Articles & Guides

17 January 2023   |  Business / Commerical
Unfair Contract Terms under the FTA
5 December 2022   |  Environmental / Resource Management
New Bill proposes changes to Land Information Memorandums
30 November 2022   |  Litigation, Disputes and Employment
Fair Pay Agreements – What Do Employers Need to Know?
25 November 2022   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Who is the right person to choose as executor of your will?
17 November 2022   |  Environmental / Resource Management
The importance of Local Authorities keeping full, accurate and accessible records
25 October 2022   |  Relationship / Family
What to consider if you’re thinking about buying a home with adult children
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
Reviewing Your Relationship Property Agreement: Nothing Lasts Forever
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
The Retirement Village Option - Lifestyle Paradise or a Financial Cost?
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
Relationships, New Relationships, and Children – Making the right Will for your circumstances
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
I am receiving an inheritance - do I have to share it with my spouse/partner?
23 February 2022   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Why Have a Will
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
Guardianship of Children – What Does it Mean?
23 February 2022   |  Relationship / Family
Separation - When a Relationship Ends
8 September 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Native Title and Freshwater Rights
3 September 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Welcome Guidance from the High Court on Development Contribution Policies
12 July 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Two-month extensions for Annual Reporting and Audit Time Frames
2 July 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
First exposure draft of the replacement to the Resource Management Act released
27 June 2021   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Who do you have to provide for when you die?
7 June 2021   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Tax, Trustees and Trusts - Things to Consider
10 May 2021   |  Elder Law, Trusts / Asset Planning
A Legal and Voluntary End of Life Choice
8 April 2021   |  Public Sector
Find the Silver Lining - Opportunities for Capital Projects
17 March 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
High Court gives Proposed East-West Link the Green Light
9 March 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
The Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill
9 March 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Mana Whenua Influence on Planning Rules
11 February 2021   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Territorial Authorities put on notice about the need for proper management of Wastewater Treatment Plants
4 February 2021   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Trustee Considerations for Disclosure - Whether and What to Disclose
21 December 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Zipline Proposal Cut Short - Impact of Cultural Effects
9 December 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
High Court tackles competing primacy of mana whenua groups under RMA
19 November 2020   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Do I Need a Contracting-Out Agreement?
5 November 2020   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Trustees' Disclosure of Information to Beneficiaries - Trusts Act 2019
7 September 2020   |  Elder Law, Trusts / Asset Planning
Residential Care Subsidy - A Trust May Affect Eligibility
7 September 2020   |  Elder Law, Trusts / Asset Planning
Residential Care Subsidy - Working it Out
14 August 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Extending Lapse Period of a Resource Consent
13 August 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
High Court decision on temporary effects in undertaking notification assessment
6 August 2020   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Making a will – Estate considerations when you’ve already helped your children financially
28 July 2020   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Changes to trust law – what the Trusts Act 2019 means for you
16 July 2020   |  Business / Commerical
COVID-19 Recovery Fast-Track Act Takes Effect
2 June 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
A Warning Shot to Territorial Authorities for Future Unlawful Discharges
6 May 2020   |  Business / Commerical
Relief for Directors and Companies affected by Covid-19 Crisis
4 April 2020   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Key recommendations of the Select Committee on the Resource Management Amendment Bill
18 November 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Resource Management Review - Issues and Option Paper Released for Stakeholder Comment
29 October 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Ports Must Avoid Effects On Outstanding Coastal Environments
27 September 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
The Resource Management Amendment Bill
30 June 2019   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
As your life changes so should your Will
28 May 2019   |  Elder Law, Trusts / Asset Planning
Who do you want to control your Estate?
28 May 2019   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Enduring Powers of Attorney
27 May 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Adequacy of Information for Notification Decisions -Discount Brands, Subsequent Legislative Amendments and Case Law
3 April 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Relevant Plan Provisions Must Prevail in Determining Whether Adverse Effects Arise
28 March 2019   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Financial Contribution Conditions Now Confirmed to be Available for Designations
1 November 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Old Argument over Subdivision of Cross Lease Titles Put to Rest
1 October 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Duty of Care in the Context of Regulatory Action?
22 August 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Putting King Salmon into Perspective in Relation to Resource Consents
8 June 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Can Territorial Authorities Now Appeal Their Own Resource Consent Decisions?
23 April 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
This Is Not the Bias You are Looking For - Council Role in the Resource Consent Process
21 February 2018   |  Environmental / Resource Management
Relying on Expert Certification
12 September 2017   |  Business / Commerical
Joint Ventures in Franchising - Proceed with Caution
20 July 2017   |  Business / Commerical
Casenote: Green Road Cattle Company Limited v Southead Holdings Limited
16 July 2017   |  Property / Real Estate
The New Earthquake-prone Buildings Regime
19 May 2017   |  Business / Commerical
A Franchisor's Responsibility For Franchisee's Compliance With Employment Laws
9 May 2017   |  Business / Commerical
The Food Act 2014 - A New Regime For Food Businesses
3 April 2017   |  Property / Real Estate
Earthquake Strengthening for Unit Title Properties
23 March 2017   |  Business / Commerical
Tips for Franchisors Selling Franchises
7 June 2016   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Why have a Trust?
8 September 2015   |  Elder Law, Trusts / Asset Planning
You are incapacitated - Who is looking after all your assets?
7 April 2015   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Funding Options for the Over 60s - Issues for Estates/Remarriages
31 January 2013   |  Trusts / Asset Planning
Trust Debt

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