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Fine Print

Published three times a year. Fineprint is NZ LAW's flagship publication with wide-ranging articles.

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Commercial eSpeaking

Covering in-depth business law issues, this newsletter is distributed three times a year to member firms' commercial clients.

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Trust eSpeaking

Published two times a year. Covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts.

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Property Speaking

Published three times a year. Keeping property investors and owners abreast of current property issues.

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Rural eSpeaking

Covers stories of interest to farmers and those working in the rural sector, in matters relating to New Zealand's heartland.

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If you would to talk with a lawyer on any of the topics covered in any five of our client newsletters.

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Articles

Published 30th November 2018 by Andree Talbot, Simpson Western

New Zealand’s ageing population has created a boom for retirement villages, with record numbers being developed.

Published 15th November 2018 by RMY Legal

We covered the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill in Property Speaking’s Spring 2018 edition. The Bill has become law and is now the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 (the OIA Act).

Published 15th November 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

New Zealanders love to talk about property. There are a multitude of topics relating to property that Kiwis have an intimate knowledge and understanding about which form the topic of...

Published 15th November 2018 by Bayley Roylance, RMY Legal

Given the significant financial commitment involved in purchasing a property, you want to make sure your investment is sound.

Published 23rd August 2018 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

Our ability to access the ‘great outdoors’ in New Zealand is seen as something of a citizen’s right.

Published 14th August 2018 by Jane Fletcher, Downie Stewart

Flat leases are really ‘residential tenancy agreements’. Agreements should be in writing, however, an unwritten agreement can sometimes be enforced.

Published 14th August 2018 by Andrew Bright, RMY Legal

Low-income homeowners or homeowners in low-income areas could be eligible for the new government grant to assist in keeping their homes warm in winter.

Published 8th May 2018 by Catherine Donaldson, Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers

To talk further about any of the topics we’ve covered, or indeed any property matter, please don’t hesitate to contact us – our details are above.

Published 8th May 2018 by Hamish Kennedy, Knapps Lawyers

Property investors will be familiar with the bright-line test where there are potential tax issues if a residential rental property is owned for less than two years before it is sold.

Published 8th May 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal

The final step before you settle your property purchase is to undertake a ‘pre-purchase inspection’. This gives you the right (under the contract you signed) to inspect the property one...