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Precedent-setting case granting Customary Marine Title
The first major ruling under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 was released by the High Court on Friday 7 May 2021.
If you can’t see the Redwood for the trees, our new partner can.
Congratulations to Holland Beckett Law’s newest partner, James McDougall, who leads the Rotorua office.
COVID-19 and minimum wage obligations – the latest from the Employment Court
The key issue - whether an Employer was obligated to pay employees the minimum wage.
Healthy Homes Standards and Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020
The Healthy Home Standards and Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 are now law.
Fast tracking New Zealand’s COVID 19 recovery
2020 certainly isn’t the year we thought it would be and the Covid-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 (the Act) definitely wasn’t on the Government’s legislative agenda back in January. The Act was passed under urgency and is part of the government’s economic response to Covid-19, promoting development as a way to stimulate the economy.
Fresh National Direction: The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020
The brand new National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020 (NPSFM20) came into force on 3 September 2020, replacing the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (NPSFM14). The new statement forms part of the Government’s overhaul of the freshwater planning framework and introduces a slew of changes to the way regional councils are required to manage freshwater resources in the future.