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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.

September 18, 2020

Paper Roads Explained

An unformed legal road, more commonly known as a paper road, is a parcel of land that is legally recognised […]
September 8, 2020

The Difference between Contracting Out and Relationship Property Agreements

The primary and distinctive difference between contracting out and relationship property agreements relates to the timing and status of a […]
August 28, 2020

Overview of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented global disaster. Entire nations were forced to go into lockdown, […]
August 20, 2020

Open space covenants

Long before the current focus on climate change and other environmental issues emerged, many indications were already pointing New Zealand […]
August 6, 2020

Importance of insurance in a natural disaster

In light of recent events like the Christchurch earthquakes, and the Australian bushfires and flooding, it really does hammer home […]
July 21, 2020

Overview of Trusts Act 2019

The Trusts Act 2019 was passed into law in the same year and becomes operative on 30 January 2021. The […]
July 8, 2020

Statutory entitlement for sick leave

We all get sick from time to time, and New Zealand law in the form of the Holidays Act 2003 […]
June 26, 2020

First Home Buyer Checklist

Download our First Home Buyer Checklist that details everything you need to know about buying your first home.
June 24, 2020

First Home Buyers Glossary

We understand that buying your first home can be a daunting process – especially when some of the terminology may […]