Case Law

Contains reported and unreported case records, sourced from a variety of New Zealand Courts and Tribunals.
Judgments of the Employment Court from 1 July 2006.


Covers New Zealand legislation and law, including tax, employment, company, and health and safety law. Choose from the browse menu at the top left hand corner. Includes both Australian and NZ commentary.
Guidance notes, commentary, checklists, precedents, forms, cases and legislation.
A comprehensive guide to Employment law in New Zealand.
Online this is part of CCH Employment and HR Library which includes New Zealand and Australian Material.


Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text)
New Zealand and Australian primary and secondary sources on tax, employment, company, and health and safety law.
Areas covered include tax, employment, company, and health and safety law. To select a specific title choose from the browse menu in the top left hand corner. The majority is New Zealand content, but also includes some overseas case law and commentary.
Lexis Advance is an innovative online research platform that contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the link on the Lexis Advance  home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
Westlaw New Zealand allows you to view relevant cases, commentary and authorised reports in a single search.


The Laws of New Zealand is an encyclopaedic work, updated quarterly, which reflects the need to have a New Zealand equivalent to Halsbury's Laws of England. Provides a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand – statutory, regulatory and judicial. It is a comprehensive source of primary comment required by both practitioners and academics.


Continues Butterworths Employment law Bulletin.
Continues New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations.
A peer-reviewed electronic journal on the development and practice of human resource management in New Zealand and the South Pacific region.



An independent body, its role is to resolve employment relationship problems by looking into the facts and making a decision based on the merits of the case.
UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world.
The Commission works for a fair, safe and just society, where diversity is valued and human rights are respected.
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