Water is a precious and essential resource for us all. Its use and sustainability are constantly under review to ensure it is treasured and used in the most efficient and effective way.
A restrictive covenant is a contract between two parties that is restrictive in nature; a promise not to do something. The unique feature of restrictive covenants is that once they are noted on your title, they run with the land and bind subsequent owners.
Life can be uncertain, and we never know what is just around the corner. No matter what age you are, anyone could have an accident or become seriously ill. In these circumstances, someone needs to step in and make sure you are being cared for properly.
The new Trusts Act 2019 has had a far-reaching impact on all aspects of trust law. One of its very sensible and practical amendments is to assist in streamlining the process when a trustee under a trust becomes incapacitated.
The new rules around the bright-line test have been hard to miss in recent months, but what do they mean for the average person buying a residential home to live in? The bright-line test has been amended over the years and as such, there are three different rules to consider depending on when you purchased your residential property.
The KiwiSaver First Home Withdrawal and First Home Grants are two separate processes. However, if you are eligible, the combination of the two can jump-start the process of buying your first home.
Although the Government encourages all New Zealanders to get vaccinated it has confirmed that the vaccination will not be compulsory for the general public which raises several questions for both employers and employees.
A vital provision of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“the Act”) requires the completion of full disclosure by both parties before the Contracting Out Agreement ("COA") or Separation Agreement ("SA") can be signed and certified.
Buying a new house is a positive experience and looked forward to by all purchasers. The Vendors too are looking forward to moving on to a different location.