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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 >>

Crown says it owes no duty of care to kiwifruit growers

Friday, 25 September 2015, 4:04 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

A spokesman for The Kiwifruit Claim, Matthew Hooton, today slammed the government for saying its border officials do not owe kiwifruit growers a duty of care to protect their industry from pests and diseases. More >>

Government's $25M Boast Insults Kiwifruit Gwowers

Friday, 11 September 2015, 8:34 am | The Kiwifruit Claim

The government’s boast in parliament yesterday that it has provided $25 million in compensation for the 2010 Psa-v outbreak is an insult to kiwifruit growers and others who lost at least $885 million as a result of the preventable incursion, The ... More >>

One Month Left to Sign up to the Kiwifruit Claim

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 1:08 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

With a month to go for growers to join The Kiwifruit Claim for compensation for government negligence in allowing Psa-v into New Zealand, a top legal expert says information disclosed in court papers may be the clincher for the case in favour of growers. More >>

Information Campaign to Promote 9 October 2015 Deadline

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 1:01 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim will launch a five-week information campaign next month to inform kiwifruit growers of the 9 October deadline to sign up to its efforts to seek compensation for the Crown’s negligence in allowing Psa-v into New Zealand. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Wins First Round

Friday, 10 July 2015, 5:22 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The High Court at Wellington has ruled in favour of The Kiwifruit Claim and against the Crown on all substantial points, in a judgment released on 8 July. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Statement of Claim Now Available on Website

Friday, 30 January 2015, 3:36 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has posted its statement of claim for its class-action litigation on its website , together with explanatory material approved by the High Court at Wellington. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Filed in High Court in Wellington

Friday, 28 November 2014, 3:51 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim’s statement of claim has been filed in the High Court in Wellington this afternoon. More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Responds to Scaremongering Campaign

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 12:14 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Thirty percent of gold kiwifruit growers by volume are now pledged to participate in The Kiwifruit Claim, its chairman, John Cameron, said today. Over 15% of gold growers have already completed the sign-up process and paid their one-off capped ... More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Seeking Questions From Growers

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:39 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim is seeking questions from growers and says it will answer them all within two working days. More >>

Inaccurate Information From NZKGI

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 3:49 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has today corrected inaccurate information provided to growers and the media by the kiwifruit growers’ organisation, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI). More >>

Kiwifruit Claim Responds to Inaccurate Information

Friday, 3 October 2014, 2:22 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has today corrected inaccurate information being promulgated to kiwifruit growers and post-harvest operators. The correct position is: More >>

Over 20% of Gold Production Now Pledged to Kiwifruit Claim

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 3:51 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit growers representing over 20% of New Zealand gold kiwifruit production have already pledged to join The Kiwifruit Claim, the chairman of the claim’s grower committee, John Cameron, said today. More >>

Former NZKGI Chairman Joins Kiwifruit Claim Committee

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 4:08 pm | The Kiwifruit Claim

All kiwifruit growers and post-harvest operators who have been adversely affected by Psa have an obligation to their families and shareholders to seriously consider signing up to The Kiwifruit Claim against the former Biosecurity NZ, prominent industry ... More >>