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These are large Pacific States – consider Fiji, with a population of approximately 850,000, New Caledonia with some 200,000, Samoa with around 180,000, Vanuatu, with around 190,000, the Cook Islands with about 20,000, or selfgoverning Niue with fewer than 2,000 residents. And distances are vast: from Wellington, where I sit writing this article, the nearest city with more than a million inhabitants is Sydney, almost 2,500 km away. A circle with a 2,000 km radius drawn around Wellington would include some 4 million people.
Claims arising out of nonphysical torts – such as defamation claims, or claims for infringement of intellectual property – more commonly raise cross-border issues. But the vast bulk of cross-border disputes, at least in New Zealand, arise between parties to commercial transactions. Increased trade, and the use of ICT to communicate across borders, or to misappropriate content across borders, will undoubtedly increase the frequency with which cross-border tort claims arise. But there is no reason to expect that the ratio of contract cases to other cases will alter significantly.
74 See DONZALLAZ Y. (note 52), at p. 29. A. (note 8), at p. , ‘All roads lead to Brussels: Towards a Uniform European Civil Procedure’, in: Netherlands International Law Review 1990, pp. , at p. , ‘The Lugano and San Sebastian Conventions: General Effects’, in: Civil Justice Quarterly 1992, p. , at p. 25. , (note 8), at p. , The Lugano Convention and Legal Integration, Stockholm 1991, at p. , (note 6), at pp. 60-61. 4. 78 The national courts in EU-Member States have contributed to this success.