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Snippets: Aug – Oct 2016

Landlord’s Legal Obligation From 01 July 2016 new regulations came in effect that require landlords to have working smoke alarms in their rental properties. The requirements state that there must be a minimum of one working smoke alarm within three metres of each bedroom door, and in a self-contained caravan, sleep out or similar there…
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Labour’s housing policy

The Labour party has recently released an overview of its new housing policy designed to tackle New Zealand’s housing “crisis”. Labour are of the view that property “speculators” are driving house prices out of reach of first home buyers and have proposed new measures to resolve the issue. There is currently a lack of detail…
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Winding up a Company

Recently, there has been an increased level of sophistication on the part of Inland Revenue (IRD) when reviewing company windups. Important points to bear in mind when winding up a company are outlined below. Before applying to the Companies Office for removal from the companies register, a company should have discharged its liabilities to all…
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Taranaki Rural Support Trust

Fostering and supporting the well-being of all Taranaki rural people When circumstances beyond your control lead to a climatic, financial, environmental or personal crisis, the Taranaki Rural Support Trust is ready to help. Services are free and all calls are confidential. The Taranaki Rural Support Trust is part of a nationwide network of Rural Support…
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