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The action was brought by Ada Elizabeth Martin of Stratford, a married woman, against Richard James Field of Kaimata near Inglewood, a farmer.
The dispute concerns the sale of land under an agreement.


Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Warrant to sue
3. Praecipe to set down action for trial before judge alone
4. Statement of defence and counterclaim
5. Warrant to defend
6. Order for discovery
7. Statement of defence to counterclaim
Accession No
ARC2019-134

The action was brought by Francis Kirkwood, farmer of Stratford against Thomas Alfred Sullivan, farmer also of Stratford.
The dispute concerns the use of land under a mortgage agreement.


Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Praecipe to set down action for trial
3. Writ of summons and statement of claim
Accession No
ARC2019-133

The action was brought following an accident in the workplace.
The plaintiff is a watersider, William Riley, who in the course of his employment in the freezer on the s.s. "Port Huon" was struck by a sling carrying timber.
The defendants are Scotland & Lovegrove, a company of stevedores at New Plymouth and elsewhere.
Judgment was for the defendant with costs according to scale. Question of compensation under the Worker's Compensation Act. Judge was Macgregor J.


Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Correspondence from Commonwealth & Dominion Line
3. Warrant to sue
4. Notice for trial of action before a jury of twelve
5. Praecipe to set down action for trial before a jury of twelve.
6. Warrant to defend
7. Statement of defence
8. Summons for order removing action from list of jury cases
9. Praecipe for subpoena for witness for defendant
10. Praecipe for subpoena for witness for defendant
11. Order for trial before a judge alone
Accession No
ARC2019-132

The action was brought following a motor vehicle collision.
The plaintiffs are James Leslie a farmer and Richard Leslie a labourer, both of Kapuni. The defendant is R.S. O'Neill, commercial traveller of Kaponga.


Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Declaration of authority to act
3. Statement of defence and counterclaim
4. Praecipe to set down case
5. Warrant to defend
6. Praecipe to subpoena ad testificandum on behalf of defendant
7. Praecipe to set down case as remanet
3. Discontinuance
Accession No
ARC2019-131

The plaintiff is a farmer and stock dealer, Charles Alfred Percy Wood of Omata. The defendant is John William Gedge, a retired farmer and labourer of Fitzroy. Wood sold a secured debt of 397 pounds owed by Percy Charles Warner to the defendant. A contract was signed by the three parties involved on 25th June 1932. On 29th June 1932, the defendant, through his lawyer, notified the plaintiff's solicitors orally that he would not complete the contract.

Documents include:
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Warrant to sue
3. Discontinuance
Accession No
ARC2019-130

The plaintiffs are three of the beneficiaries of the will of Alfred Muggeridge deceased. The defendants are the present executors and trustees of the will. The plaintiffs claim misconduct in the administration of the estate.


Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Declaration of authority to act
3. Writ of summons and statement of claim
4. Praecipe to set down case
5. Affidavit of service
6. Affidavit of service of writ of summons
Accession No
ARC2019-129

The plaintiffs are the patentees and manufacturers of a certain harrows.
An agreement made 11 April 1931 appointed the defendant the sole agent in New Zealand to sell the said harrows.
The plaintiffs allege that the defendant has not produced a leaflet or catalogue to promote the sale of the harrows, nor has it otherwise pushed the sale of the harrows.
The plaintiffs seek an order from the court to rescind the agreement and that the agreement be cancelled. They ask damages of five pounds.
Documents include:
1. Writ of summons
2. Warrant to sue
3. Affidavit by Joseph Taylor
4. Summons for setting Writ aside or Change of Venue
5. Warrant to defend
6. Affidavit of Cyril Osmond Mahoney
7. Order changing place of trial
8. Statement of defence
9. Warrant to defend
10. Order for discovery (defendant)
11. Order for discovery
12. Plaintiff's affidavit as to documents
13. Affidavit by Andrew Chrystal
14. Motion for leave to have case set down
15. Affidavit of documents (by defendant)
16. Affidavit of Plaintiffs in support of application for leave to delver Interrogatories
17. Affidavit of Cyril Osmond Mahony in opposition to motion for leave to set down action for trial
18. Summons for leave to deliver Interrogatories for the examination of the Defendant Company
19. Defendant's answer to Interrogatories
20. Order granting leave to delver Interrogatories
21. Praecipe to set down case
22. Order granting leave to defendant to set case down for trial
Accession No
ARC2019-128

The action relates to a dispute over land, Araukuku No 10B part of Block 11 Hawera Survey District.

