Resources for COVID-19 Related Issues

On this page we have compiled every resource that we have prepared regarding COVID-19 and we hope that this is helpful as you navigate the next few months.

Charity sector response to COVID-19 – Meeting 6

Second video on charity sector response to COVID-19.

Shamubeel Eaqub an Economist talking about the future impact of COVID-19.

Video about charity sector response (60 participants) including comment from Charities Services, Philanthropy NZ and others.

Video about buying or selling a house during the COVID-19 lockdown period.

Video about leases and the impact of COVID-19 on them.

Video talking about Force Majeure in contracts and what those clauses are used for (to suspend performance of obligations).

Zooming Legal Considerations: Privacy, security, recordings and those virtual background themes – Article on the key legal considerations around using “Zoom”.

Buying or selling a house in April – article on conveyancing during the COVID-19 level 4 lockdown period.

COVID-19: Paying your employees – Article setting out some key points on employers obligations to their employees and the Government Wage Subsidy

Leases and COVID-19: How will this impact?  Article noting that depending on the particular  Deed of Lease, clause 27.5 “No Access in Emergency” might apply.

Applying for the Government Wage Subsidy for COVID-19 – A guide for employers on applying for the Government Wage Subsidy.

Key Legal Issues for Charities – Article setting out some of the key things Charities in NZ should be focused on amidst these unprecedented times.

COVID-19: Key Legal Issues for Business –  Article setting out some of the key things businesses in NZ should be focussed on.