December/February 2023   Occupation Right Agreements Print version  
          Residential Land Withholding Tax – When and who pays it?    
          Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill    
          Changes to the Fair Trading Act    
          Order to act under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988    
          Further thoughts on workplace bullying    
          Executors and trustees of a will    
          124 Queen Street, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street, Hastings    
      September/November 2022   Changes to First Home products Print version  
          Epidemic Preparedness Notice for commercial leases and mortgages    
          A brief summary of the Fair Pay Agreements Bill    
          Family Protection Act claims    
          Attribution vs market salary rules    
          Trees under Emissions Trading Scheme    
          Seller/agent slip-ups    
          124 Queen Street, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street, Hastings    
      June/August 2022   Rollover relief to the brightline rule Print version  
          Overview of the Official Information Act 1982    
          Guarantees – Discussing anti-discharge clauses    
          A review of cross-lease issues    
          Climate change litigation – a visable legal remedy    
          Power of attorney medical certificates    
          Maintenance agreements    
          124 Queen Street, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street, Hastings    
      March/May 2022   Lawyer opportunity Print version  
Commercial contracts and climate
change: Time to think differently
          Overview of the End of Life Choice
Act 2019
          What is a testamentary guardian
and what they can/can’t do
          Review of new drug testing at
festivals law
          New guidance on discretionary payments under the Holidays Act 2003    
          The future of smoking in New Zealand    
          Changes for birth certificates    
          124 Queen Street, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street, Hastings    
      December/February 2022   Covid-19 vaccine/regulations - employer and employee rights Print version  
          Taxes on utes rules


          Overview of the Wills Act    
          Trusts: when is a loan really a distribution?    
          Trial vs. probationary periods - what is the difference?    
          Tenants in common: when one wants to sell    
          Family Protection Act - claims and dates    
          124 Queen Street, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street, Hastings    
      September/November 2021   New purchase price allocation rules Print version  
          Enduring Power of Attorneys – A brief guide    
          Modifying or extinguishing restrictive covenants    
          Smart watches for our kids – How safe are they?    
          Personal grievances – A brief overview    
          When rural farm debt requires solutions    
          Three Waters debate    
          124 Queen Street East, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street East, Hastings    
      June/August 2021   Recent change to the bright-line test Print version  
          Proposed changes to hate crime and hate speech laws    
          A guide to KiwiSaver withdrawals and First Home Grants    
          Changes to tax deductibility on interest expenses    
          Copyright and content sourcing online – where do you stand?    
          NZ / Australia travel bubble requirements    
          Removal of incapacitated trustees    
      March/May 2021   Changes to the Privacy Act Print version  
          Online harassment: where and how to get help    
          Virtually witnessed documents – are they valid?    
          Changes to sick leave entitlements    
          Insider’s guide to the Disputes Tribunal    
          Traps when buying a used car    
          Leaving chattels under a will    
          124 Queen Street East, Hastings    
          126 Queen Street East, Hastings    
      December/February 2021   124 Queen Street East, Hastings Print version  
          Changes to building consents    
          The Dog Control Act 1996 explained    
          What does Restraint of Trade mean?    
          Employment changes in regards to working from home    
Relationship Property and the necessity of full disclosure
          Does the vendor have to remove rubbish?    
          What is a testamentary guardian?    
      September/November 2020   Overview of COVID-19 Public Health Response Act Print version  
          Difference between Contracting Out & Relationship Property Agreements    
          Paper roads explained    
          Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill and terminating a tenancy    
          Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 – key points    
          Importance of a Pre-Settlement Inspection    
          Can an activated EPA vote for the Donor?    
      June/August 2020   Mortgage free holiday overview Print version  
          Access issues - commercial leases during COVID-19 lockdown    
          Employment rights for ACC claims: both sides of the coin    
          Overview of the redundancy process    
          Overview of Trusts Act 2019    
          Open space covenants    
          Residential tenancy requirements revisited    
      March/May 2020   Overview of Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 Print version  
          Points of interest on drug and alcohol testing in the workplace    
          What is a Calderbank offer, and when it should be used?    
          How do you enforce land covenants when a neighbour is in breach?    
