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Developers and Heritage New Zealand

How do developers, body corporates and homeowners deal with archaeological finds when renovating homes or building on new land.  Did you know that renovating, changing, moving or damaging a pre 1900 villa means you may be liable for a large fine under the act, and the developer can be order to suspend development. All developers are […]

New Building regulations come into force from New Year's Day

From today, builders will have to provide customers with written contracts and a list of their relevant skills and experience before they start work. The change applies to jobs worth more than $30,000, and those flouting the new rules face fines of $500. Builders must hand over a contract with all the details of warranties and […]

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