The Supreme Court has released its highly anticipated judgment in Xu & Anor v IAG  NZSC 68. This case centred on the assignment of insurance claims, in particular, the right to receive full replacement value (reinstatement) under an assigned ...
The Law Commission has recently released its final report reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA). The Commission began the reviewing process back in 2016. The final report takes into account public feedback that has been received in ...
The Government recently announced a number of changes to their programme to assist New Zealanders into home ownership. The following changes take effect from 1 October 2019:
The KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant will become the "First Home Grant"
Are you selling a property? Beware of vendor warranties!
If you are selling a property (residential, commercial, or rural) it is likely that your sale contract will contain "standard" warranties given by the seller to the buyer.
In New ...
Ode to a two-wheeler
Commerical Leases: New Rent Reduction Laws – COVID-19