          Importance of insurance in a natural disaster    
          General consequence when bankruptcy is declared    
          Statutory entitlement for sick leave    
      December/February 2020   Types of trusts and their benefits Print version  
          Purchasing a property at auction – what you need to know    
          Bringing the Adoption Act into modern times    
          Further change to gun laws    
          What rights do beneficiaries of a discretionary trust have?    
          The role of the executor    
          The new Trust Act 2019    
      September/November 2019   Anti-money laundering overview Print version  
          What to know when building a house with a building company    
          Overview of the new gun law changes    
          Sole Trader and Limited Liability Company – liability compared    
          Caveats Explained    
          How many directors need to sign?    
          Importance of insurance in buying a home    
      June/August 2019   Rental property standards Print version  
          The importance of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney    
          Under what circumstances should you form a Trust    
          An overview of mortgagee sales    
          An overview of Domestic Violence Leave    
          What is the purpose of a LIM report?    
          When can you access your KiwiSaver?    
      March/May 2019   Meth contaminated properties Print version  
          Hague Convention    
          Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (PPPR)    
          Sexual harassment in the workplace – what to do?    
          Different way titles are held – Crosslease, fee simple, stratum in freehold, leasehold    
          How can you requisition a title?    
          Why do we pay rates?    
      December/February 2019   First home buyers – The process of buying and what to look out for Print version  
          Rural Leases    
          How to give Notice to Your Tenant and What You can do if a Tenant is No Longer Paying Rent    
          Wills – What does having a Will mean and what happens when people die without one    
          Relationship Property    
          Unpaid Rates lead to Sale of Property    
          When You may have to Pay Tax selling a Property    
      September/November 2018   Commercial leases – what to look out for Print version  
          Employment agreements from an employer perspective – make sure your employment agreements, and their clauses, stand up against the law    
          Personal Grievances – What needs to be considered when raising a PG    
          Terms of trade    
          Major Transactions - Your obligations as a Director and Trustee    
          Changes to the Food Act    
          What the fence?    
      June/August 2018   Lease Agreement versus Tenancy Agreement – What is the difference? Print version  
          Cross-leases – What are they and what implications do they have?    
          Disputes Resolution Series: Negotiation – How can it help you?    
          Subdividing Land – What to Expect    
          A Review of Labour’s 100 Day Plan    
          Residential Land Withholding Tax – What is it and does it apply to you?    
          Proposed Bright-line Amendments    
      March/May 2018   Changing Immigration Policies – The Result Print version  
          The new Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism laws    
          Alternative Dispute Resolution Series: Arbitration - How can it assist you?    
          An introduction to shareholders' agreement - Why are they important?    
          Proposed changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 – What you need to be aware of    
          Who Pays the Rates? – Selling a Property    
          Inheritance – Is it separate property?    
      December/February 2018   Employees – What are we allowed? Print version  
          Alternative Dispute Resolution Series: How It can help You - Mediation in Employment Disputes    
          Law Update: Trading on Easter Sunday    
          Reforms in Trust Law – what it means for your trust    
          How the Residential Care Subsidy can affect your Asset Planning – What you need to know?    
          Trading hours over Christmas    
          Wacky Christmas Laws and Practises    
      September/November 2017   Cloud Storage Print version  
          The Corporate Veil    
          Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill    
          Why is competition law important? – NZME and Fairfax media merger case    
          Personal Lending Guarantees – Enforceability    
          “The Ruck – a Lawyer’s analysis of the rules of rugby’s ruck.”    
          Quirky Commonwealth Laws    
      June/August 2017   Brexit, Political Power and the Role of the Courts Print version  
          Enduring Powers of Attorney – Recent Changes    
          The Harmful Digital Communications Act – Cyberbullies Beware    
          Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 – Happy First Birthday    
          Auction Preparation    
          Default Interest    
          Trusts - A Brief Summary    
      March/May 2017   The Bright-line Test Print version  
          The Human Tissues Act    
          I have been named an executor of a will, what do I do now?    
          Reckless Trading    
          Small Passenger Services Review    
          Queen's Chain    
          The Ombudsman    
      December/February 2017   Intellectual Property Licensing Print version  
          Plant Variety Rights    
          Best vs Reasonable Endeavours    
          Sharemilking Agreements    
          Going to Court – Checklist    
          Building a Boundary Fence    
          Strange and Wonderful Land Covenants    
      October/November 2016   Eureka! Now What? Print version  
          Secrecy Agreements    
          What goes on in a property transaction?    
