Council officers expose their councils to liability for what they do and what they say. Paul Robertson went through some examples of things that have gone wrong and the good practices that will prevent claims against your councils. For further reading please find links to the cases Paul talked about below.
If you would like copies of these two older cases please email Paul at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Birch v Palmerston North City Council  BCL 978
Ivan and Barbara Court v Dunedin City Council  NZRMA 312