New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1 on 9 June 2020. Law changes on rent increases still apply.
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31 July 2018
As we edge closer to the start of spring, it’s time to make sure you’ve ticked off any winter maintenance requirements.
31 May 2018
Landlords need to be aware of their health and safety responsibilities – including how asbestos is managed at their properties.
9 May 2018
Make sure you know who’s responsible for what, and what support is available.
21 November 2017
Tenancy Services have produced some bright, funny little videos to help tenants and landlords understand their rights and responsibilities when renting.
24 November 2016
If a rental property has been damaged in a natural disaster – such as an earthquake, a storm or a flood – the landlord and tenant should get in touch with each
16 November 2016
If a rental property has been damaged in a natural disaster the landlord and tenant should get in touch to check everyone is safe and to discuss any damage.
Tenants and landlords are responsible for different tasks in the grounds of a property.
If you want to end your tenancy, it's important to understand the rules for giving notice.
This form is for a landlord and tenant to fill in together before the tenant moves in. It sets out the key things the landlord and tenant agree to do, like when rent is paid, if pets are allowed, etc.
This form is for a landlord to gather information from a prospective tenant.
Use this form at the end of a tenancy, to claim the bond lodged with Tenancy Services. It must be filled in and signed by the same people who signed the original Bond lodgement form.
Use this form at the beginning of a tenancy. It records how much bond money the landlord has collected, and it is sent with the money to Tenancy Services to be held until the tenancy ends and the tenant moves out.
Landlords must either complete this form or attach an insulation statement containing the same information.