3 Oct 2012

Court date for Rena owner adjourned

3:37 pm on 3 October 2012

The company that owns the Rena has had its next court appearance adjourned to the end of October.

The case regarding the Greek-based Daina Shipping Company was scheduled to be in court on Friday, the one-year anniversary of the container ship running aground.

The company is charged under the Resource Management Act with discharging a harmful substance from a ship into the coastal environment after the vessel grounded on Astrolabe reef, off Tauranga, on 5 October 2011.

The case has been adjourned to 26 October.