Insulation Deadline close

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Owners face spot checks and fines of up to $4,000 if their rental properties are not insulated by 1 July under new regulations.  However, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has warned that installers will not have the capacity to insulate all of the 125,000-plus rental homes still to be fitted. The MBIE compliance and […]

Tenant to pay Landlord for Meth Contamination

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Tenant to pay landlord $3800 for meth contamination Mark Gregory Dillon must pay his landlord $3818 after contaminating the house with methamphetamine. Dillon moved out of the Beachlands, Auckland, home at the end of 2016, but the claim was lodged with the Tenancy Tribunal two years later. Dillon lived in the house with Jessica Proctor. But Proctor could not be […]