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3 Weathertight Building Issues Articles

The Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill

This bill was aimed at addressing the issue of cold, damp rental accommodation in New Zealand. Find out the current status of this bill and what it would mean for landlords and tenants.

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Council Liability for Leaky Buildings

A recent Supreme Court decision has altered the scope of a Council’s liability in relation to the leaky buildings saga.

Body Corporate No.207624 v North Shore City Council (SC 58/2011) [2012] NZSC 83, held that councils owe a duty of care to all owners of buildings in ...

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