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Kiwifruit Growers Appeal After Government Confirmed As Culprit Behind Release Of Devastating Virus

Friday, 8 May 2020, 8:41 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit growers, whose livelihoods were decimated when the Government let the deadly PSA disease into New Zealand in 2009, have today started the appeal process in the Supreme Court to hold the Government to account for their negligence. John ... More >>

Kiwifruit Growers Aggrieved By PSA Outbreak Decision

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 6:41 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit growers are aggrieved by today’s Court of Appeal decision that finds the Government was responsible for the 2009 PSA outbreak that devastated the industry but is not liable for the losses. The Kiwifruit Claim have confirmed they will appeal ... More >>

Kiwifruit Case Back in Court Over Government’s Negligence

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 6:45 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Government’s negligent actions in allowing the deadly Psa disease into New Zealand will again be under close scrutiny as the kiwifruit case heads to the Court of Appeal this week. More >>

Kiwifruit Growers Reluctantly Cross-Appeal PSA Decision

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 11:09 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

A cross-appeal has been filed today by the Kiwifruit Claim over the landmark decision which found MPI completely failed to do its job and was negligent in letting PSA into New Zealand. More >>

Government Negligent Over PSA Outbreak

Friday, 29 June 2018, 12:32 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

A landmark decision released by the High Court today has found that the Ministry of Primary Industries (formally MAF) was negligent in allowing the deadly PSA disease into New Zealand in 2009, which devastated the kiwifruit industry. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Against the Government Wraps Up

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:22 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The landmark case brought by the Kiwifruit Claim against the Government for the Psa-V incursion that devastated the kiwifruit industry in 2010, is now being wrapped up in the Wellington High Court after a twelve-week trial. More >>

Kiwifruit Industry Has Not Fully Recovered After PSA

Monday, 2 October 2017, 6:40 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit Industry Has Not Fully Recovered After PSA Kiwifruit Claim chairman, John Cameron is concerned that people believe that the kiwifruit industry has fully recovered from the deadly Psa disease that devastated the industry in 2010. “We consider ... More >>

PSA Is Still a Ticking Time Bomb

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 10:59 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

PSA is an ongoing threat to the viability of the kiwifruit industry, and could flare up again as the disease evolves and becomes immune to current pest management practices, said Kiwifruit Claim Chairman John Cameron. More >>

How PSA infected pollen spread in New Zealand

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12:06 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The High Court in Wellington has heard evidence from pollen importers, Kiwi Pollen, who imported the shipment of anthers and plant material that is the subject of the trial seeking to hold the Government to account for the losses incurred during the ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Urges Caution Over Mud Import

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 3:03 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Media Release 5 August Kiwifruit Claim Urges Caution Over Mud Import Kiwifruit Claim chairman, John Cameron said today that it’s just not worth the risk to any of our primary industries for MPI to approve an import of $95,000 of mud from South Korea, ... More >>

It’s Not All Gold for Some Kiwifruit Growers

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:44 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

It’s Not All Gold for Some Kiwifruit Growers Despite what people might believe, some kiwifruit growers are a long way from recovering from the 2010 Psa-V outbreak which devastated the kiwifruit industry in New Zealand, Te Puke kiwifruit grower ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Heads to High Court

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 12:57 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit Claim Against the Government Heads to High Court Seven years after the devastating PSA-V outbreak which decimated the kiwifruit industry in New Zealand, 212 kiwifruit claimants will finally get their day in the High Court in August. The ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Applauds MPI For Foot & Mouth Success

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:57 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has congratulated the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for intercepting yak meat carried by a passenger arriving from Mongolia which could have caused untold damage to the New Zealand economy. More >>

Zespri Profit Good For Some But Not All

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:42 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

It’s good news that those Zespri suppliers who survived the 2010 Psa-v outbreak are benefiting from Zespri’s record profit of $35.8 million over the last year, The Kiwifruit Claim said today. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim to Be Heard in 2017

Monday, 22 February 2016, 9:16 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The $375 million plus Kiwifruit Claim against the government will be heard after 1 June 2017, the High Court at Wellington has ordered. More >>

HYEFU Reveals Crown’s PSA-v Liability Risk

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 9:30 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The government’s latest Half-Year Economic & Fiscal Update (HYEFU) records for the first time that it may be in the gun for over $250 million of damages for the havoc caused by the introduction of kiwifruit killing vine disease Psa-v, the ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Concerned About Increasing Biosecurity Risks

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:14 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

With climate change increasing the risk of foreign sub-tropical pests to the horticulture industry, it is more important than ever that the government gets serious about its responsibilities to safeguard New Zealand’s biosecurity, Kiwifruit Claim chairman ... More >>

Government Faces $376 Million Claim From Kiwifruit Growers

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 9:39 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim class action will go to the High Court next year with 212 growers and post-harvest operators signed up seeking almost $400 million in damages for the government’s alleged negligence in letting the Psa-v disease into New Zealand in ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim To Seek $334m+

Monday, 12 October 2015, 4:55 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

KIWIFRUIT CLAIM TO SEEK THIRD OF A BILLION IN DAMAGES FOR PSA-V - BUT OTHER GROWERS RISK MISSING FRIDAY’S DEADLINE TO SIGN UP More >>

Kiwifuit Claim Urges Zespri To Back Growers

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:29 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

Following the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signed this morning, only days before the High Court’s 9 October deadline for growers to sign up to the claim against the government for its alleged negligence behind the devastating introduction ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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