Construction Companies and Builders Beware!

The High Court has recently passed judgement in the case of Palmer v Hewett Building Limited & Anor [2021] NZHC 1460, and in doing so puts construction companies and builders alike around New Zealand on notice.

Residential Tenancies

Updates to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

On 5th August 2020, the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill passed its 3rd reading in the House and will come into effect as the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 after Royal Assent. Although the majority of changes will only kick in after a six-month period, giving time for tenants and landlords to be aware of their new obligations and rights. The Act will have a direct impact on both tenants and landlords.


Buying your first home – FAQs

We’ve helped many a nervous buyer through their first purchase and so we’re well practised at anticipating the things you might want to know. Here are some of the most frequent questions our team is asked…