COVID-19: New Zealand is currently at the Orange setting in the traffic light system.
Find out more about what the Orange traffic light setting means for landlords and tenants.
25 July 2022
Tenancy Services is working with Consumer Protection to raise awareness of the deadly combination of loose cords and young children in homes.
13 May 2022
Work is now underway to replace the current tenancy bond system with a new one that is more user-friendly and fit for purpose.
12 May 2022
Updates to the healthy homes standards take effect today.
20 April 2022
Wild weather can cause damage at your rental property. Find out what to do if your rental needs repairs after extreme weather or a natural disaster.
14 April 2022
Changes to the healthy homes standards have been finalised today and will become law on 12 May 2022.
22 February 2022
We’re wanting to find out if the current bond transfer service is fit for purpose. Give us your feedback to help shape what we do with the service in the future
16 February 2022
The Government is seeking feedback on proposals for the regulation of residential property managers.
1 February 2022
Prevent issues with getting your bond back. Read our tips for tenants and landlords.
13 December 2021
Tenancy Services will be closed over the holiday period. If you have a question during this time, you can find the answer on our website.
7 December 2021
As a landlord you need to collect information about your tenants – but what sort can you ask for, and how do you make sure you use that information responsibly?
3 December 2021
Today the Government has announced upcoming changes to the healthy homes standards in response to feedback from the rental sector.
22 November 2021
Summer is fast approaching and if you have a pool at your rental property, it is important to understand your responsibilities for pool safety and maintenance.
10 November 2021
Congratulations to the winner and runner-up for the 2021 New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) Landlord of the Year award.
1 November 2021
A Christchurch landlord has been ordered to pay $38,626.12 after a Tenancy Tribunal hearing found multiple breaches.
29 October 2021
Yesterday the Government passed legislation that can restrict tenancy terminations when people are required to stay at home due to public health measures.
21 October 2021
Find out what you're responsible for in your backyard.
18 October 2021
Find out how to look after your smoke alarms, so they can look after you.
29 September 2021
The Government has announced further details of tax changes for property investors that will come into effect 1 October 2021.
28 September 2021
The Government has today introduced an omnibus bill which includes restrictions on terminating tenancies during COVID-19 Alert Level 4.
23 September 2021
Auckland is at Alert Level 3. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.
Find out what it means for you as a landlord or tenant.