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NZ Winegrowers acting chief executive Jeffrey Clarke says the industry's reputation is at stake

Winegrowers back ministry as Waipara winery is accused of fraud

Fri 4 Aug 4

Southern Boundary Wines and its principals face a total of 160 charges under the Wine Act and the Crimes Act.

Despite ending in a confidential settlement, Ian Wishart's six-year defamation case has set precedents

Wishart accepts abject apology, ends long-running legal stoush

Tue 18 Jul 6

Journalist and publisher Ian Wishart is declaring victory in a six-year court case that has set precedents both here and overseas for defamation on social media platforms.

Harmoney chief executive Neil Roberts says its business as usual

High Court partly rejects watchdog's p2p lending case

Wed 7 Jun 4

But the action against Harmoney's credit fees still remains. 

Justice Lowell Goddard

NZ judge resigns as head of inquiry into Britain’s child abuse

Fri 5 Aug 16

High Court judge's resignation has thrown the future of the inquiry into doubt.

Blogger Cameron Slater

Public health researchers’ defamation claim is ‘vexatious bullying’ – Slater

Tue 14 Jun 15

With two other defamation cases pending against him, Whale Oil blogger says: "These muppets will have to get in line.”

Kathmandu chief financial officer Reuben Casey

Briscoe digs heels in after being asked to cough up $3 million

Wed 8 Jun 4

Kathmandu's largest shareholder has 'not been forthcoming' on why it only partially paid the alleged debt.

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