Complying with Immigration & Employment Law

As an employer, you have an obligation under the Immigration Act 2009 to check if a potential employee has the legal right to work for you in New Zealand.

Meth Contaminated Properties Seminar - Tauranga

Everything you need to know about Meth contaminated properties. Come and learn from the experts at our seminar being held in Tauranga on 21 September. More details ...

Meth Contaminated Properties Seminar - Whakatane

Everything you need to know about Meth contaminated properties. Come and learn from the experts at our seminar being held in Whakatane on 22 September. More details ...

Better Urban Planning?

Historically, New Zealand’s urban planning has developed without a great deal of guidance from central government, but this is about to change if the recommendations in the Report (released 19 August 2016) are implemented.

Independent Contractor or Employee?

Deciding whether an individual who carries out a task for money does so as an employee or in some other capacity is fundamental to the application of employment law.

Sports Law Olympic Selections

Olympic selection represents the pinnacle of many athletes’ career. However, not all of these decisions are clear-cut.

Minimum Wage and Wage Records

All employees must be paid at least the minimum wage for every hour that they work.

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) comes into force on 1 July 2016 imposing new obligations on residential landlords in relation to insulation.

Commercial Leasing - Standard Forms

Leases are important — they are long-term, binding commitments.

RMA Reforms - easing the resource consent process

Under the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill 2015, reforms include over 40 individual proposals aimed at improving the current resource management process. Many of the changes are complex and will be of most interest to those closely involved in RMA processes.