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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.

July 1, 2022

Why you should consider getting a will (even if you think you’re too young for one)

Many people assume that Wills are for those who are older and possess a large amount of assets. What they […]
June 23, 2022

Rollover relief to the Brightline rule

The Brightline property rule applies to properties purchased after 1 October 2015. It looks into what period the property was […]
June 3, 2022

New guidance on discretionary payments under the Holidays Act 2003

The Holidays Act 2003 (HA) sets out that employers must take into account ‘gross earnings’ when calculating payments for holidays. […]
May 31, 2022

Changes to Kāinga Ora First Home Grant

Changes to Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities’ (“Kāinga Ora”) first home products were recently announced as a part of […]
May 17, 2022

Changes are now possible on a birth certificate

Every child born in New Zealand receives a birth certificate including the details surrounding the time and place, who the […]
May 5, 2022

The future of smoking in New Zealand is revealed

Smoking cigarettes has always been permitted in New Zealand. In more recent times the health hazards that smoking poses have […]
April 22, 2022

Review of new drug testing at festivals law

Event organisers now have new legislation that allows for drug testing at concerts and festivals. Previously in New Zealand, drug […]
April 7, 2022

What is a testamentary guardian and what they can/can’t do

Generally, a mother and father are referred to as the natural guardians of their child. Section 26 of the Care […]
March 22, 2022

Overview of the End of Life Choice Act 2019

The End of Live Choice Act 2019 came into effect in November 2021 (“the Act”). It establishes the framework for […]