Documents include
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Declaration of authority to act
3. Correspondence to plaintiffs' solicitor requesting amendment of writ to include places of residence of plaintiffs
Accession No
ARC2019-127

The action was brought by The Egmont County against the farmer Thomas to recover an amount of money named in a Certificate of Judgment dated 9 October 1931. The dispute relates to land being Section 74 of Block XI Opunake Survey District

Documents include
1. Judgment
2. Magistrates Court judgment dated 2 May 1932
3. Charging order absolute
Accession No
ARC2019-126

The action was brought by The Egmont County against the farmer Vickery to recover an amount of money named in a Certificate of Judgment dated 22 June 1928. The dispute relates to land being Subdivision 16 of Ngatikahumate Block in The Opunake Survey District

Documents include
1. Judgment
2. Certificate of judgment dated 21 April 1932
3. Charging order absolute
Accession No
ARC2019-125

The action was brought by The Egmont County against the farmer Vickery to recover an amount of money named in a Certificate of Judgment dated 11 October 1929.

Documents include
1. Judgment
2. Certificate of judgment dated 21 April 1932
3. Charging order absolute
Accession No
ARC2019-124

The action was brought by The Egmont County against the farmer Vickery to recover unpaid rates under The Rating Act 1925

Documents include
1. Judgment
2. Certificate of judgment
3. Charging order absolute
Accession No
ARC2019-123

The action was brought by farmer Barnitt against The Board and resulted from a dispute over land.

Documents include
1. Writ of summons and statement of claim
2. Declaration of authority to sue
3. Warrant to defend
4. Praecipe to enter action for trial
5. Statement of defence
6. Praecipe to seal subpoenas duces tecum
7. Order that question of law be argued before trial
8. Counsels' admissions
9. Copy of memorandum of transfer
10. Plan showing location of disputed land
11. Carbon copy of judgment of Blair J.
12. Typed copy of judgment of Blair J.
13. Judgment
Accession No
ARC2019-122

The action was brought by the bank manager McHardy against The Public Trustee, Larkin and his spouse Hurlstone, her infant children and her unborn children. A will had appointed McHardy as executor of her estate. a later will had been signed while she was not fit to understand its contents.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Affidavit of Mary Annie Pickrell
4. Affidavit of Claude Alexander Taylor
5. Petition for appointment of guardian ad litem to infant defendants
6. Motion on petition for appointment of guardian ad litem to infant defendants
7. Warrant to defend
8. Statement of defence by Mary Jane Hurlstone
9. Warrant to defend by John Joseph Larkin
10. Order appointing guardian ad litem to infant defendants
11. Motion for judgment of court for issue of probate
12. Judgment
Accession No
ARC2019-121

The action was brought by the widow Bullock against the merchant Smith. The plaintiff bought 1500 shares in Oswald M Smith & Company Limited on the agreement that they would be paid out at 21 shillings each. the defendant had accepted and paid for 300 shares, and was refusing to accept the balance of 1200 shares.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration of authority to act
4. Warrant to defend
5. Statement of defence
6. Order for discovery
7. Request to set down action before the judge alone
8. Affidavit of Oswald Montague Smith
9. Notice of motion for adjournment of hearing
10. Order
11. Notice of motion for an order that the motion for an order adjourning the trial of this action be struck out or stayed
12. Affidavit of Catherine Bridge Bullock in support of notice of motion for an order that the motion for an order adjourning the trial of this action be struck out or stayed
13. Notice of motion for adjournment of hearing
14.Affidavit of Oswald Montague Smith
Accession No
ARC2019-120

The action was brought by Newman following a collision between a motor bicycle and a motor car.
The plaintiff alleges that the accident was caused solely by the negligence of the defendant, who was on his incorrect side of the road.
The case was settled before coming to trial.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
4. Notice for jury of twelve
5. Praecipe to set down case
6. Declaration of authority to act
7. Statement of defence
8. Warrant to defend
9. Request for return of jury fees.
Accession No
ARC2019-119

