Filing amended pleadings after the limitation date

By Stuart Robertson, partner and Victoria Bortsova, solicitor It is often the case that the original claims made in Court are amended as a case develops. The High Court decision in ‘Body Corporate 355492 v Queenstown Lakes District Council [2022] NZHC 687’ provides useful guidance into how the courts apply the limitation provision under theContinue reading “Filing amended pleadings after the limitation date”

Staying in touch with hazards – lithium-ion batteries

An often ignored component of health and safety systems policy manuals is the section describing, ‘Keeping Current with Health & Safety Info’. The process for keeping current with relevant health and safety information, legislation, guidelines and standards is usually described something like: •           WorkSafe and ACC website media releases •           Briefings and updates from externalContinue reading “Staying in touch with hazards – lithium-ion batteries”

Zero carbon steel program Tātaitai Puhanga Waro set to launch

The month of May will usher in a new zero carbon steel programme for steel products. The program, Tātaitai Puhanga Waro, has been independently developed and based on verifiable data and provides a carbon emission calculator, believed to be a world first, to help companies offset carbon emissions and offer zero-carbon steel in their projects.Continue reading “Zero carbon steel program Tātaitai Puhanga Waro set to launch”

From Scott Base to to Aorangi Stadium – flexible trades training gets a boost in South Canterbury

Ara Institute of Canterbury has been working alongside other tertiary education providers to provide flexible trades training for South Canterbury apprentices – showing that collaboration is key to development and shared success within the Te Pūkenga network. South Canterbury trades employers are buzzing with the news that their year three electrical apprentices can now undertakeContinue reading “From Scott Base to to Aorangi Stadium – flexible trades training gets a boost in South Canterbury”

Project Engineer – Hydraulics

This company is New Zealand’s largest privately-owned hydraulic engineering company, with branches in Auckland, Christchurch, Taupo, Melbourne, Brisbane and locally-based representatives in Dunedin and Nelson. It specialises in hydraulic system design, specification and component selection, servicing and maintenance of existing plant and equipment. It imports products from manufacturers in Europe, USA and Asia to supportContinue reading “Project Engineer – Hydraulics”

Service Manager – Hydraulics

This company is New Zealand’s largest privately-owned hydraulic engineering company, with branches in Auckland, Christchurch, Taupo, Melbourne, Brisbane and locally-based representatives in Dunedin and Nelson. It specialises in hydraulic system design, specification and component selection, servicing and maintenance of existing plant and equipment. It imports products from manufacturers in Europe, USA and Asia to supportContinue reading “Service Manager – Hydraulics”