Law & Regulation

Who’s to pay for McCallum family dispute

Victoria Young
Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Pakihi Island is part of the McCallum family dispute (file photo).
Victoria Young
Thu, 10 Jun 2021
The court of appeal has ruled partially in favour of Fiona and William McCallum in a procedural matter in the bitter family battle over parts of the family's business empire. The two siblings allege their cousin and uncle took advantage of their father in a case set to go to trial in August. This covers who controls the business – which includes shipping, logistics, oysters and the quarrying of red rock used in construction known as McCallum Chip. A court of appeal hearing in May looked at who should pay for the case wi...

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