The new government’s coalition agreements gives a clear indication of its plans in relation to its resource management legislative reform for the next three years.

Is your Trust causing you uncertainty? Come along to a free Trusts Q&A evening with two Trust Law experts from Holland Beckett Law.

Following the recent storm and flooding events, Tauranga City Council has undertaken a review of its slope hazard maps and some landowners may have received letters from TCC advising that their property is now subject to a ‘slope hazard’.

The National Built and Environment Act 2023 and the Spatial Planning Act 2023 were given Royal Assent on 24 August 2023 and will repeal and replace the Resource Management Act 1991.

Employment Law

Given the current economic conditions facing employers in New Zealand, it is predicted that pay rises for employees will be at far lower levels.  One possible solution could be the introduction of “Summertime Hours”.

The NPS-HPL came into effect on 17 October 2022. Since then, two issues have been identified about its restrictions on non-land-based uses and development. 

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Holland Beckett Law has created a podcast series that looks at different ways of approaching access to justice.

The rule known as the “golden rule” is a measure of what might be considered best practice for lawyers in the preparation and execution of a Will. 

Chief Judge Inglis of the Employment Court has delivered her anticipated decision declaring six Gloriavale women as employees for their time at the remote Westland Christian community.

The second phase of the firearms reform process that began in 2019 reached a new milestone on 24 June 2023 with the introduction of the Arms Amendment Regulations 2023.

If you’ve got nothing nice to say, say nothing at all” may be an old adage, but it still has force in the social media age.  In this article, we highlight some of the do’s and don’ts for interacting online.

The Property Law Act 2007 provides a “code” governing the cancellation of a lease by the lessor for breach of covenant or condition by the lessee.  The “code” is contained in sections 244 to 246 of the Act.