Supreme Court to hear Synlait's appeal on Pokeno case

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 29 Oct 2019

Synlait Milk has won the right to appeal a decision restricting the land where its new $260 million Pokeno factory has been built to grazing, lifestyle farming and forestry.The company is now moving on with the next stage of the legal process and obtaining some certainty, it said in a statement.“While we’re pleased the legal case can move forward, we still remain committed to working constructively with all parties on a positive outcome,” said chief executive Leon Clement.Synlait's February 2018 land purchase was conditional on the seller, Ston...
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