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Environmental Law in New Zealand

Peter Salmon and David Grinlinton General Editors

A team of 13 authors provides commentary on the law and policy behind the different aspects of the law covering the management and preservation of New Zealand’s environment. The book is organised to move from general principles and how these have developed, to the role of central and local government, and then to address discrete topics of more direct and practical orientation.

Thomson Reuters New Zealand Ltd, June 2015, 978-0-864729-03-3, 1135 pages, paperback and e-book, $205 (GST and p&h excluded).

Legal Tender

By Laetitia Peterson

Subtitled “Enduring wealth management for busy legal professionals”, this contains the results of interviews of 65 successful New Zealand lawyers on how they make financial decisions and plan for their financial futures. The author, who is an Authorised Financial Adviser, explores the findings and provides advice and suggestions from her own experience.

The Private Office, May 2015, 978-1-508753-06-3, 183 pages, paperback and e-book, US$9.99 (Kindle), US$12.99 (Amazon).

The Australasian Coroner’s Manual

By Hugh Dillon and Marie Hadley

Noting that the skills of coroners are not taught in law schools or judicial orientation programmes, the authors aim to provide a useful manual or handbook for basic guidance or ideas. They say it does not pretend to be encyclopaedic in its range.

Federation Press, June 2015, 978-1-862879-89-8, 247 pages, hardback, A$99.

Trustee Liability: What Every Trustee Needs To Know

By Vicki Ammundsen

A question-and-answer format (with 102 que-stions) is used to explore and provide practical guidance on all aspects of a trustee’s role and duties. The answers are backed up with references to case law and legislation, with guidance on appropriate measures to avoid or protect against liability.

CCH New Zealand Ltd, April 2015, 978-1-775470-89-2, 146 pages, paperback and e-book, $92 (GST included, p&h excluded).

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