Auckland High Court daily List – Friday 7 April
NO 5 COURT BEFORE THE HON. JUSTICE TOOGOOD
Ground Floor 9.00am
COLIN GRAEME CRAIG v CAMERON JOHN SLATER
(In Person) (B Henry, C Foster)
Application for an order that the case be tried Before a Judge without a jury
- September 2016: a jury awarded Taxpayers’ Union founder Jordan Williams $1.27 million in damages after he sued Mr Craig over comments made at a news conference.
- December 2016: a copyright lawsuit Mr Craig brought against WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater and Mr Williams over the publication of a poem by Mr Craig was thrown out as “vexatious”.
- February 2017 a defamation claim by Mr Craig against former party board member John Stringer was settled out of court.
Today from Newshub: Colin Craig suing again
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is involved in another defamation case.
This time he’s suing a former employee for $240,000.
His claim alleges a defamatory publication was posted by Jacqueline Stiekema on a Facebook page and that she made other defamatory publications to a third person.
It will be heard in the District Court rather than the High Court, according to a recent decision by High Court Associate Judge Roger Bell.
If you want to post derogatory comments about Craig please do it somewhere else.