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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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
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