New Zealand SLAPPs
This page adds to a list of Australian SLAPP suits and threatened law suits. It contains the references to SLAPPs in New Zealand. The full details of the list and the definitions used is at SLAPP's in Australia.
One of two cases where a timber preservation product company suing a scientist over reports and media comment on NZ building standards and the effectiveness of the company’s product.
One of two cases where a timber preservation product company sued over comment on NZ building standards and the effectiveness of the company’s product. The suit is over media comment by a leading scientist and by the Opposition spokesperson on the building industry.
Other SourceWatch resources
- "Kop-Coat moves to restore confidence in Boron treatment," Friday Offcuts, 14 July 2006.
- Nick Smith, MP "$15 million writ an attack on free speech" Media Release from National Party Building Spokesperson (and defendant), 23 December 2005.
- Greg Ogle, The Bush Lawyer's Guide to Using Legal Threats as Wallpaper
- "Public Interest Lawyers' Statement in Support of Public Participation Law Reform" (pdf, 20KB)