Landslips aren't a new phenomenon in New Zealand. But there have been catastrophic numbers of landslides in the past few weeks and they may become more common in the future.
Here are some basic legal rules concerning landslips:
As with most legal topics, these basic rules all have exceptions and limits and much will depend on individual circumstances. Get legal advice before acting if you’re unsure what to do, or if you're in a dispute with a neighbour over a landslip.Disclaimer