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Liquor Licensing Authority Submission

News from the Liquor Licensing Authority last week, Ross and Tom successfully advocating for liquor licence for Zeus Nightclub. Well done by the Queen City Law Commercial Team. There were 30 objectors however the submission went smoothly and Queen City Law expect the consent to be granted in full, the Zeus Nightclub will complete its fit-out and be […]

Debate of Draft Alcohol Plan Starts Today

  The liquor industry and health authorities will have a say on a controversial draft alcohol policy in Auckland from today. More than 400 of the 2688 submitters on the draft Auckland Council Local Alcohol Policy want to speak to the policy at a series of hearings, beginning today in central Auckland before moving to […]

House values soar in tight Auckland property market

A recent article in the NZ Herald by reporter Teuila Fuatai reports Auckland’s housing stock shortage continues to cause havoc for prospective buyers. The latest property figures revealing a sharp jump in prices in the city over the last 12 months. Read the full article here. Queen City Law are experts in the Auckland apartment […]

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NZ Clarifies GST Rules For Bodies Corporate

New changes to body corporate rules will be a change worth noting for landlords and unit owners. Queen City Law are very experienced in dealing with body corporates if you have any other questions don’t hesitate to contact one of our team. New Zealand’s Revenue Minister, Todd McClay, has announced his intention to clarify through […]

Rich people 'block' housing growth

The Government is taking aim at wealthy landowners on city fringes who it claims are blocking efforts to build more homes in order to protect their lifestyles and multi-million dollar property values. Check out the full article on the – Sunday Star Times. Queen City Law  are experienced at representing off shore interests. We will […]

New hot and cold spots for first homes

Interesting new article by Alanah Eriksen for the New Zealand Herald Monday Apr 21, 2014 Read the full article here The new hot and cold spots for first homes Reserve Bank’s tactics of limiting number of low-deposit loans is affecting first-home buyers, study shows, and is rapidly changing the landscape of the Auckland property market […]

Elliot Tower Design Report Released by Auckland Council

  Paul Brown, architect of the hotel, shopping, cinema and apartment 52-level NDG Auckland Centre, has developed plans to plant on some levels and said the tower would mirror its bigger neighbour, providing a double image of the city’s tallest structure.  In his design report to the council, Mr Brown told how levels within the […]

Leaky building law: Council responsiblity for third party certifiers welcomed

Queen City Lawyer Marcus Beveridge has been quoted in the NBR on a recent court decision allowing apartment owners to sue their local body for actions of third party certifiers.You can read the full article by Victoria Young on the NBR website |Read article.  Queen City Law offer a full suite of services for body corporates and owners […]

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Auckland – City of Sails – popular but costly

Auckland shows up as one of the world’s most expensive holiday destinations in a new survey. But New Zealand has also been tipped as one of the hottest places to visit this year, among other popular getaways such as Bali, Croatia, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, Portugal and South Africa. Auckland is ranked as the third-best […]

Thieves have been stealing new appliances from newly built homes on Auckland's North Shore.

Thieves have been stealing new appliances from newly built homes which can’t be locked up on Auckland’s North Shore. House construction on Auckland’s North Shore may be on the rise, but it’s also creating a boom in associated thefts. Thieves have been targeted appliances, tools and materials at the new house sites, North Shore Area Commander Inspector […]

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