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‘Our articles’ contains the many articles our lawyers write for numerous publications. ‘Firm news’ contains general news about Heaney & Partners or our team. ‘In the media’ is where we have links to stories from around New Zealand that we think our clients will find interesting.

 

WELCOME BACK JOHN & WELCOME FINTAN

We are delighted to announce the return of John Morrison and to welcome Fintan Minehan to our team.

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NORTHLAND FLOODS CAUSED $37M WORTH OF DAMAGE

Severe damage caused by a once in 500-years flooding event saw thousands of homeowners and businesses make insurance claims.

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HURUNUI COASTAL COMMUNITIES COULD BE UNDERWATER IN 100 YEARS

Frances Haywood's beachside home could be washed away in decades, but she's not worried: "It’s the Pacific Ocean out there, not a wee creek.”

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SOUTHERN RESPONSE WON’T APPEAL DODDS EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE DECISION

The Crown has decided not to seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court, leaving a powerful precedent for other home owners.

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RUTH BADER GINSBURG OBITUARY

We mourn the passing of a trailblazer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States. She was a women’s rights advocate, academic, jurist and champion of gender equality. RIP the Notorious RBG.

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LAWLESS DIGGING ON THE WEST COAST

Digging up a wetland, a creek and an eroding beach could land three West Coast residents in hot water.

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DEFECTIVE CENTRAL CHRISTCHURCH HIGH-RISE STILL IN LIMBO AFTER TWO YEARS

A faulty eight-storey building under construction was shut down when a rookie engineer spotted its design flaws. Its future remains uncertain.

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COVID 19 ALERT LEVEL 2

With the move to alert level 2 our office re-opened on 31 August 2020 for those of us who prefer to work from there. We have given our people the flexibility to choose where they work from as we tentatively rejoin society.

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HIGH COURT RULES SOME OF COVID-19 LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN WAS UNLAWFUL

Attorney-General David Parker says there's been no decision yet on a possible appeal to the high court ruling that some of the country's alert level 4 lockdown was unlawful.

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