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of areas of law, written by our legal experts.
Thursday October 24, 2013
After months of public consultation, the Auckland Council has notified its proposed unitary plan. The plan replaces the existing Regional Policy Statement and 13 existing district and regional plans.
Monday October 14, 2013
Tauranga City Council notified 9 plan changes on 5 October 2013. The plan changes have been prepared to address and fine tune a number of technical issues that have become evident since the City Plan was made operative. Submissions close on 4 November 2013.
Tuesday September 24, 2013
You may have heard about the plight of a South Island family who are unable to get their power back on unless they pay the power company approximately $10,000 to repair damage to power lines caused by trees on their property. With the recent windy weather around the country, it is timely to be aware of your responsibilities and obligations in respect of trees on your property.
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Thursday September 5, 2013
Changes to the way in which Councils can levy development contributions will be proposed in the Local Government Reform Bill (the Bill) that will be introduced into parliament by the end of this year.
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