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Protection Order Changes
1 July 2019

PROTECTION ORDERS ARE CHANGING ON 1 JULY From 1 July 2019, all Protection Orders – including ones granted before then – will have extra standard conditions. This means from July, you’ll need to follow the extra conditions and the ones in the Protection Order you’ve just received. The changes are about: • contact...

TOIS CHALLENGE 2019
9 May 2019

JULIANS BERRY FARM AND CAFÉ TOIS CHALLENGE 2019 This year’s event will be held on Sunday 24th November, at an earlier starting time of 8am. Online entries open 1st June. 18km run or relay $60  ($80 late entry cost after 21st November) 1XX Fun walk or walk relay  $40 Robinson Law 6km  $10 Medals for every finisher...

Robinson Law Montys Revenge
27 March 2019
Submissions on Family Justice Reforms
28 November 2018

The Independent Panel considering the 2014 family justice reforms wants to hear from people who have used the Family Court and related services. Public submissions are now open and close on Friday 9 November 2018. “We’re keeping an open mind as to what changes may be needed. That’s why it’s important that we hear from as...

Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018
22 October 2018
Bike Whakatane
21 August 2018
ROBINSON LAW - PROUD SPONSOR OF THE 6K FUN RUN/WALK TOI'S CHALLENGE 2018
20 June 2018

Julians Berry farm and Café Tois Challenge One of Whakatāne's iconic annual events this is a multi-terrain 18km loop on the beautiful coastal Nga Tapuwae o Toi track, organised by the Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club. The 18km course follows the 'Nga Tapuwae o Toi’ track, which literally means 'In the Footsteps of...

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO ZESPRI SHARE OWNERSHIP
5 February 2018
Robinson Law - Proud Sponsor of the 6k Fun Run/Walk Toi's Challenge 2017
23 May 2017
The Bright-line Test
19 May 2017

The Bright-line Test In 2015, the government introduced the “bright-line test”, a method which attempts to tighten the property investment rules. Under the bright-line test states (subject to exemptions) any gain from disposing of residential land within two years of acquiring may be taxable. The test only applies to residential...

Small Passenger Services Review
19 May 2017

Small Passenger Services Review In April 2016, Uber (the private passenger service operating via a social media smartphone application) came under fire from the New Zealand Government, amidst fears that Uber was changing its rules by dropping its requirements to have a passenger endorsement for their licensed drivers or a certificate of...

Dairy Industry Awards Appreciation of Support
7 April 2017
2017 BAY OF PLENTY DAIRY INDUSTRY AWARDS WINNERS BELIEVE EDUCATION THE KEY TO SUCCESS
14 March 2017

The major winners in the 2017 Bay of Plenty Dairy Industry Awards, Cameron and Margaret Bierre, see their academic qualifications and previous careers as a strength. The couple were announced winners of the region’s Share Farmer of the Year competition at the Bay Of Plenty Dairy Industry Awards annual awards dinner held at the Awakeri...

2016 Toi's Challenge
30 June 2016

2016 Toi's Challenge and Robinson Law 6km Fun Run and Walk Robinson Law return as proud sponsor of 6km Fun Run and Walk.  Get your friends, whanau or work colleagues together for the Robinson Law 6km Fun Run and Walk or for the more adventurous Toi's Challenge Whakatāne 18km multi terrain run, relay and fun walk.  Both...

Flat mate or de facto partner?
30 May 2016

Flat mate or de facto partner? The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“The Act”) provides an equal sharing presumption to relationship property for qualifying relationships. Qualifying relationships are marriages, civil unions or de facto relationships that are a minimum of three years in duration. Section 2D of the Act defines...

Property Purchase - Meth testing
30 May 2016

Property Purchase – Meth testing Methamphetamine contamination has been described as being so prevalent that it could be worse than the leaky home crisis that affected New Zealand in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Ministry of Health guidelines do not identify any safe level of methamphetamine contamination, and guidelines around the world...

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