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Freshwater & Indigenous Biodiversity

Freshwater and indigenous biodiversity exposure drafts – foreshadowing the future system

One of the issues identified in the Randerson Panel Report on the resource management system was the lack of national direction prepared following the introduction of the Resource Management Act in 1991 (RMA).  Until 2013 central government was slow to develop National Policy Statements (NPSs) and National Environmental Standards (NESs), with only the mandatory New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement in existence prior to 2004.

In the...

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Fair Pay Agreements Bill

Fair Pay Agreements Bill – Submissions Close 19 May 2022 The...

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When will I get my keys on settlement day?

Few things in life are more exciting than being handed the keys to...

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10 Checks for New Tenants

Seek Advice To make sure that you are properly protected you need to...

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5 Things to consider before buying a business

Many people dream of owning their own business and working for...

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SunGold/G3 licences- Investment or Rateable land improvement?

Orchardists growing crops under exclusive licences will be carefully...

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Trusts Act 2019. The Final Countdown

The long awaited Trusts Act 2019 comes into force on 30 January...

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To Guarantee or not to Guarantee

Whether you are personally guaranteeing a loan for your business, or...

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National Planning Standards Released

The Minister for the Environment and the Minister of Conservation...

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