News - October 2018

The Cost of Not Having a Will

October 31, 2018 | Andrew Stewart

There is a vast number of people in New Zealand who don’t think it’s necessary to make a Will.  Perhaps you think that because you don’t own a house, or investments that it’s not worth...Read More

Airbnbreach – appeal to the District Court

October 19, 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

In May 2018, in Nice Place Property Management Limited v Paterson, the Tenancy Tribunal ordered a tenant to pay his landlord the profit derived from subletting the landlord’s property on Airbnb...Read More

Changes to the Post-Study Work Visa Category

October 9, 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

On 26 November 2018, the government will implement changes to the study to work visa pathway. The migrants who will be affected by this change are international students and those relying on...Read More

Insurers Play Hot Potato

October 4, 2018 | Michael Wolff

Insurers play hot potato with the question of who the insurer at the time of the earthquake was. In the recent decision QBE v Allianz the Court of Appeal looked at the question of when, being the...Read More