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 Northland Environmental Protection Society has won one ground of appeal to the Supreme Court on the export of kauri products, but has failed to get a declaration from the court on exports of swamp kauri.
Pauanui Lakes homeowner Hartley Vincent has defeated the final attempt, in the Supreme Court, to make him pay levies to the golf club which runs the Coromandel development’s golfcourse.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by 5 of the 22 owners of the Bridgewater Bay block of apartments in Paihia who opposed a comprehensive repair that the majority wanted.
The Supreme Court has declined the Mangawhai Ratepayers & Residents Association’s application for leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of its claim against the Kaipara District Council.
The Supreme Court approved 3 grounds for appeal & cross-appeal today in Carter Holt Harvey Ltd’s defence of leaky building claims against it by the Ministry of Education & a number of schools.