Supreme Court rules swamp Kauri cannot be exported | Newshub

It's a victory for groups who fought to prove rules were being exploited.

A small Far North conservation group has won a court battle that could shut down the majority of swamp kauri exports.

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The Supreme Court says exporting swamp kauri slabs as 'tabletops' or logs as 'temple poles' is illegal.

The Supreme Court says it may be a good idea for the Government to review the laws around swamp kauri.

Ancient swamp kauri must not be exported unless it's a value-added product, Supreme Court rules.

Northland Environmental Protection Society Decision

Court: William Young, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ JUDGMENT OF THE COURT