Stalking and Harassment – Do I need a restraining order?

2019-11-27T13:51:59+00:00 November 19th, 2019|

Not seeing eye-to-eye with your neighbours? Got a stalker who will not leave you alone? Or maybe someone from the community won’t stop harassing you? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you might need a restraining order. What is a restraining order? If you are being harassed by a [...]

Updates on Immigration Law

2015-10-15T15:22:51+00:00 May 11th, 2012|

Family Categories Applicants seeking permanent residence in New Zealand under the family categories, face major policy changes. As at 16 May 2012 the Sibling and Adult Child category ceased to exist. This effectively bars parents who have become New Zealand permanent residents or citizens, from sponsoring their adult children (those [...]

The importance of written Employment Agreements

2015-10-15T15:23:40+00:00 April 18th, 2012|

Employers should by now be aware that from July 2011, it became mandatory for employers to retain Individual Employment Agreements for all current employees. However, when assisting both employers and employees in employment matters, we are still encountering a relatively large number of cases where there is no written employment [...]