Other handy resources

There is a lot of information available on the internet. If you are doing your own research on anything concerning property, you need to ensure the information you are getting is accurate, up to date and relevant for New Zealand circumstances.

Some handy websites include:

  • BOINZ
    The Building Officials Institute of New Zealand can help you find an Accredited building surveyor.
  • Community Law
    Free legal help throughout New Zealand.
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
    The CAB helps people know and understand their rights and obligations.
  • EQC
    The Earthquake Commission invests in natural disaster research, education and provides insurance to residential property owners. They publish a comprehensive bank of resources.
  • Real Estate Authority
    An independent government agency that regulates the New Zealand real estate industry. It has set up an information website for people buying or selling a property.
  • Wise Up NZ
    The consumer’s real estate hub — 100% independent.
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