In 2009, Mrs. Osaki left the pot of boiling oil on the stove, left the kitchen, and soon forgot about it. Her absent-mindedness not only led to significant
fire destruction of the (rented) property but also set off a chain of judicial events that culminated in the controversial Court of Appeal judgment Holler & Rouse v Osaki & Anor  NZCA 130 ... read more
Peter Lewis recounts the below experience of an APIA member clawing his way through a meth contamination nightmare. Take a read:
Joe (not his real name of course) owns a property in the northern suburbs of Auckland. There are three residential houses on this property,
and Joe rents them all out to support himself in his old age.
After one of the houses became vacant, Joe... read more