Uncategorized / 28.07.2022

Farmers have historically employed migrant workers under the Essential Skills Work Visa.  However, as of 4 July 2022, the Essential Skills Work Visa has been removed and replaced with the Accredited Employer Work Visa. If you are planning to employ migrant workers on your farm or...

General News, Property / 21.07.2022

The Water Services Act 2021 (“Water Act”) came into force on 1 November 2021.  Its purpose is to ensure safe drinking water for all New Zealanders. It is common for a bore to supply multiple farms and houses, either through water agreements, or easements.  The Water...

General News, Property / 30.03.2020

The end of 2019 marked some interesting changes to the widely used sale and purchase agreement, with the new document minimising the opportunity for purchasers to back out of agreements by reason of ‘failure to obtain finance’. The new sale and purchase agreement (“tenth edition”), which...

General News / 03.09.2019

September is Wills month and we're supporting the Geyser Community Foundation. If you'd like to make a simple change to an existing Will, to include a gift to the local community through the Geyser Community Foundation (at no charge) please contact us on 07 343...