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of areas of law, written by our legal experts.
Thursday March 3, 2016
Buying a new home is an exciting time but what happens when the pre-settlement inspection results in a few surprises?
Tuesday August 19, 2014
Tauranga City Council and the Western Bay of Plenty District Council have now both reached an agreement known as a Housing Accord with the Housing Minister to facilitate an increase in supply of housing and improve housing affordability in the region.
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Tuesday August 12, 2014
The construction industry faces proposed changes to the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and new consumer laws for residential building contracts under the Building Act 2004. Click the heading above to read more.
Thursday July 31, 2014
Under new legislation, the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act 2013 (“the Act”) identifies that more can must be opened up for residential development in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty in order to curb the housing supply and affordability issues facing the region. Click the heading above to read more.
Thursday May 8, 2014
The Government has introduced the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill into Parliament to revise the legal framework for managing earthquake prone buildings. Click the heading above to read more.