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Our team has extensive experience in Hawke’s Bay and elsewhere, and our expertise includes local government, intellectual property, trade practices and sale of liquor.
With clients ranging from children in need of care and protection, couples partnering or separating and the elderly who may be suffering from failing physical or mental health, our family team of Martin (Team Leader) and Elizabeth are there to help.
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Latest BvonD News
With effect from 6 July 2010, both the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and Charitable Trusts Act 1957 were amended. The primary focus of the amendments is on the Registrar’s power to dissolve societies and charitable trusts.
Practitioners regularly advising on society and charitable trust issues will be aware of the inadequacy of the legislative framework for the governance and management of incorporated societies and charitable trusts…
From 30 November 2017, Mark von Dadelszen ceased to be a Partner of the firm and became a Consultant. Mark became a Partner on 1 April 1972, joining his father John, his brother Paul, and Ralph Bannister. As a Consultant Mark will continue to focus on his specialist areas of work with societies and charities, […]
The Reeves & Hartstone v Pauanui Sports and Recreational Club Inc decision…highlights a number of points about the operation of community organisations and what can be done when things go wrong.
The first interview with people wanting to form a society is usually interesting, as there are issues to be discussed they have never thought of.
It should come as no surprise that the State has an interest in the winding up of societies and charitable trusts, as noted in Hunt v Border Fancy Canary Club of NZ (Inc)…