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Succession Planning – Trust or Company?

Wednesday 12, October 2016

Read Ian Blackman’s article published in the latest Dairy Exporter regarding the importance of starting your succession plan now and … Continue reading →

BlackmanSpargo – Finalist in two categories for the New Zealand Law Awards

Monday 26, September 2016

We’re very proud to announce we are a finalist in the following categories: Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year; and … Continue reading →

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Trusts and Legal Structures by Chris Spargo

Thursday 4, August 2016

On 22 June, I spoke at the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Growers competition at Mills Reef Winery.  This was … Continue reading →

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Rural Fires and Insurance

Friday 22, July 2016

A recent decision of the High Court about the danger of burning fires on lifestyle blocks is relevant to farmers. … Continue reading →

Legal Documents and the Danger of the Internet

Wednesday 20, July 2016

We all realise that there has been significant change in the way we now communicate. The use of the mobile … Continue reading →

Major study reveals steep decline in number of small family farms in the UK

Wednesday 13, July 2016

An interesting article on the decline in number of small family farms in the UK http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-07-major-reveals-steep-decline-small.html

Planning ahead reaffirms farming future

Wednesday 1, June 2016

Ian Blackman’s article in the Coast & Country regarding planning for the future http://www.coastandcountrynews.co.nz/news/cc_1386-planning-ahead-reaffirms-farming-future.html

SuperLife Investment Seminars – Building financial confidence in your retirement

Thursday 12, May 2016

A financially successful retirement involves getting the right combination of saving, investing and managing risk. But each individual is different … Continue reading →

Congratulations to Robin Murphy

Wednesday 20, April 2016

One of our clients has recently been recognised as a driving force behind irrigation development in the wider south Canterbury … Continue reading →