Resources and Newsletters

eConnect Newsletter - December 2023

December 1, 2023

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - December 2023


The Employer’s Christmas Box

Highlighting employer's responsibilities during the holiday season.

Build to Rent: Good for tenants and landlords

An attractive proposition for all parties involved.

Have you been heard? Make your intention and wishes for your trust known

Ensure that your assets are managed, used, or sold in a way consistent with your intentions.

But we’re friends, we don’t need a Shareholder Agreement

Oh, yes you do.

What is a private plan change?

Explaining what a private plan change is, and what the process involves.

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eConnect Newsletter - October 2023

October 2, 2023

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - October 2023


Commercial leases – key tenant considerations

Outlining a number of essential factors a prospective tenant should consider when evaluating and negotiating a commercial lease in New Zealand.

Understanding the New Rules on Personal Grievance and Sexual Harassment

Extending the time for personal grievance claims.

Rural Domestic Water Suppliers Update

Ensuring drinking water supplies are safe and fit for purpose.

The road to reform: Natural and Built Environment Act and Spatial Planning Act given Royal Assent

What does this mean now?

Will certainty of stay and longer visas appeal to more skilled migrants?

Summarising the changes to the AEWV that take effect from 27 November 2023.

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eConnect Newsletter - July 2023

July 1, 2023

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - July 2023


Are your assets secured against liquidation?

Know when a liquidator of a company can lay claim to assets held by other companies in your group.

Building ESG compliance in the construction industry

Navigating change for industry and authorities.

Businesses need to consider if a land covenant is at risk of breaching of the Commerce Act

Restrictive land covenants and exclusivity clauses in leases.

Can employees be stopped from taking on a second job?

Secondary employment clauses in employment agreements.

Lifting the curtain on online reviews

Respecting a fair playing field.

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eConnect Newsletter - March 2023

May 1, 2023

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - March 2023


New employment legislation on the horizon

What employers need to know.

Informed investor – all the wrong assumptions

Don’t underestimate the consequences of not fully understanding the lie of the land.

Walking the talk on disability-based discrimination

The reality of discrimination for people with disabilities in the workplace.

A guide to selling your business in 2023

Preparing for a smoother and more economical sale process.

An introduction to Resource Management reform

A breakdown of the Spatial Planning Bill and the Natural and Built Environment Bill.

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eConnect Newsletter - December 2022

December 6, 2022

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - December 2022


New bans on unfair contract terms

Recent changes to the Fair Trading Act 1986 that affect most New Zealand businesses.

A proposed public ‘Income Insurance Scheme’ for no-fault termination

A change that will impact New Zealand businesses and employees

Retirement village framework policy review proposed

Specific recommendations have been made with regard to three important areas.

Good news in the pipeline for winery cellar doors

After a few years of limited visitors and staffing shortages we are pleased to report on some good news for the industry.

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eConnect Newsletter - June 2022

June 8, 2022

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - June 2022


Retentions under the Construction Contracts Act 2002 – Changes are Coming

The loopholes are about to tighten.

Trustees: New Disclosures and Mandatory Financial Statements for Trusts this Year

Trustees will need to make disclosures to the IRD and prepare formal financial statements.

Buying ‘off the plans’ – Part 2

An ‘off the plans’ agreement will be for a specific house or apartment in a development.

Removal and Appointment of Trustees who have Lost Capacity

The Act sets out a streamlined process to follow when a trustee loses capacity and needs to be removed and/or replaced.

Employer Accreditation Criteria for Work Visas

The recently released criteria for work visas will rule out a number of businesses for accreditation.

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eConnect Newsletter - March 2022

March 16, 2022

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - March 2022


Incorporated Societies Bill Update following select committee stage

The progress of the Incorporated Societies Bill so far

Restraints of Trade

There are a number of factors to consider regarding restraints of trade

Buying ‘off the plans’ – Part 1

What are the differences compared to buying a property that already exists

Getting ready for the three-step Accredited Employer Work Visa process

A change that will impact many employers which rely on migrant labour to fill shortages.

New war on NIMBYs

New legislation will accelerate the supply of housing in urban areas

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eConnect Newsletter - June 2021

June 1, 2021

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter - June 2021


The Times They are a-Changin’.

the proposed Climate Change Adaptation Act.

Later life relationships.

Protecting your assets in a later life relationship.

The Incorporated Societies Bill.

What you need to know.

The Bright-Line Changes.

It is no secret that New Zealand is in the midst of a housing crisis.

Alert for Employers and Employees.

Employment reforms in 2021.

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eConnect Newsletter March 2021

March 1, 2021

Treadwell Gordon eConnect Newsletter March 2021


Can employers require employees to get the jab?

The door isn’t shut to an employer wanting to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for their workplace.

The new Privacy Act is in force

Are you compliant?

Can my employees vape at work?

The days of smoking inside a crowded bar, in airplanes or in the work lunchroom are long gone.

Key steps for a unit title subdivision

Having your lawyer involved early can assist in a smooth and speedy process.

Employment Law activity in 2021

How to stop a road

Dealing with surplus paper roads & road encroachments

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