Chris Cairns faces up to seven years' jail if the perjury charges stick.
The confidence Messrs Slater and Craig have in their prospects are not necessarily shared by NBR subscribers.
Listen to Colin Craig and Cameron Slater discuss potential legal action on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.
“It’s as if he doesn’t want to litigate this in a court [of law], he wants to litigate this in the court of public opinion.”
WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater talks about the Colin Craig's defamation action on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.