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‘Our articles’ contains the many articles our lawyers write for numerous publications. ‘Firm news’ contains general news about Heaney & Partners or our team. ‘In the media’ is where we have links to stories from around New Zealand that we think our clients will find interesting.

 

1000 OWNERS OF LEAK-PRONE HOMES TAKING PART IN A $220M LAWSUIT AGAINST JAMES HARDIE

The class action against the product manufacturer, James Hardie, is due to commence on Monday 17 May.

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WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL IS ALLOWED TO SEEK AN INDEMNITY OR CONTRIBUTION FROM ENGINEERS

Wellington City Council is being sued for over $100m for the failed BNZ building. It denies liability but if found liable it is able to seek indemnity or contribution from the engineers involved in the building’s construction.

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PROHIBITORY INJUNCTIONS CASE STUDY

Prohibitory injunctions case study. An article by Frana.

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CONGRATULATIONS CHARLOTTE

A few weeks ago, Charlotte, our Office Assistant and Sustainability Manager, graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Environmental and Geospatial Science.

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SUEZ CANAL UNBLOCKED - BUT REINSURERS FACE HUGE LOSSES

The Ever Given has been salvaged and the Suez Canal unblocked but reinsurers face huge losses.

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SHIP GROUNDED IN SUEZ CANAL FACING INSURANCE CLAIMS WORTH MILLIONS

The maritime industry is facing huge delays and backlog due to the stranded Evergreen container ship stuck in the Suez Canal.

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CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS' MILL RD LEGAL CHALLENGE 'A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME’

A coalition made up of Generation Zero, Lawyers for Climate Action, Bike Auckland, Women in Urbanism, Movement and Greenpeace are judicially reviewing the government’s decision to build the $1.4 billion Mill Road arterial route.

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FOUNDATIONS OF AUCKLAND RESIDENTIAL SKYSCRAPER TOOK FOUR YEARS TO BE SIGNED OFF DUE TO NON COMPLIANCE

Defects in the thick concrete walls of a five storey basement has led to delays in the building process due to investigations and remediation being required to satisfy the council of the structural integrity and durability of the work.

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WATER FLUORIDATION POWERS TO BE GIVEN TO THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF HEALTH

The Government is taking control of water fluoridation from councils and giving it to the Director General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield.

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