat Panel & Paint Ltd [2017] NZDC 10436

    Reserved judgment — breach of bailment — stolen car — loss of value — scope of duty — duty to take care — negligence —...

  10. Gerald Graham v Christine Woods [2017] NZDC 13184

    Reserved judgment — right of way — contempt — easement — property — Hinde McMorland & Sim Land Law in New Zealand. The defendant owns...