IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW ZEALAND
I TE KŌTI MANA NUI
SC 65/2017
[2018] NZSC 104
BETWEEN

ATTORNEY-GENERAL
Appellant

AND

ARTHUR WILLIAM TAYLOR
First Respondent
HINEMANU NGARONOA, SANDRA
WILDE, KIRSTY OLIVIA FENSOM AND
CLAIRE THRUPP
Second to Fifth Respondents

Hearing:

6 and 7 March 2018

Court:

Elias CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O’Regan and
Ellen France JJ

Counsel:

U R Jagose QC, D J Perkins and G M Taylor for the Appellant
First Respondent in person
R K Francois for the Second to Fifth Respondents
A S Butler, C J Curran and J S Hancock for the Human Rights
Commission as Intervener

Judgment:

9 November 2018

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT
A

The appeal is dismissed.

B

The cross-appeal is allowed. Mr Taylor accordingly has
standing.

C
Costs are reserved.
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ATTORNEY-GENERAL v ARTHUR WILLIAM TAYLOR [2018] NZSC 104 [9 November 2018]

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