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In the Media: Brigitte Morten on Nine to Noon
March 7, 2022
Discussing the week in politics with Kathryn Ryan
Employment Opportunities: Associate & Senior Solicitor
March 1, 2022
We are looking for lawyers who enjoy new challenges, tricky public policy challenges and finding solutions where others might not.
Updated Case Brief: Tauranga Environmental Protection Society v Tauranga City Council
February 24, 2022
Transpower was granted consent to relocate a set of controversially placed power lines right next to the entrance to the Maungatapu Marae.
Explainer: Water Services Act 2021
February 15, 2022
The Water Services Act 2021 (‘Act’) commences 15 November 2021. This Act is part of the Three Waters Reforms. It establishes drinking water standards and regulates all persons and organisations that supply drinking water.
Case Brief: Make It 16 Incorporated v Attorney-General  NZCA 681
February 11, 2022
The Court of Appeal declined Make It 16’s application for a declaration that the minimum voting age was inconsistent with the right to freedom from discrimination under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.
In the Media: Brigitte Morten on RNZ
February 10, 2022
Discussing the week in politics.
Six Tips for Incorporating a Society
February 1, 2022
Incorporating a new society is straightforward but there are stumbling blocks that can catch people out, particularly when you’re in a hurry to get a new group up and running.
Employment Opportunity - Research Intern
January 27, 2022
Franks Ogilvie is looking for an intern to assist with research and administration. The role is paid.
Case Brief: Re Reeder  NZHC2726 - Ngā Pōtiki Stage 1
January 26, 2022
The High Court granted five applicant groups a joint customary marine title (CMT) over Te Tāhunao Rangataua, the eastern-most arm of the Tauranga Harbour.
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