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Kiwifruit Claim Class Action against the Government

NZKGI Media Release: Kiwifruit Claim Class Action against the Government

29 September 2014

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated (NZKGI) became aware of ‘The Kiwifruit Claim’ class action against the Government this afternoon (Monday 29 September 2014).

NZKGI is reviewing the details of the compensation claim to seek clarity about the following key issues before making an assessment or a formal statement.

Key issues:

• The legal basis for the claim

• The chances of success of the claim

• If growers enter into the claim, how much will this cost them and what their liability is in the event of it being unsuccessful

Once NZKGI has assessed these key issues and formed a view we will provide further comment.


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