Carter Holt loses on most counts in 'leaky schools' appeal

Thu, 23 Jul 2015

By Pattrick Smellie July 23 (BusinessDesk) - Building materials manufacturer and supplier Carter Holt Harvey has failed on four out of five counts to have court action taken against it over leaky school buildings thrown out. The Court of Appeal issued its decision today on CHH's appeal against the High Court decision of Justice Raynor Asher that the Ministry of Education's claim on behalf of some 1,400 schools and as many as 5,000 individual school buildings should be allowed to go to trial.  They accepted the ministry could at least argu...

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