Tagged: High Court

Attempt to stop NZ vaccine rollout declined, government to pass new bill - Code for life

Grant Jacobs May 19, 2021

The High Court has declined an attempt to halt New Zealand’s vaccination rollout. It does asks the Crown to consider how their plans sit within current law. The government plans to pass a Bill under urgency today to tackle this. I think a fair question is if the deeper issue lies with a lack of mechanism for emergency use approval in … Read More

Corporate backers of anti-fluoride movement lose in NZ High Court. - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 09, 2014

Image Credit: 3 News NZ New Zealand anti-fluoride activists (and their industry backers) suffered a signficant blow with the release of a High Court Judgement on Friday. This Judgement found that all the arguments used by New Health NZ attempting … Continue reading → … Read More

Climate change denier’s false “deep distress” fools no-one - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 12, 2012

Recently I commented on the High Court rejection of the climate change deniers/contrarians/sceptics arguments against NIWA’s New Zealand temperature record. I said that those attacking NIWA were “getting all falsely indignant because others have pointed out that in effect they … Continue reading → … Read More

The story behind the High Court action - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 22, 2012

Some readers may be unaware that New Zealand SciBlogs produces a weekly podcast (usually available Friday afternoon). It’s worth listening to as it provides a Kiwi angle on current science news. The latest podcast (Episode 37 – Science on trial) … Continue reading → … Read More