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Council’s new duty of care – Part 2

Buller District Council and Swordfish Co Limited, a property developer, have been before the High Court a couple of times debating whether or not the council owes a duty to take reasonable care in issuing its s224 certificates and registering consent notices.

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Subdivisions That Involve Common Areas and Societies

Common areas and the requirement to become a member of a society or a shareholder in a company have been popular means of managing residential subdivisions over the last decade. They necessitate compliance with the Securities Act 1978 although an exemption from full compliance has been established for these types of developments.

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Development funding anyone?

The changes to the NZ investor migrant policy that we flagged a couple of months ago have just been made operative. This should be of interest to developers seeking development funding.

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