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Much more at stake in RMA reform than the Auckland housing market

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 18 2015

Auckland is now ranked the ninth least affordable major city in the world on the annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, with

Doing business in New Zealand

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 17 2015

We know what it takes for international companies and investors to successfully invest and operate in New Zealand. We provide an integrated service

Doing business in NZ: overseas investment regime

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 17 2015

New Zealand welcomes foreign investment but requires consent from the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) for certain transactions involving "overseas

Can a lender use a Property Law Act notice to call up a loan?

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 11 2015

In a decision surprising to banks and other lenders, the High Court has ruled that a lender cannot issue a notice to accelerate a loan before the

Social housing a long and winding path to the first sales

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • February 18 2015

The first sales under the social housing programme are unlikely to be concluded until late this year, according to the timeline the Government is

New residential building regulations

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 19 2014

The Building (Residential Consumer Rights and Remedies) Regulations 2014 (the Regulations) are coming into force on 1 January 2015. These implement a

Selling your home when it is owned by a family trust

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • December 11 2014

The High Court has delivered two separate decisions within the last five months on the issue of whether a sale and purchase agreement is binding if

Government faces tough delivery challenges in social housing

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 7 2014

National's election win gives it a mandate to push through its proposed social housing reforms without the need for compromise but this does not mean

Maintenance & repair obligations under a commercial lease

  • Hesketh Henry
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 7 2014

The extent of a tenant's responsibility to maintain and repair their premises under a commercial lease is something that often causes concern for

Court digs new hole for Harcourts Building owner

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 5 2014

Did you hear the one about the man who went to court for the right to demolish an unsafe building and walked out with two unsafe buildings? That is