4 September 2018
Have your say on proposed standards to make rental homes warmer and drier.
27 August 2018
Landlords, tenants and other interested people can have their say on the proposals
22 August 2018
The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken a Whanganui property management company to the Tenancy Tribunal
16 August 2018
We want to make it easier for you to find the information you need.
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.
13 June 2018
Four seminars about renting rights and responsibilities and upcoming legislative changes were recently held as part of this year’s Renting and You roadshow.
31 May 2018
Landlords need to be aware of their health and safety responsibilities – including how asbestos is managed at their properties.
30 May 2018
Landlords may not be able to prevent tenants using properties for temporary rental accommodation, like Airbnb, unless specified in their tenancy agreements.
29 May 2018
A new report on the health risks associated with methamphetamine smoking residue on household surfaces has been released today.
28 May 2018
Talofa lava, this week is Samoan Language Week.
16 May 2018
It’s a good time to upgrade your smoke alarms as Consumer NZ recommends that older ionisation-type smoke alarms should no longer be sold.
9 May 2018
Make sure you know who’s responsible for what, and what support is available.
4 May 2018
The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken a Rotorua property management company to the Tenancy Tribunal.
26 April 2018
Our hosting provider is changing a configuration to ensure that our websites, and the data hosted on them stay secure.
24 April 2018
In March, the Government introduced a Bill which would prohibit the charging of letting fees.
9 April 2018
Landlords who fail to ensure the safety of their tenants have been sent a clear message by the Tenancy Tribunal.
5 April 2018
It’s important to be aware of how your rental will perform in the colder months and how this can impact on the health of those living in the rental.
29 March 2018
Tenancy Matters is our bi-monthly newsletter for landlords, tenants and anyone else with an interest in tenancy.
28 March 2018
It’s festival season and the Tenancy Services team has been busy meeting tenants and landlords at community events throughout New Zealand.
22 March 2018
The Government has introduced a Bill that, if enacted, would prohibit the charging of letting fees under the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.
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.