On the move, July 2014

Prince replaces Synnott at Pumpkin Patch – Turner moves to Bayleys to continue projects focus – 8 Te Urewera board members named – Mighty River Power restructures leadership – 13 prime minister’s business scholarships awarded – 4 commerce & finance reappointments – Ex-DNZ trio join in new Twenty Twenty Property Partners venture – Ruru resigns from Kaipara council – Chapman Tripp’s Michael Anderson moves to Lowndes – DNZ Property appoints GPT’s Tierney as director – Ex-Macau gaming chief to join SkyCity board – Jeremy Brown joins RDT – Carolan moves from Pyne Gould to Equity Partners – Emson joins Corbel 3 months after EQC exit – JLL industrial agent to focus on Penrose & Onehunga – Summerset appoints Radan as it splits sales & marketing roles – Dow & Liz Jones to join Housing NZ board – Arapere to lead DLA Phillips Fox’s Wellington property team – Council finance chief heads to Fletcher Building – JLL promotes 8 agents

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Judge tells Mangawhai ratepayers to pay up, also awards them indemnity costs in more elaborate decision

Justice Paul Heath has told the Mangawhai Ratepayers’ & Residents’ Association the Kaipara District Council is entitled – through the Validation Act which Parliament passed last December – to collect rates now to pay for Mangawhai’s EcoCare sewerage system, even though the council’s original borrowing decisions were in breach of the Local Government Act.

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NZTA gets Puhoi-Warkworth consents, no standard condition 1, economic & alternative objections sidelined

Resource management conditions & an inability to mitigate effects were what might have prevented the Ara Tuhono board of inquiry from confirming the 2 notices of requirement and granting the 15 resource consents the NZ Transport Agency sought for the Puhoi-Warkworth section of the road of national significance…..

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