Monthly Archives: April 2012

Crafar Farms Sale Approved – the Reasoning


The LINZ (Land Information New Zealand) website…plus every media outlet in the country….has reported the approval of the sale of the Crafar Farms to Milk New Zealand Holding Limited, a subsidiary of the Shanghai Pengxin Group Co. Limited, which was … Continue reading

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Mortgagees, GST, and rorting the IRD


This is a bit more of a commercial bent, because it is mostly of relevance to lenders. Those of you striking a little trouble with your business loans will also find it relevant, because the conclusions in the case may … Continue reading

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Ngati Whatua Ground Rent Battles continued….


Blog readers will recall earlier posts on the land down by the old railway station and around where Vector Arena sits.  This was purchased by Ngati Whatua over fifteen years ago and leased to various property development interests with a … Continue reading

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