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Implications for Resource Consent Applications

New Zealand King Salmon Supreme Court Decision - Implications for Resource Consent Applications

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Do we Need a Relationship Property Agreement?

Just bought or contemplating buying a home? Do you need to consider a Relationship Property Agreement?

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Goods Today, Pay Tomorrow - How Can you Protect your Goods Pending Payment?

Do you offer your customers the luxury of walking away with goods on the promise to pay later? If so, you may be at risk of non-payment for those goods, in addition to the loss of those goods. Read more to find out how to protect yourself when goods have been supplied but not paid for.

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Marine Farming Association's Recent Entry Award

Congratulations to Peta-Claire Brunel who won the Recent Entrant Award, announced at the Marine Farming Association's Conference dinner on Friday 25 July.

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How do “cross lease” titles differ from “fee simple” titles?

How do “cross lease” titles differ from “fee simple” titles? And why does it matter? Seemingly, most property purchasers are either not aware of the difference between these types of title, or simply do not care.

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Implications of the NZ King Salmon Decision

Immediately prior to Easter, the Supreme Court issued its decisions on appeals against four new salmon farms granted to the New Zealand King Salmon Company. One of these decisions is likely to have significant implications for all those involved in Resource Management Act processes.

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Debtor Examinations and Attachment Orders

The procedure for obtaining attachment orders against judgment debtors has recently been radically reformed.

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Jury Service

Jury Service - Learn all about exemptions, payment and interesting facts around Jury Service in New Zealand.

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Should we help the kids buy a house?

There has been much talk lately of adult children turning to the “bank of mum and dad” to help bolster their house deposit savings and enable them to finance their first home.

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Avoiding Unit Title Disclosure Pitfalls

If you are considering selling or purchasing a unit title property, you should consult your Lawlink lawyer prior to signing any agreement for sale and purchase.

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Update after Recent Marlborough Earthquakes: Important Insurance Information for Home Buyers

We understand that insurers are again not issuing new policies in the wider Nelson, Marlborough and Wellington Regions.

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Bathroom-camera decision reveals importance placed on privacy

In 2012 a woman sued her boyfriend’s flatmate for hiding a video camera in the bathroom the two men shared, recording images of her while she showered.

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Leaky Buildings

Early this year Woodhouse J in the High Court held the Auckland Council liable for 30% of the difference between the value of Ross and Linda Johnsons’ leaky house, and what they paid for it.

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Everyone needs a will, regardless of age

Information about will's, Family Trusts and enduring powers of attorney

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