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The leaky homes debacle has caused untold misery and stress for literally thousands of New Zealand homeowners. Class Act tells the story of one of the biggest class action lawsuits in New Zealand legal history brought by ordinary Kiwis against building manufacturers, whose defective and substandard products have ruined lives.

The leaky homes debacle has caused untold misery and stress for literally thousands of New Zealand homeowners. Class Act tells the story of one of the biggest class action lawsuits in New Zealand legal history brought by ordinary Kiwis against building manufacturers, whose defective and substandard products have ruined lives.
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New Zealand

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The leaky homes debacle has caused untold misery and stress for literally thousands of New Zealand homeowners. Class Act tells the story of one of the biggest class action lawsuits in New Zealand legal history brought by ordinary Kiwis against building manufacturers, whose defective and substandard products have ruined lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

0064 21 861157


Episodes

Episode 5

5/14/2019
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Duration:00:13:15

Episode 4: The True Cost

4/18/2019
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This week's episode brings us an insight from building expert John Dalton on the financial and human cost of leaky homes.

Duration:00:09:45

Episode 3 : Legal Wranglings

4/18/2019
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Building the case to go after the manufacturers of dodgy building materials that caused untold misery for thousands proves to be a gargantuan task. Luckily, one lawyer takes up the challenge and proves to be a force to reckoned with.

Duration:00:07:58

Episode 2: Tricky Leaks

4/18/2019
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With so many homeowners blighted with the stigma of owning a leaky property, one lawyer proves to be a powerful ally when she takes up the fight.

Duration:00:08:52

Episode 1 Homeowners $oaked

4/18/2019
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In the early 90s, fibre cement was a popular and attractive option for both New Zealand homeowners and builders, but no one foresaw its ugly consequences.

Duration:00:09:17