A Review of Labour’s 100 Day Plan

Before the election, the Labour Party laid out a plan with 18 key goals to achieve within their first 100 days in office (“100- day Plan”). This 100-day Plan was adopted and implemented by the Labour-led coalition Government (“Labour”). This article aims to provide an analysis of the progress of some of the key goals

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Disputes Resolution Series: Negotiation – How can it help you?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) methods are an alternative option to going directly to court. Using ADR methods instead of pursuing the matter in court is commonly more cost effective for the parties involved, ADR may also take less time to resolve the dispute. ADR relieves the court of cases which they believe can be resolved

By |2020-04-07T16:04:48+12:00May 7th, 2018|

Cross-leases – What are they and what implications do they have?

Historically, cross-leases were a popular form of dividing land for land owners. This is because owners could avoid certain subdivision restrictions and would gain similar results to a formal subdivision under the existing Act, but at a fraction of the price. However, when the Resource Management Act 1991 was introduced, it made significant changes to

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Lease Agreement versus Tenancy Agreement – What is the difference?

We regularly see clients interpreting lease agreements and tenancy agreements as being the same document. However, while both agreements are similar, it is important to understand the differences. Lease Agreements (“Lease”) A Lease is a contract between a landlord and a tenant for a commercial building. Leases are typically very detailed in regards to the

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