Fresh Greenpeace charity application 'cleanest' option, Charities board lawyer says

Tue, 04 Sep 2012

By Paul McBeth Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The "cleanest and clearest" way for Greenpeace of New Zealand to settle its disputed charitable status is for it to lodge a fresh application, the Court of Appeal heard today. Counsel for the charities board, Peter Gunn, told Justices Rhys Harrison, Lynton Stevens and Douglas White there was nothing barring the environmental lobby group from making a new application to register as a charity, and that might be the simplest way to settle their dispute. Greenpeace is challenging a High Court ruling last...

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