          The legal results of a market decline    
          Brexit – A comparison with the NZ China FTA    
          Net Migration    
          “Click Agree” Agreements    
      June/August 2016   Flat mate or de facto partner? Print version  
          Buildings and warrants of fitness    
          The ins and outs of a restraint of trade clause    
          Citizen’s arrest: An overview?    
          Buying goods subject to security – the “ordinary course of business” exemption    
          Property Purchase – Meth testing    
          Reform – Health & Safety at Work Act 2015    
      March/May 2016   The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill – A look at the changes for landlords and tenants Print version  
          Gift vouchers – What happens if the company goes into receivership?    
          The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 – In force from 4 April 2016    
          How well do you know your lease?    
          Maori Land – How Succession of Maori Land works    
          Updated agreement for sale and purchase of real estate    
          Buying a vehicle – is there money owing?    
      December/February 2016   Selling a business - things to consider Print version  
          Trusts and relationship property - what does Clayton v Clayton mean for me?    
          Tax changes for settlements and the proposed "bright-line" test    
          Modernising Child, Youth and Family Services - Interim Report    
          How to obtain a Limited Licence    
          Alcohol control    
          Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement update    
      September/November 2015   Residential Land Transactions Print version  

Passing away without a Will - what happens to your Estate?

          Child support    
          Changes to the Companies Act 1993    
          Cyber Bullying - on its way out?    
          Maga Carta - 800 years on    
          Building contracts & Retention sums    
          Building your new home - why include a sunset clause?    
      June/August 2015   For traders – what are your obligations when selling goods online? Print version  
          Property sales – disclosure    
          The Family Court reforms – one year on    
          Speak no evil – non-disparagement provisions in employment settlement agreements    
          Bain’s latest battle: the quest for compensation    
          Building Amendment Act 2013 update    
          Should you pay a deposit?    
      March/May 2015   Work life and private life – implications of social media Print version  
          Trust law: trustees’ duties – are you at risk?    
          Becoming a permanent resident in New Zealand    
          The Supreme Court – 10 years on    
          The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – an overview    
          New Zealand’s extradition laws – Law Commission review    
          Traffic law - can you bike home from the pub?    
      December/February 2015   Neighbour law part 2: Nuisance and trespass, issues with animals, noises & smells Print version  
          The disciplinary meeting as part of a sound process    
          For companies – an overview of voluntary administration, receivership and liquidation    
          Greenpeace NZ – Supreme Court decision    
          What is a General Security Agreement?    
          Fixture or chattel - why should I care?    
          Attorneys under enduring powers of attorney – what is your role?    
      September/November 2014   Employment investigations - running a sound process Print version  
          Neighbour law part 1 - love thy neighbour    
          Protecting your trading name    
          Sports law - criminalising match-fixing in New Zealand    
          Judicial review - the Lucan Battison case    
          What is a certificate of acceptance?    
          Psychoactive Substances Act - amendment    
      June/August 2014   Consumer Law reform - what does it mean for you? Print version  
          Selling and buying goods internationally    
          Ensuring it's a first house and not a P house    
          Changes to the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987    
          Executors & Trustees - roles & responsibilities    
          The Harmful Digital Communications Bill    
          Trust Busting - case update    
      March/May 2014   Your duty of disclosure to your insurer Print version  
          Makeover for trust law proposed    
          Health and safety reform on the horizon    
          Review of burial and cremation laws    
          A new Incorporated Societies Act    
          Redundancy pitfalls for employers    
          Update - the Emissions Trading Scheme    
          Daniel Scannell Guitar Tuition    
      December/February 2014   DIY And The Law Print version  
          Extended Warranties And The Consumer Guarantees Act:    
          Construction Contracts Amendment Bill    
          The America's Cup: Battles Off The Water    
          Challenging The Terms Of A Will    
          Canceling A Conditional Contract    
          Protect Your Position As Supplier - Is Your Product At Risk?    
