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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

August 13, 2019

Different Ways Titles are Held – Crosslease, fee simple, stratum in freehold, leasehold

A title is a way to record the land and properties information, such as lot numbers, how big the section […]
July 30, 2019

Why do we pay rates?

Rates provide income to councils around NZ to help fund services and facilities that benefit the public. Rates are collected […]
July 12, 2019

How can you requisition a title?

Under an agreement for sale and purchase of land, a requisition of title is a request made by the purchaser […]
June 18, 2019

Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (PPPR)

The purpose of the PPPR is to protect the personal and property rights of people who are not capable of […]
May 31, 2019

What is the purpose of a LIM report?

When purchasing a property, obtaining a Land Information Memorandum (“LIM”) report from the relevant council is strongly recommended. A LIM […]
May 15, 2019

Meth Contaminated Properties

A property that has been used to manufacture methamphetamine, or has had methamphetamine smoked inside, can be contaminated with methamphetamine […]
July 2, 2018

The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009

Why we need to ask you for your information We want to advise you of law changes that will apply […]
February 6, 2018

How the Residential Care Subsidy can affect your Asset Planning – What you need to know?

The Residential Care Subsidy (“Subsidy”) is becoming increasingly topical as New Zealand’s 65+ population is projected to increase from 15% […]
January 20, 2018

Law Update: Trading on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is not a public holiday, yet most businesses used to have to be closed on this particular day.  […]