Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:27 p.m.
by MediaStuff Popular
The Government's decision to declare parts of Christchurch a red zone and seek to buy land was made outside of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act - but it was not illegal.
The third and final day of the High Court trial between the Quake Outcasts and Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and CERA chief executive Roger Sutton has seen counsel David Goddard defend the Government's decisions.
He told the court the CER Act provided "additional powers to ...