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Kāinga Ora “not financially viable”; First Home Grants scrapped
The Government is initiating a significant overhaul of Kāinga Ora following the release of a report that is highly critical of its financial situation, procurement and asset management. The...
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Pro bono work helping those impacted by stroke
Every 55 minutes, someone in New Zealand experiences a stroke. Lane Neave’s long-standing sponsorship...
Shining a light on bright-line changes
From July, the bright-line test for residential property will only apply if it is...
Sponsorship helping those in need
Our support of the Great Potentials Foundation has resulted in South Auckland families receiving...
Event: immigration deep dive
Let us help you navigate recent changes to the Accredited Employer Work Visa Programme...
CCCFA update: new insights into upcoming changes
Both lenders and customers are likely to welcome upcoming changes to the Credit Contracts...
Employers play crucial role in supporting employee mental health
An alarming number of suicides in New Zealand are work related and a recent...
Employer Accreditation Renewal: no longer a walk in the park
Many employers will have their employer accreditation status coming up for renewal in the...
Auckland office grows with new Partner
We recently welcomed Partner Joshua Jones to the Lane Neave team, further consolidating our...
Court of Appeal U-turn finds family carers are not employees
The long-running legal debate about funding family carers for disabled people has taken a...
Secret workplace recordings – legally in or out?
Secret workplace recordings can sometimes be used as evidence in employment cases – and...
Adventure and adrenaline – new regulations
New regulations have been introduced that broaden WorkSafe’s powers and impose new obligations on...
Employment Agreements: the devil is in the detail
The devil is in the detail when it comes to employment agreements, as highlighted...
Free webinar on changes to refreshed construction contract
Attend our free upcoming webinar on New Zealand’s most commonly used construction contract if...
Lane Neave shines in NZ Best Lawyers guide
Lane Neave features prominently in this year’s Best Lawyers in New Zealand guide, with...
Privacy law: breaches, non-compliance and out-of-date – OPC
Privacy law may sound drab. But if you look beyond the (sometimes boring) statutory...
Court of Appeal hears arguments in latest Uber decision
Union representatives rallied outside the Court of Appeal in Wellington last week in anticipation...
Should warnings be time-bound?
It is well established that a warning can be issued to an employee following...
Know your food: changes to allergen labelling
Food producers should be aware of recent updates to the Australia New Zealand Food...
Funding update: considering funding arrangements in 2024
With some New Zealand corporates coming under balance sheet/earning pressure arising from high inflation,...