Check your dates — and the impact of limitation periods

A useful reminder of the effect of limitation periods has emerged from the recent case of Auckland Christian Mandarin Church Trust Board v Canam...

Limitation periods

Overview Limitation periods are extremely important for those involved in a claim relating to defective building works, whether that be someone who wants...

Research shows project management salaries growing despite recession

Amid a global economic climate plagued by high unemployment and a continued lack of organisational resources, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has good news...

Removal applications in the Weathertight Homes Tribunal — an uphill battle?

While it is up to the party seeking to be removed to prove that it is fair and appropriate that they be removed, it...

The Financial Assistance Package — an opportunity?

A claim is eligible if water has penetrated the dwelling because of some aspect of the design or construction, the dwelling is damaged as...

Project manager plays Russian roulette with council and wins

Leaky building claims often head down a well trodden track. Proceedings are issued in the courts or the Tribunal, interlocutory steps are disposed of,...