RE: WorkSafe New Zealand v Whakaari Management Ltd

WorkSafe New Zealand v Whakaari Management Ltd (CRI-2020-004-009514)

On 30 November 2020, WorkSafe New Zealand filed charging documents in the Auckland District Court against 13 defendants for alleged health and safety failings relating to the fatal eruption of Whakaari on 9 December 2019.

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Hearings

A case review hearing is scheduled for 21 October 2021 at the Whakatane District Court. Further information on this is set out in the minutes below of 3 June and 7 September 2021.

The hearing date for NEMAs s147 application is 29-30 November 2021 at the Whakatane District Court.

Minutes of Judge Thomas

22 October 2021:

12 October 2021:

7 September 2021:

26 August 2021:

3 June 2021:

5 March 2021: