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Pete Montgomery spent years building himself a tiny home on a friend's property. The council has now told him it has to go.
The Environment Court has overturned a decision to allow the development of a new coal mine at Te Kuha, behind Westport.
A barefoot man carrying a satchel attacked a senior leader at a council. The alleged assailant is understood to be a adherent of the Sovereign Citizen (SovCit) movement -
A real estate agent has been awarded damages after the IRD breached his right to a fair trial.
Council loses case over pool at award winning home.
Heaney & Partners successfully defended the council in respect of building defects alleged to exist.
Rosemary Macfarlane bought a townhouse later found to be extensively water damaged, despite a building report for the seller giving it the "all clear'. She sued the report writer and won.
We are excited to announce a number of internal promotions within the firm.
In quashing the conviction of Peter Ellis, the Supreme Court has reaffirmed the role of tikanga in the development of New Zealand's common law.