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Law student takes Government to court over climate change – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on June 27th, 2017.

Hamilton law student Sarah Thomson has taken the Government to court this week over what she says is New Zealand’s inaction on climate change. Her case is being heard in Wellington’s High Court this week. Outside court on Monday morning, Thomson told media, “I feel a lot of people have their hopes on this, because a […]

Court rejects fluoridation challenge – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on March 7th, 2014.

The High Court has ruled on a high profile court case questioning the legal right of local councils to fluoridate water. A decision from Justice Rodney Harrison, released today, rejected all grounds of a legal challenge from an anti-fluoridation campaign group which disputed South Taranaki District council’s decision to add fluoride to water in Waverley […]

Media Coverage: CSC taking NIWA to court over data accuracy

Peter Griffin posted in on August 16th, 2010.

Reports emerged over the weekend that the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition (CSC) will be taking the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) to court over temperature data accuracy. The CSC has lodged papers asking that NIWA’s official temperatures record be invalidated – the records have been used to show that global warming […]

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