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Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen solicitors have written various articles for presentations or newsletters.

Review Employment Agreements or Risk Being Caught Out

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The lifestyle is awesome

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Case Note - Tan v Auckland Council

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Online Property Information - A Cause for Concern

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Health and Safety Act 2015

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Health and Safety Act 2015

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Orphaned Wells - Opportunity or Liability?

Articles 27 February 2014

Orphaned wells - opportunity or liability?

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Fair rental negotiations

Articles 13 February 2014

Dont' frighten off a potential land user

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Freshwater Reform 2013 - Midstream of Change

Articles 28 November 2013

Farmer Freddy learns about fresh water resources

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Who would want to be a trustee?

Articles 19 September 2013

The problematic role of the trustee services companies

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Third Party Approval and Due Diligence Clauses

Articles 19 September 2013

Due diligence clause is no "Get Out of Jail Free" card

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Future-proofing your family farming business

Articles 20 September 2013

Future-proofing your family farming business is complicated, very important and requires good planning and professional advice.

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Land Farming - Leases and Access

Articles 19 September 2013

Farmer Freddy is informed about his options regarding land farming

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What is unitisation?

Articles 29 August 2013

Exploration companies in New Zealand are granted permits to explore and extract hydrocarbons. These consents are limited in terms of both duration and area.

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Leases and the Overseas Investment Act

Articles 22 August 2013

Farmer Freddy gets correct advice before leasing land

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Changes to Home Insurance

Articles July 2013

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Independent directors and family owned companies

Articles April 2013

Independent directors bring discipline, objectivity, new perspectives and fresh thinking to the board of a family owned company.

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Quad bikes in the workplace

Articles April 2013

Quad bikes are an important and integral item of farming equipment in the agriculture and horticulture sectors.

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Cloud Computing- eConnect

Articles April 2012

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The 90 day no fault dismissal period is not a ‘Get out of jail free card'

Articles Connect E-newsletter - November 2010

The first definitive decision from the Employment Court (Heather Smith v Stokes Valley Pharmacy (2009) Limited) illustrates how treacherous using the 90 day no fault dismissal period can be.

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The 90 day no fault dismissal trial period

Articles October 2010

Read about the 90 day no fault dismissal period here

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They were Agents, now they are Salespeople

Articles Lawlink Connect Magazine - Autumn 2010

The Real Estate Agents Act 2008 is now in force. We have heard regular sound bites of information on the new REINZ Sale and Purchase Agreement and now we have competing versions of sale and purchase agreements in the marketplace.

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The Value of Good Legal Advice

Articles May 2010

For most people, going to see a lawyer is a bit like going to see a dentist: expensive and to be avoided for as long as possible.

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Financial services and financial advisers - the game is changing

Articles Lawlink Connect Magazine - Summer 2010

If you provide any one of a wide range of financial services you need to be ready to comply with a new regulatory regime by 1 December 2010

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Keeping the lights on: Who owns the lines?

Articles Spring 2009

This article looks at some issues property owners face with power lines.

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Risk Management Presentation

Articles July 2008

In conjunction with Triplejump, Garry Anderson gave a presentation on business risk management.


KiwiSaver: Employer's Legal Responsibilities

Articles February 2007

Presentation at KiwiSaver Seminar by Garry Anderson.


Requests from employees for flexible working hours

Articles 2007

Employers should brace themselves for the extra statutory obligations the Employment Relations (Flexible Working Arrangements) Amendment Act 2007 (the "Act") brings when it comes into effect on 1 July 2008.

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Property (Relationships) Act 1976 - Sharing of Relationship Property upon end of Relationship

Articles December 2006

The Property (Relationships) Act presumes that you and your spouse or partner contribute equally to your relationship. The Act provides a just division of relationship property if the relationship ends

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Insolvency Law Reform

Articles November 2006

Parliament passed the Insolvency Law Reform Bill on 27 October 2006

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Focus on Employment Law

Articles May 2006

The newsletter takes a brief look at a number of employment law areas including the basic statutory requirements for individual employment agreements, determining the real nature of certain employment relationships and the need for your business to be alert to new technology such as blogging.

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Credit Reporting Privacy Code

Articles 2006

The Credit Reporting Privacy Code was issued in December 2004 as delegated legislation under the Privacy Act 2003. The Code applies directly to credit reporters, but will still have indirect effects on credit providers.

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Information Technology: Contract Process

Articles January 2006

Parties to information technology arrangements that are less than straightforward can enjoy substantial benefits from a better understanding, and application, of a Contract Process.

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What is corporate governance?

Articles 2005

The topic of corporate governance has probably never been more to the fore in business than at present, especially in the international arena.

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What is corporate governance?

Articles 2005

The topic of corporate governance has probably never been more to the fore in business than at present, especially in the international arena.

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Buying your first home

Articles 2005

Buying your first home is a very exciting time and a major milestone in most peoples' lives. Unfortunately, it can also be a very stressful time with a minefield of potential problems.

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Armed forces as employees - asset or liability?

Articles November 2004

IMAGINE you're interviewing a young solicitor for a role at your firm. You're impressed by her intelligence, spark and obvious work ethic. Then she mentions she's in the territorials. Do you think: (a) "Huh - so you're going to need a lot of time off and you might not meet budget" or (b) "Fantastic - I'll get the benefit of your military training without having to pay for training courses"?

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Business Mentor: Armed service builds leaders

Articles 30 July 2004

Q. Are there any benefits for a business owner whose employees take time off work for part-time military service?

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Holidays Act 2003

Articles 2003

The Holidays Act 2003 aims to promote a work/life balance for employees. The Act provides minimum entitlements - which employers and employees can agree to increase - to holidays, sick leave and bereavement leave for employees.

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