Updates : February 2013

Development Contributions - Who Pays?

The Government has recently announced a comprehensive review of the development contributions that Councils charge for new sections and developments. This is a key part of its work programme on housing affordability, with development contributions identified as one of the key reasons why section...

State of the Nation

Prime Minister John Key delivered his state of the nation speech on 25 January 2013. As anticipated it signalled further changes to planning and resource management legislation that aim to give effect to the Government’s Business Growth Agenda. Since this Government’s inception it has...