[Winter 2011] The rules that apply when you evict a tenant are tricky. If you get it wrong it can cost you dearly, as this landlord found out. This lesson is to be learned from events that involved the Central City Backpackers and Embargo Bar in Auckland. The tenant was behind in the rent. After… Read More.

[Winter 2011] On 20 June 2010, the Unit Titles Act 2010 (‘Act’) came into force. The Act replaces the Unit Titles Act 1972 (except for certain transitional arrangements). The Act provides for how unit title developments are created, managed and the rights and obligations of unit owners. The Act affects all existing and new unit… Read More.

[Winter 2011] ‘If I had my way, I would write the word ‘insure’ upon the door of every cottage and upon the blotting book of every public man, because I am convinced, for sacrifices so small, families and estates can be protected against catastrophes which would otherwise smash them up forever. It is the duty… Read More.

[Winter 2011] We live and work in an internet-based society. This is particularly true of the entertainment industry. There has been pressure for many years for governments to limit the downloading of music and movies but it is not only entertainment protection that is covered by the new Copyright (Infringing Files Sharing) Amendment Act (‘the… Read More.