High Court Appeals Ngā Pīra ki te Kōti Teitei

Search and read through High Court Appeals of our decisions

 

Parties to a complaint (broadcaster and complainant) can appeal against a BSA decision to the High Court. The appeal must be lodged with the High Court within one month of the decision.

If the broadcaster appeals the BSA decision, the person who made the complaint will be named as the other party but can choose not to take part in the appeal.

The list below contains downloadable PDF copies of the High Court's judgments on appeals.

2019

Lowry v TVNZ Ltd, 6 March 2019 (PDF), BSA Decision 2018-051

2017

Lowes v MediaWorks TV Ltd, 29 May 2017 (PDF), BSA Decision 2016-072

2013

Collier v BSA, 11 June 2013 (PDF), BSA Decision 2012-137

2012

McDonald v Television New Zealand Ltd, 30 April 2012 (PDF), BSA Decision 2011-020

Attorney General of Samoa v TVWorks Ltd, 13 Feb 2012 (PDF), BSA Decision 2010-188

2011

Television New Zealand Ltd v Freeman, 26 Oct 2011 (PDF), BSA Decision 2011-001

TVWorks Ltd v BSA and Bennett (Minister for Social Development) 6 May 2011 (PDF), BSA Decision ID2010-106

Television New Zealand Ltd v West, TVWorks Ltd v Sundborn, 21 April 2011 (PDF), BSA Decision 2010-073, BSA Decision 2010-044

2010

Reekie v Television New Zealand Ltd, 3 Nov 2010 (PDF), BSA Decision 2009-111

Radio New Zealand Ltd v Bolton, 19 July 2010 (PDF), BSA Decision 2009-097, (see also 2009-166)

Easton v Radio New Zealand, 11 March 2010 (PDF), BSA Decision 2008-029

Reekie v Television New Zealand Ltd, 8 Feb 2010 (PDF), BSA Decision 2009-026

2008

Television New Zealand Ltd v KW, 18 Dec 2008 (PDF), BSA Decision 2006-087

Television New Zealand v Green, 11 July 2008 (PDF), BSA Decision 2007-068

Radio New Zealand Ltd v Wellington City Council, 9 June 2008 (PDF), BSA Decision 2007-056

TVWorks Ltd v du Fresne, 13 March 2008 (PDF), BSA Decision 2007-017

2007

CanWest TVWorks Ltd v XY, 22 Aug 2007 (PDF), BSA Decision 2006-014

Browne v CanWest TVWorks Ltd, 31 July 2007 (PDF), BSA Decision 2006-022

2005

Radio New Zealand Ltd v Ellis, 15 Sept 2005 (PDF), BSA Decision 2004-115

TV3 Network Services Ltd v BSA, Ebbett, ASA and Television New Zealand Ltd, 22 March 2005 (PDF), BSA summary of appeal (PDF)

2004

Television New Zealand Ltd v BSA and BA, 13 Dec 2004 (PDF), BSA Decision 2004-070

Television New Zealand Ltd v Viewers for Television Excellence Inc, 23 July 2004 (PDF), BSA Decision 2003-124

TV3 Network Services Ltd v The Prime Minister (Rt Hon Helen Clark) and Others, "Corngate", 10 Feb 2004 (PDF), BSA Decision 2003-055–061, (see also 2003-077–081 orders)

2003

Hooker v TV3 Network Services Ltd, 19 March 2003 (PDF), BSA Decision 2002-120

2002

TV3 Network Services Ltd v ECPAT New Zealand Incorporated, 20 Dec 2002 (PDF), BSA Decision 2002-031–032

TV3 Network Services Ltd v Holt, 26 July 2002 (PDF), BSA Decision 2001-212

Hooker v Television New Zealand Ltd, 13 June 2002 (PDF), BSA Decisions 2001-136, 2001-220

2001

Watson v Television New Zealand Ltd, 25 Sep 2001 (PDF), BSA Decision 2001-023

Hackwell v Television New Zealand Ltd and BSA, 13 Sept 2001 (PDF), BSA Decision 2000-120–121

1999

TV3 Network Services Ltd v BSA, Diocese of Dunedin and Somers-Edgar, 30 July 1999 (PDF), BSA Decision 1999-033–040

TV3 Network Services Ltd v Criminal Bar Association, 20 Oct 1999 (PDF), BSA Decision 1997-128–129

1998

Radio New Zealand Ltd v Hon Murray McCully, 8 April 1998 (PDF), BSA Decision 1996-088

Television New Zealand Ltd v Southland Fuel Injection Ltd, 16 March 1998 (PDF), BSA Decision 1994-091

1997

Television New Zealand Ltd v Ministry of Agriculture, 13 Feb 1997 (PDF), BSA Decision 1995-025

1995/96

Moonen v Television New Zealand Ltd, 14 Aug 1996 (PDF), BSA Decision 1995-004

Moonen and Television New Zealand Ltd v BSA, 30 May 1995 (PDF), BSA Decision 1995-004

1995

Jardine Insurance Brokers v Television New Zealand Ltd, 3 Nov 1995 (PDF), BSA Decision 1994-070 (see also 1994-086, costs)

Comalco v BSA and TVNZ, 29 May 1995 (PDF) & Comalco v BSA and TVNZ, 14 December 1995 (PDF)BSA Decision 1994-014 (see also File note Comalco v BSA and TVNZ PDF)

TV3 Network Services Ltd v BSA, 15 May 1995 (PDF), BSA Decision 1994-001

1994

Television New Zealand Ltd v Mansell, 2 February 1994 (PDF), BSA Decision 1991-025

1993

TV3 Network Services Ltd v Eveready and Home & Safety, 29 April 1993 (PDF), File note TV3 v Eveready and Home & Safety (PDF)

1991

TV3 Network Services Ltd v BSA, Eveready and Home & Safety, 31 Oct 1991 (PDF), File Note TV3 v BSA and Eveready and Home & Safety (PDF)

1990

Alton v BSA, 16 Oct 1990 (PDF), File Note Alton v BSA (PDF)

 

(see also File note Comalco v BSBSA and TVNZ (PDF))