The Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (“the Act”) requires landlords to provide and maintain rental properties in a reasonable state of repair for their tenants. When deciding what is a ‘reasonable state of repair’ one must ...
KiwiSaver was initially created to help people save for their retirement, so the obvious answer for when you can access your KiwiSaver funds, is at age 65. But under the correct circumstances, funds can be accessed earlier.
A LIM report provides all the documents that a council has on records for a property. Each LIM report contains different information, as some properties may be new builds, while others are just sections or older homes etc.
Changes that extend or protect employees’ and unions’ rights and powers, and add new responsibilities or obligations for employers took effect in December 2018 and April 2019, with further changes effective 6 May.
Farm debt mediation provides for mediation between the lending provider and the farmer before the appointment of a receiver. New Zealand has never had a legislated farm debt mediation programme, however there is now a Farm Debt Mediation Bill in front of parliament...
Gibson Sheat were proud to co-host an International Women's Day breakfast event in Masterton on Friday 8th March.
The breakfast event linked in to the IWD 2019 live stream from Parliament Buildings where we heard from keynote speakers The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern (Prime Minister of New Zealand), The Hon Julie Anne Genter (Minister for Women) and Steph Dyhrberg (leading employment rights lawyer and Wellingtonian of the Year).