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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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Articles

Published 28th August 2015 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

Are they a good mix in organising relationship property in the rural sector?

Published 14th July 2015 by Melanie Timms, Wain & Naysmith

Every year our fire service is kept busy battling blazes in rural areas which cause substantial damage to the landscape and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to put out.

Published 18th March 2015 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

When buying any business, assets or property it’s important to undertake a due diligence investigation into what you are looking to buy.

Published 18th March 2015 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

An easement is defined as ‘a right of one person is respect of another person’s land.’ For rural properties these rights can often be crucial issues for the use of...

Published 18th March 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014.

Published 18th March 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The government reviews the minimum wage each year. On 1 April 2015 the adult minimum wage is to rise from $14.25/hour to $14.75/hour.

Published 18th March 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

With about three months remaining of the dairy farming season for 2014–2015 we recommend you review your sharemilking agreements, if you haven’t already done so.

Published 18th March 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2014 came into effect on 6 March 2015 and makes some important changes to New Zealand’s employment law.