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The Next Phase of Resource Management Reform – Act 3

On the 3 December 2015 the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill had its first reading in Parliament and it was referred to the Local Government and Environment Select Committee for consideration. This is a long awaited sequel to changes that were first initiated by the government in 2009. There are five main themes that the changes

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Top 5 Emerging Trends in Land Development for 2016

Here’s some crystal ball gazing for 2016! Houses and land parcels will get smaller, footpaths will get wider. As our population gets older, evidence suggests that there is a growing demand for smaller, low maintenance homes closer to amenities and other people. This means that provincial areas could continue to decline into the future as

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Seatoun Home a Contender for House of the Year 2015

From this… To this… In achieving this transformation Landlink worked with David Reid Homes and the landowner providing topographical survey data, undertaking construction set out and offering planning advice. The house was a finalist for the Registered Master Builders House of the Year competition 2015 and won the Carters $1 million – $2 million build

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What does the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015 mean for consultants and contractors?

Surveyors who design and administer construction contracts should not ignore the amendments to the Construction Contracts Amendment Act which was passed by Parliament on 20 October 2015 and comes into force on December 1, 2015. The Construction Contracts Act 2002 (the Act) regulates payment provisions in construction contracts (residential and commercial buildings and civil construction),

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