8 Feb 2024

Climate activist wins case to pursue big polluters

From Morning Report, 6:49 am on 8 February 2024

Iwi leader Mike Smith is celebrating that he can pursue a court case against seven big polluters for helping cause climate change.

In a 70-page judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled his case can go ahead.

The climate activist, of Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahu descent, hopes the trial date will come quickly.

Smith spoke to Corin Dann.