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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.

February 23, 2021

Changes to the Privacy Act

The Privacy Act 2020 replaced the Privacy Act 1993, and came into force on 1 December 2020. The exponential change […]
February 10, 2021

The Dog Control Act 1996 Explained

Dogs are one of the most common domestic pets in New Zealand. Dogs provide companionship, are used to assist people […]
January 5, 2021

What is a testamentary guardian?

Everyone should have a will. When making that will, those who have children should ensure that all possibilities are covered […]
December 16, 2020

What does Restraint of Trade mean?

A restraint of trade is a provision generally found in employment contracts, which prohibits an employee from working directly or […]
October 31, 2020

Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 – key points

The purpose of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the “Act”), is to protect the interests of consumers while balancing the […]
October 20, 2020

Can an activated EPA vote for the Donor?

You hold an activated Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”) for property on behalf of a much loved one (known under […]
October 8, 2020

Importance of a Pre-Settlement Inspection

The excited purchasers have found the property and the deed is done – the agreement is signed. They know they […]
September 29, 2020

Rules and Regulations for Evicting a Tenant who Refuses to Leave

With over 34 percent of people in New Zealand renting the property they live in, the passing of the Residential […]
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 […]