Education Ministry's leaky school claim against Carter Holt about a year away

Paul McBeth
Fri, 22 Jun 2018

By Paul McBeth June 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Ministry of Education's claim Carter Holt Harvey's Shadowclad product is defective and caused leaks in 833 school buildings will probably reach the courtroom in 12 months in a multi-staged trial, after five years of pre-hearing skirmishes that have already reached the Supreme Court. In the High Court in Auckland, Justice Sally Fitzgerald yesterday accepted the ministry's preferred approach to trial, saying it was "the first step in the determination of the substance of the ministry's claim". The...

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