      September/November 2013   Big Brother Is Watching - Intelligence Developments Print version  
          Going Into Business - An Overview Of Why You Need A Shareholder Agreement    
          The Employment Relations Amendment Bill    
          Estate Planning - Residential Care Loans    
          Relocation Outside Of New Zealand    
          Is Your Will Valid? Don't Get Caught Out    
          Royal Pardon    
      June/August 2013   Homeowner Beware! Print version  
          Law Commission Review Of The News media    
          Relationship Property After Death    
          Food Standards    
          Psychoactive Substances Bill    
          Trustee vs Executor    
      March/May 2013   Drug Testing In The Workplace Print version  
          Council Liability For Leaky Buildings    
          Alternative Dispute Resolution    
          For Richer, For Poorer - Contracting Out Of The Property Relationship Act 1976    
          Proposed Introduction of Starting Out Wage    
          Maori Wardens    
      December/February 2013   Electronic Identity Verification Bill Print version  
          Commercial Leases - Rights of Renewal    
          Personal Property Securities Register and Terms of Trade    
          ADLS Building Report Clause 9.3    
          Water - Use and Consents    
          Olympic Litigants - London 2012    
          Lawyers v Conveyancers    
      September/November 2012   Employment Law Update Print version  
          Enduring Powers Of Attorney    
          The Accident Compensation Corporation    
          Vendor Warranties And Real Estate    
          The Rise Of Look Through Companies    
          Solicitor v Barrister    
          The Big Squash    
      June/August 2012   Changes To Credit Laws Print version  
          Abolishment Of Gift Duty And Impact On Trusts    
          The Dark Side Of Mortgagee Sales    
          Joint Tenants vs Tenants In Common    
          Changes To Building Laws    
          Marriages And Name Changes    
      March/May 2012   Bill Introduced To Prevent Foreign Abuse Of New Zealand Company Laws Print version  
          Changes To Road & Driving Laws    
          Financial Markets Authority    
          The International Education Market    
          Licence To Marry    
          Paid Sleep-Overs    
      December/February 2012   Counterfeit and Illegal Goods Print version  
          Christchurch Earthquake To Trigger Changes To Resource Management Act 1991    
          Frustrated Contacts    
          Child Support Changes    
          Buying And Selling A Unit Title Property    
          The "Gift Of Life"    
          What Is Relationship Property Valued Following Separation?    
      September/November 2011   Protecting Your Intellectual Property From Trading Risks Print version  
          Alcohol Reform Bill    
          Crimes Amendment Bill No. 2 - Protection of Children    
          The Unit Titles Act 2010    
          The Coroners Court    
          Supreme Court Goes Live    
          Weddings and Wills    
      June/August 2011   In a Seashell: The Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 Print version  
          Sleeping on the Job    
          Consumer Law Update    
          Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill    
          Changes to Manage Legal Aid Spending    
          Employment Law Update    
          A King or a Queen - The Law of Succession    
      February/April 2011   Creating a Culture of Charitable Giving Print version  
          Off the Richter    
          Changes to the Employment Relations Act    
          Gift Duty to be Abolished    
          Your Rights: Consumer Guarantees Act    
          Changes to the Holiday Act    
          Email Disclaimers    
      November/January 2011   90 Day Trial Periods - Employers Beware Print version  
          Directors Right to Rely on Specialist Advice    
          Alcohol Law Reform Package    
          Company Rules to be Tightened    
          Wills and Property Ownership - Things you need to know    
          DNA Collection    
          Government Response to Canterbury Earthquake    
      August/October 2010   Paths, Terrain and Automobiles - What is Reasonable Access to Land? Print version  
          Director's Duties    
          Police Safety Orders    
          Animal Welfare Bill    
          Emissions Trading Scheme in the Agricultural Sector    
          The Importance of a Current Will    
          Big Brother may be Watching you!    
      May/July 2010   Restructuring: The Three D's Print version  
          Three Strikes Law    
          Shake Up for Legal Aid    
          No Code Compliance Certificate    
          The Case of the Nude Cyclist    
          Unfair Parking Ticket?    
      February/April 2010   Employment Update Print version  
          Family Court - Early Intervention    
          Franchise Agreements    
          Real Estate Agents Act 2008    
          Trust Beneficiaries' Rights    
          Court Ordered Mediation    
          Twittering in Court    
      November/January 2010   The New REINZ Plain English Sale and Purchase Agreement Print version  
          The Partial Defence of Provocation    
          Unit Titles Law Change Updated    
          Trustee Duties    
          Changes to the District Court Rules    
          Hand-Held Cell Phone Ban for Vehicle Drivers    
          Maori Land - Current Issues    
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