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Rural Leases

December 13th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Rural Leases

A rural lease is a legally binding document which governs the relationship between the landlord and the tenant for the use of rural land.  Often rural leases are entered into as a gentleman's agreement, with a handshake to seal the deal.  This works fine until something goes wrong...
Topics: Property
 
Relationship Property

December 13th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Relationship Property

The division of relationship property is regulated by the Property Relationship Act.  The purpose of the Act is to set out some rules for the fair division of relationship property at the end of a relationship.
 
First home buyers - The process of buying and what to look out for

December 13th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

First home buyers - The process of buying and what to look out for

If you have never bought a property before, it can be an intimidating prospect.  We have broken down this process and highlighted some things you may want to keep an eye out for along the way.
Topics: Property
 
Wills - What does having a Will mean and what happens when people die without one?

December 13th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Wills - What does having a Will mean and what happens when people die without one?

A will is a legal document that records how you want your property and care for your dependants managed after you die.  It is arguably the most important document you will ever sign.
 
Wellington Regional Business Awards - congratulations!

December 3rd, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Wellington Regional Business Awards - congratulations!

Congratulations to Cameron Harrison Butchery & Delicatessen on winning the Small Business Award, sponsored by Gibson Sheat, at Friday night's Wellington Regional Business Awards
Topics: News
 
Gibson Sheat supports Wilford School Gala

November 19th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Gibson Sheat supports Wilford School Gala

Out and about supporting the local community at Wilford School Gala on Friday 16 November...
 
Inaugural Wairarapa Awards

October 12th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Inaugural Wairarapa Awards

Photo: Eastwood Motor Group, winner of the Gibson Sheat Team Award, with Gibson Sheat partner Julie Millar
 
The inaugural Wairarapa Awards ceremony was held on 4 October at Copthorne Solway Park Hotel. 
Topics: News, Wairarapa
 
Ageing Concerns Everyone expo in Masterton

September 25th, 2018 Michelle Williams

Ageing Concerns Everyone expo in Masterton

Our Elder law team members enjoyed a great day at the ‘Ageing Concerns Everyone’ Expo in Masterton on 24 September.
 
Free Employment law seminar - Masterton, 8 October 2018

September 25th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Free Employment law seminar - Masterton, 8 October 2018

How will the legislative changes affect your business?

Register now for our free employment law update at our Masterton office on Monday 8 October, from 5pm.
The Gibson Sheat employment team will summarise employment law changes effective in 2018 and advise how they'll affect your business.

Topics: Employment, News
 
Gibson Sheat supports Te Omanga Hospice Days of Care programme

September 5th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Gibson Sheat supports Te Omanga Hospice Days of Care programme

The Days of Care programme offers a unique opportunity to support the amazing work of Te Omanga Hospice.

Topics: News
 
Ensuring the continued success of netball in Wairarapa

September 1st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Ensuring the continued success of netball in Wairarapa

Photo by Jade Cvetkov Photography 

Gibson Sheat is proud to be a sponsor of the Bring it to Colombo Trust, helping to realise the vision of Netball Wairarapa in providing a top class facility for both netball and other community groups.

Topics: News , Wairarapa
 
Kiwisaver for first home buyers

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Kiwisaver for first home buyers

With Kiwisaver you may already have the deposit for your first home - or at least be well on the way...
 
Commercial Leases - what to look out for

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Commercial Leases - what to look out for

A commercial lease can be a complicated agreement with binding implications for both the landlord and tenant.  Before you enter into a Lease, it is vital that you understand the rights and responsibilities...
 
Terms of Trade

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Terms of Trade

Time and time again, we are approached by disgruntled business owners and dissatisfied customers to help resolve disputes arising from deals made on the basis of informal arrangements...
 
What the fence?

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

What the fence?

Under the Fencing Act 1978, if a property owner chooses to build a new fence or refurbish an existing fence, the neighbouring property is expected to contribute 50% of the total price...
Topics: Property