Monthly Archives: August 2011

I feel so old….


I’m “only” 44, and I was an early entrant into the PC world, but phones and tablets pretty much leave me cold.  All of which now makes me completely redundant and totally out of touch.  Sigh…. Advertisements

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The end of New Zealand’s Building Heritage?


Alarming suggestions over the weekend that elderly New Zealand buildings in places other than Dunedin and Northland may simply be uninsurable in the near future. Crombie Lookwood insurance brokers’ Richmond-based relationship manager Karen Botica told more than 50 invited guests … Continue reading

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Part of the history of Trust Busting (and a few comments on the Petricevic cases)


An interesting albeit short article in the NZ Herald this morn commenting on the Statute of Uses…an attempt by King Henry the VIII to stop wealthy landowners transferring their land to a tax exempt organisation (typically the church) but reserving … Continue reading

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