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In this issue

– Buying your first home using KiwiSaver funds

– Estate laws due for a shake-up

– Britney Spears’ conservatorship

In this issue

– Significant Natural Areas

– Buying or Leasing Maori land

– Climate change commission: carbon farming

– Dairy worker border exception process 

In this issue

– Buying off the plans

– To trust or not to trust  

– post Covid working world

In this issue

– Recent property tax changes

– Clarity around fixtures and fittings 

– Government housing package

In this issue

– Wellbeing Budget 2021: Key points

– To job or not to job

– Business briefs

In this issue

– Rural leases

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

– Over the fence

In this issue

– 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


Welcome to the first edition of Commercial eSpeaking for 2021; we hope this year has started well for you, your family and also your business.

– Raising Capital for your business

– Having a puff at work

– Business briefs

Welcome to the Summer, and final, edition of Rural eSpeaking for 2020. We hope you find the articles in this e-newsletter are both interesting and useful.

– Investment in farming 

– The finite supply of water 

– Over the fence 

Welcome to the final edition of Property Speaking for what has been a tumultuous 2020.

Whilst we cover some topics in this issue that relate to COVID, we are keen on looking forward to greener 2021 pastures.

DISCLAIMER: All the information published in Property eSpeaking , Rural eSpeaking, Trust eSpeaking, Commercial eSpeaking and Fineprint is true and accurate to the best of the authors’ knowledge. It should not be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is assumed by the authors or publisher for losses suffered by any person or organisation relying directly or indirectly on these articles. Views expressed are those of individual authors, and do not necessarily reflect the view of this firm. Articles appearing in any of these publications may be reproduced with prior approval from the editor and credit given to the source.  Copyright, NZ LAW Limited, 2019. Editor: Adrienne Olsen. E-mail: Ph: 029 286 3650 or 04 496 5513.