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News Archive: May, 2020


$5,250 in fines for DIY Plumbing

News from Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, May 27, 2020Property owners are again being warned not to fall into the trap of using unlicensed people to conduct restricted sanitary plumbing work on renovation projects. Yesterday in the Wellington District Court, Rodney Baker was convicted and fined $2,625 for carrying out unauthorised... Read More »

Government Exempts Some Home Improvements From Costly Consents

Press Release: New Zealand Government,Sunday 24th May 2020 Homeowners, builders and DIYers will soon have an easier time making basic home improvements as the Government scraps the need for consents for low-risk building work such as sleep-outs, sheds and carports – allowing the construction sector to fire back up quicker on... Read More »

COVID-19: Commercial Lease Rent Disputes

With many businesses forced to shut due to the COVID-19 lockdown, many tenants are questioning whether they are required to pay rent under commercial lease agreements when they cannot use the leased premises.  Since the Christchurch earthquakes, the Auckland District Law Society (ADLS) form of lease has contained a ‘no access... Read More »



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