Carter Holt Harvey Ltd has failed in a bid to make it harder for a court action over allegedly defective Shadowclad cladding, that’s funded by an overseas litigation funder, to proceed.
Synlait Milk Ltd applied to the Supreme Court on Friday for leave to appeal over the reinstatement of land covenants on its Pokeno land.
Synlait Milk Ltd chief executive Leon Clement expanded on Friday on how the company proceeded to develop a dairy factory on land at Pokeno where restrictive covenants were removed by court order, then reinstated.
The Court of Appeal has overturned decisions made by High Court judge Mark Woolford in late 2018 affecting development land at Pokeno, Auckland’s growth centre on the south side of the Bombay Hills. Especially affected is the Synlait Milk Ltd factory, nearing completion.
Dublin-registered but historically Australian building materials supplier James Hardie Industries plc has failed in an attempt to limit, to local subsidiaries, a court action over defective cladding taken by 5 Metlifecare retirement village companies & individual unit owners.
The Environment Court has overturned council commissioners’ rejection of Bunnings Ltd’s application for consent for a trade supplier warehouse on the Frankton Flats outside Queenstown.