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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 11, 2022

Getting a Mortgage in 2022 – what you need to know

You may have heard that banks have been tightening their belts but why has this happened and what can you […]
December 30, 2021

Tenants in common – when only one wants to sell

Property sharing agreements are becoming more prevalent as individuals seek certainty of outcomes, where unforeseen circumstances intervene after property purchases. […]
November 3, 2021

Partner with Kainga Ora to buy your first home

Are you a First Time Home Buyer who doesn’t quite have enough to buy a home that meets your needs? […]
October 5, 2021

Modifying or extinguishing restrictive covenants

A restrictive covenant is a contract between two parties that is restrictive in nature; a promise not to do something. […]
September 7, 2021

New purchase price allocation rules

The purchase price allocation (“PPA”) income tax rules came into effect on 1 July 2021. These rules are particularly significant […]
September 1, 2021

How does Alert Level 3 affect property transactions?

All of us here at Pier Law are working remotely from our homes and will continue to so during Alert […]
August 24, 2021

Three waters debate

Water is a precious and essential resource for us all. Its use and sustainability are constantly under review to ensure […]
August 16, 2021

Money Laundering and You

For some time now, people still get a surprised reaction when they hear about money laundering in New Zealand.  For […]
July 13, 2021

Changes to tax deductability on interest expenses

In late March earlier this year, the Labour Government announced a number of changes regarding the New Zealand housing policy […]