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In this issue

– Defining a de facto relationship

– Lockdown rent relief – are there remedies?

– Working from home

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– Disputes in contracts

– Caveats

– Property briefs

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– Bonding Agreements

– Lease vs. Licence

– Business briefs

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– Buying your first home using KiwiSaver funds

– Estate laws due for a shake-up

– Britney Spears’ conservatorship

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– Significant Natural Areas

– Buying or Leasing Maori land

– Climate change commission: carbon farming

– Dairy worker border exception process 

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– Buying off the plans

– To trust or not to trust  

– post Covid working world

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– Recent property tax changes

– Clarity around fixtures and fittings 

– Government housing package

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– Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points

– To job or not to job

– Business briefs

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– Rural leases

– Trusts – Still fit for purpose for farm ownership and succession?

– Over the fence

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– Social Media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?

– Cyber security 101 for business 

– A child’s right to a relationship with both their parents

– LIM reports and property files

– Postscript

Welcome to the first edition of Property Speaking for 2021

– Rent reviews in commercial leases

– Reverse Mortgages

– Stage 2 of the Residential Tenancies Act


Welcome to the Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking; we hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

– Succession and trust law changes

– Trustees’ expenses

– New trusts legislation now in force


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