The action was brought by Duggan following the death of his son in a collision involving a bicycle, and a car driven by Pikau Pokau and owned by Maraea Pokau.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
4. Notice for jury of twelve
5. Praecipe to set down case Statement of defence
6. Warrant to defend
7. Declaration of authority to act
8. Statement of defence
9. Affidavit in support of summons for interrogatories
10. Summons for interrogatories
11. Praecipe to seal subpoena
12. Affidavit answering interrogatories
Accession No
ARC2019-118

The action was brought by farmer Wallace against solicitor Smart following the sale of land which had been the subject of a mortgage.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons
3.Copies of correspondence
4. Statement of defence
5. Warrant to defend
6. Praecipe to set down case for trial
7. Notice for jury of twelve
8. Praecipe for subpoena ad test
9. Summons to remove action from jury list
10. Affidavit in support of summons to remove action from jury list
11. Praecipe for sheriff's fee
12. Praecipe for subpoena ad test
13. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
14. Application for refund of jury fees
15. Judgment
Accession No
ARC2019-117

The action was brought by Wai Arama against Tamawhero Tonga as a result of a collision between a motor car and a pedestrian resulting in injury.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set down case for trial
6. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
7. Praecipe for sheriff's fee
8. Notice for jury of twelve
9. Certificate as to signature to warrant to defend
10. Praecipe for subpoena ad test
11. Praecipe for subpoena ad test
12. Praecipe to seal subpoena
Accession No
ARC2019-116

The action was brought by farmer Cowley against The Bank and its manager Haselden. The plaintiff asserted that advice from the bank manager in recommending a loan had resulted in financial loss to the plaintiff.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration of authority to defend
4. Statement of defence of The Bank of New South Wales
5. Statement of defence of Cecil Claude William Haselden
6. Warrant to defend
7. Order for discovery by the Defendant The Bank of New South Wales
8. Order for discovery by the Defendant Cecil Claude William Haselden
9. Order for discovery by plaintiff
10. Order for discovery
11. Affidavit of documents of defendant The Bank of New South Wales
12. Affidavit of documents of defendant Cecil Claude William Haselden
13. Affidavit of plaintiff as to documents
14. Summons for leave to deliver interrogatories
15. Answer of defendant Cecil Claude William Haselden to interrogatories
16. Amended statement of claim
17. Praecipe to set action down for trial
18. Motion for order that prisoner be brought up for examination
Accession No
ARC2019-115

The action was brought by farm labourer Ingram against Plant and related to a collision between a motorcycle and a service car. The car was driven by an employee of the defendant.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Notice for jury of twelve
6. Praecipe to seal subpoenas
7. Praecipe to seal subpoena (one name)
8. Praecipe for subpoena ad test
10. Praecipe for sheriff's fee
11. Praecipe to set down case for trial
12. Issues for the jury to consider
13. Judgment
Accession No
ARC2019-109

The action concerned an insurance policy taken by the plaintiff Tomich with the defendant Society.

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4. Statement of defence
5. Praecipe to set case down
Accession No
ARC2019-108

The action was brought by manufacturers William and Sidney Martin against Martin Brothers plasterers

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Correspondence between courts in New Plymouth and Palmerston North
Accession No
ARC2019-092

The action arose from a default on a loan

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Declaration of authority to act
4. Affidavit of service
5. Judgment by default
Accession No
ARC2019-091

The action concerns an allegation of theft following transactions to transfer and release a mortgage

Documents include
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons and statement of claim
3. Warrant to defend
4, Statement of defence
5. Praecipe for subpoena for witness for plaintiff
6. Praecipe to set down action for trial before a judge alone
7. Praecipe to seal subpoena-civil
8. Motion for order under Section 227 of the Land Transfer Act 1915
9. Order under Section 227 of the Land Transfer Act 1915
10. Judgment of Blair J.
11. Judgment
12. Evidence before the Hon Mr Justice Blair
13. Order dispensing with printing of Exhibits and Evidence in Case on Appeal
14. Summons for Order dispensing with printing of Exhibits and Evidence in Case on Appeal
15. Notice of Motion on Appeal
16. Documents relating to dealings between the State Advances Office and Emma Weston
17. Copy of mortgage 63355 between Emma Weston and Nelson Bishop
18. Copy of mortgage 56599 between Emma Weston and Nelson Bishop
19. Copy of mortgage 64310 between Emma Weston and Nelson Bishop
20. Copy of mortgage 55467 between Emma Weston and Nelson Bishop
21. Judgment of the court of appeal
Accession No
ARC2019-090
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