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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 […]
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 […]