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Public Works Act Research and Advice

Is your land affected by public works? If so, you are entitled to receive independent advice on how this will affect the future use of your property – and the costs or compensation that must be paid for by the Crown.

Whether you need advice, research or assistance with negotiations, our experienced team are experts at achieving the best possible outcome for landowners. Don't get left in the dark in terms of understanding your rights - contact us at no cost. You can also read the Governments LINZ landowner rights booklet here

Compensation packages can include full management and coordination of:

  • Value of land and improvements taken
  • Detrimental effect – potential loss of value of remaining land
  • Depreciation loss
  • Property damage and disturbance payments
  • Relocation costs, assistance with repurchase/mortgage terms
  • Solatium allowance if your home is taken
  • Goodwill
  • Business and Commercial cost
    Mitigation for/of noise, visual screening, frontage without future restriction, access – driveway alignment and sight lines
  • Protecting the use of your land from Resource Management Act and District Plan provisions and detrimental future impacts
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