We recap the key tips and takeaways for employers who are likely to be impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Employment Law

The Government has issued a completely new order that sets out the restrictions (and exceptions) for what Level 4 looks like.

The Government has proposed changes to the low slope map in the Resource Management (Stock Exclusion) Regulations 2020 forming part of the Government’s Essential Freshwater reforms.

The Government has proposed new regulations for freshwater farm plans intended to halt further degradation of waterways; make material improvement in the health of waterways and restore degraded waterways.

When was the last time you reviewed the terms of your Will?

The Government has released an ‘exposure draft’ of the National Built Environments Act (NBA), intended to replace the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) 

When should you appoint a testamentary guardian and what do they do?

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.

Holland Beckett

Congratulations to Holland Beckett Law’s newest partner, James McDougall, who leads the Rotorua office.

Commercial Law

What is cartel behaviour and what does it mean to my business?

On 10 February 2021, the Minister for the Environment announced that the Resource Management Act 1991 will be repealed.

When a person makes a decision in relation to their personal or property rights, they are presumed to have capacity.