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Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points

Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points

A better-than-expected economic recovery after the scourges of Covid has enabled the government to propose significant investment in health and...
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To jab or not to jab?

To jab or not to jab?

Your employee doesn’t want a Covid vaccination? While many Kiwis are queuing up and eagerly awaiting their Covid vaccinations, not...
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Business briefs

Business briefs

Mainzeal: lessons for directors Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd was a New Zealand construction company placed into liquidation in 2013....
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Rural leases: should be more specific

Rural leases: should be more specific

Should be more specific Leasing of farms, orchards and cropping land is becoming more common. It is a good way...
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Trusts: still fit for purpose for farm ownership and succession?

Trusts: still fit for purpose for farm ownership and succession?

Trusts have long been the preferred vehicle for farm ownership. Historically, holding a property through a trust meant that ownership...
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Over the fence

Over the fence

National Environmental Standards for Freshwater Regulations 2020: impacts on winter grazing The National Environmental Standards for Freshwater Regulations 2020 came...
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Social media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?

Social media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy (Publilius Syrus, 85-43 BC) Social media is a very powerful...
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Cyber security 101 for business

Cyber security 101 for business

Some practical tips You arrive at work to find that files with sensitive commercial and client information held on your...
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A child’s right to a relationship with both their parents

A child’s right to a relationship with both their parents

Input is needed from Mum and Dad When a couple separates, there is sometimes a major dispute when parents or...
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LIM reports and property files

LIM reports and property files

What is the difference? If you are considering buying a property, you should carry out due diligence to assess its...
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Postscript

Postscript

Check your passport is current With a travel bubble opening with Australia, do check that your passport is still valid...
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Rent reviews in commercial leases

Rent reviews in commercial leases

A variety of clauses to suit different situations Negotiating commercial leases can involve a significant amount of crystal ball gazing...
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Reverse mortgages

Reverse mortgages

Increasing in popularity The current combination of increasing living costs, rising house prices and low interest rates has seen more...
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Property Briefs

Property Briefs

Is your property fully insured? There are potential insurance risks for properties that have shared areas, for example multi-storey town...
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Succession and trust law changes

Succession and trust law changes

Extension of Māori Land Court jurisdiction A significant change to the succession laws relating to Māori land [1] came into force on...
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