Monthly Archives: November 2011

Property Sales Figures for October 2011


Courtesy of the Unconditional Blog and their Property Pulse Factsheet, property sales showed a slight fall for October from 5,235 to 5,007, but were still, encouragingly, 28% ahead of sales this time last year (when things were, to put it … Continue reading

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Auckland District Law Society Body Corporate Model Operational Rules


It is pretty clear by the site stats on search engine terms that quite a number of people are visiting because they want information on the Auckland District Law Society Body Corporate Operational Rules, but the post we made back … Continue reading

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Teagate!: The police spring into action


The Herald is now reporting execution of a search warrant on the Herald on Sunday, around 3:30pm, not too long after Justice Winkelman’s non-decision.  Reports the Herald: The decision also opens the door to police to execute search warrants on … Continue reading

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Teagate! Breaking news….


And the decision from Justice Winkelman, awaited with bated breath, on whether the Teagate transcript can be published is… Nothing. Application refused….at least until we’ve had a good old trial about the entire thing.  In the interim, it has to … Continue reading

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When the cake isn’t big enough: The Machiavellian battles of first and second mortgagees


A mildly important little decision came out recently that at first blush might appear important only to bankers and the solicitors who write their precedents, but it does have some general application. ASB Bank Limited v South Canterbury Finance, case … Continue reading

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Teagate!


This really isn’t my area, so I’m not going to opine on it personally.  The whole storm in the proverbial has, however, generated a bunch of legal comment from those concerned with media and/or privacy law. First and one of … Continue reading

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The Promises of Politicians


It’s either a heartfelt plea for realism, or a despairing polemic raging against the unfeeling night, but either way Stephen Franks is right on the money with his latest post about the political campaigns and spending promises of our major … Continue reading

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