This is a series of links to other websites that contain useful information on a number of general legal topics.
Tauranga City Council Tauranga City Council is the local authority for the Tauranga metropolitan area. On it you can find information about properties such as rates and rating valuations (rates information database) and information on planning and building.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council Western Bay of Plenty District Council is the local authority fro the Tauranga rural area and Te Puke. It has similar information to the TCC website.
Enviroment Bay of Plenty Environment Bay of Plenty is the regional council for the Bay of Plenty. It contains information on regional issues such as planning, pollution and earthworks.
Quotable Vaue Government valuations. You can obtain various property reports and valuations (costs apply).
Zoodle Comprehensive information about NZ properties, values, sales statistics, neighborhood information.
Department of Building and Housing Tenancy Services Information and forms for landlords and tenants who rent their homes.
Companies Office - The Companies Office is the government agency responsible for the administration of corporate body registers, including the Companies Register.
Mount Mainstreet Mount Mainstreet co-ordinates activites and business in Mt Maunganui
Tauranga Chamber of Commerce Website for the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce
New Zealand Insolvency and Trustee Service - This New Zealand government site provides information and online services on personal bankruptcies and company liquidations that are administered by the Insolvency and Trustee Service
Government Business Information - Information on starting, growing and managing your business.
Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand-this New Zealand Government website provides information on patents, trade marks and designs.
Department of Labour - information about employment relations, health and safety etc
The New Zealand Website, Article and Business Directory -New Zealand Website Directory
New Zealand Laws
New Zealand Legislation A searchable database of all NZ laws and regulations
New Zealand Court System
Disputes Tribunal An informal tribunal for dealing with small claims(up to $15,000 or $20,000 if both parties agree) and neighbourhood disputes.
District Court The main court for most criminal matters and civil claims up to $200,000.00
Family Court This court deals with dissolution of marriage, custody, access, matrimonial property etc it also has forms for many applications and advice on completing them.
General Information and Advice
Citizens Advice Bureau General advice an a whole range of legal matters such as consumer law, tenancies, employment debt problems etc.
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