News & Insights
Tightened Policies for Bank Lending
New lending requirements are aimed at protecting borrowers from unaffordable loans and ensuring that lenders are making due inquiries into their borrowers.
- Personal Law
Implementation of the End of Life Choice Act 2019
Early November 2021 brings legalisation of assisted dying in New Zealand. Assisted dying is a sensitive topic and may be difficult for some people – please bear this in mind before reading further.
COVID-19 Rent Relief for Commercial Tenants
A summary of provisions regarding rent-relief for commercial tenants who cannot access their premises due to COVID-19 restrictions, and where their lease doesn’t already cover an epidemic situation.
2021 Resident Visa: Am I eligible?
Everything you need to know about the 2021 Resident Visa. We summarise what these changes will mean for migrant workers and for businesses who employ migrant staff.
- Resource Management
More Overseeing, Less Overseer? Changes to Nutrient Management on the Horizon
In this update we summarise the main findings of a peer review of Overseer by the Science Advisory Panel, and the Government’s response to the findings. We also summarise what these findings might mean for nutrient management rules in future.