| Business News | Wednesday April 17 2013 13:30
James Hardie shares have been placed in a trading halt after the New Zealand Ministry of Education launched legal action against the building products company.
The company has asked that trading in the shares stop from midday until it releases the details of the legal action.
James Hardie says the New Zealand Ministry of Education is taking the action against two New Zealand James Hardie subsidiaries, as well as other parties.
Photo: Getty Images