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22 May 2020

Emission Control: What the Zero Carbon Act means for businesses

One of the most significant pieces of new legislation introduced last year was the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Act, more commonly referred to as the “Zero Carbon Act”. Read more ›
22 May 2020

Feeling extended? What you need to know about the wage subsidy extension

With New Zealand now at Alert Level 2, many businesses will be back to work, although we know there will be many more still struggling with the ongoing effects of COVID-19. Read more ›
15 May 2020

Court Update for Alert Level 2

Now that the country has moved to Alert Level 2 for COVID-19, the New Zealand courts have done the same. Read more ›
08 May 2020

Confining COVID-19 in the workplace

“No one wants to see us go backwards,” said Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern on 28 April, the day after lockdown restrictions were downgraded from Alert Level 4 to Level 3. That point was reinforced at the news conference on 7 May regarding our potential move down to Level 2 as early as next week. Read more ›
08 May 2020

Shared parenting at Level 3

As the lockdown restrictions are eased, new guidance from the Ministry of Justice highlights changes to parenting arrangements. It covers arrangements set out in court orders (under the Care of Children Act 2004) as well as any private arrangements between parents/caregivers and children. Read more ›