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Household crowding is clearly linked with poorer health outcomes, particularly for children, and there is also some evidence for poorer mental health, educational and social outcomes. Reliable nationwide population-based data on major noncommunicable diseases, such as ischaemic heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, stroke, low-back and neck pain and depression are scanty in India, as are similar data on injuries. NZDep Index of Deprivation. In the sums involved were still a fraction of the present total. One of his strengths is tailoring his advice to meet commercial objectives. Check your email and click on the activation link provided. Weiss et al examined the impact of participating in the Special Olympics SO on the self-concept of people with developmental disabilities.
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It was a drill. And then afterwards, these cops gave a demonstration of all their gear. Vests, shields, communication devices, flash-bangs, auto rifles with silencers, batons.
I watch drills all over the country. I watch all the weather channels. BUT when a Big One comes along, like the national election in the US, the separate tunes come together and ring as one. Then the major media twist whatever they need to twist.
Major media have been lanced thousands of times by alt news sites, and by Wikileaks and Project Veritas. This attack has exposed the truth and the Clinton crimes. Alt media are forcing public awareness of one giant scandal after another: Major media are playing defense against the rest of the world.
Trump, Wikileaks, Project Veritas, Drudge, and many alt news sites created a perfect storm in , raining down on major media. It was and is unprecedented. The mainstream press has been exposed down to its roots, as never before. Expect more to come, regardless of the outcome of the election. The train has really left the station… 7. Several other noteworthy Trilateral members: Does all this offer a clue as to why the US economy has failed to recover from the Wall Street debacle of , why the federal bailout was a handout to super-rich criminals, and why Obama took actions which prevented a recovery?
Paul Volker; Alan Greenspan; E. These men are all Trilateral members. The TC has no interest in building up the American economy. They want to torpedo it, as part of the end-game of creating a new international currency, ushering in a de facto Globalist management system for the whole planet. Now consider the vast propaganda efforts of the past 40 years, on so many levels, to install the idea that all nations and peoples of the world are a single Collective.
From a very high level of political and economic power, this propaganda op has had the objective of grooming the population for a planet that is one coagulated mass, run and managed by one force. A central engine of that force is the Trilateral Commission. How does a shadowy group like the TC accomplish its goal? One basic strategy is: The top Trilateral players, in , had their man in the White House, another formerly obscure individual like Jimmy Carter: They had new trade treaties on the planning table.
Obama was tasked with doing whatever was necessary to bring those treaties, like the TPP, home. To get them passed. To get them ratified. He and his cabinet were on the phones night and day, scrambling and scraping for votes in Congress. This was the Big One.
This was why he was the President. To make this happen. His Trilateral bosses were watching. These men run US policy, when and where it counts. This is also why, after Obama was inaugurated for his first term, he shocked and astonished his own advisors, who expected him, as the first order of business, to address the unemployment issue in America.
He shocked them by ignoring the number-one concern of Americans, and instead decided to opt for his disastrous national health insurance policy - Obamacare.
Obama never had any intention of trying to dig America out of the crash of He could, and would, pretend to bring back the economy, with fudged numbers and distorted standards. But really and truly, create good-paying jobs for many, many Americans? Not on the TC agenda. Not in the cards. It was counter-productive to the TC plan: Obama is on the move. His people are working around the clock to round up the necessary votes for TPP ratification in Congress.
Pushing through Globalist trade treaties: This is his appointed task. This is his real job. His bosses are watching. They are capable of anything, no matter how heinous, because they do not reflect upon or question the ultimate goal. Again, thanks to Patrick Wood and his book, Technocracy Rising, for expanding my insight into these areas.
Understanding the mindset of Globalist technocrats is necessary; they believe that since they can plan the shape of society, they should plan the shape of society.
Politicians are outmoded along this new evolutionary path. They will fade into extinction. Instead, engineers will take their place. Human beings all eight billion will be accounted for. They will receive energy quotas. Because a master map exists for the amount of global energy available at any moment, every human will be permitted to consume just so much energy during a defined time period. Wherever you see the Surveillance State, you see technocracy.
The claim that surveillance is being utilized to prevent terror attacks is a cover story. But technocracy goes much farther than this. Humans are viewed as mis-programmed biological machines in need of basic corrections. Their tendency to engage in conflict needs to be curbed. The necessary reprogramming would be achieved through genetic, electronic, and chemical means.
Though never admitting it publicly, dyed in the wool technocrats see no reason to maintain the human population at its current level. Never heard of it. Instead, what the individual is given from above is satisfactory to him because he has been engineered to believe it is. Smart-grid, sustainable development, green economy, land use, community planning, climate change, education in values, and other campaigns are signals and steps toward the far shore of technocracy.
They all involve the assumption that, since there is only so much to go around, a higher authority must decide who gets what. Food, water, shelter, jobs, luxuries, energy….
Opting for abundance is not welcomed. Abundance cuts the chords of The Plan. Scarcity must rule and it must be promoted. The lack of all essentials must be cited as the reason for imposing technocratic answers. There is no way around it. The irony is, when you talk to really hard-core environmentalists about the means for achieving abundance through alternative technologies, they balk and grow angry.
But when has that ever stopped the men who are quite sure they should sit on thrones? Vast abundance is more than a vision. It is a reachable possibility. The history of actual science and technology confirms that both essential materials and available human innovation were always downplayed as shortages - until some individual came along and demonstrated that a new way of doing things would break through the shortage.
Corporations, governments, think-thanks, and universities try to limit, curb, and bury inventions that open up the future to abundance. But they are obsolete. Elites who invent reality need an unimpeachable operation, headed up by people who are relentlessly promoted as the sanest, most intelligent, competent, and caring representatives of the human race. Guess who that would be? The medical cartel is the answer to the question: First of all, you have a system that dispenses toxic drugs in an endless stream, killing in the US alone, by conservative estimate, , people per year.
On top of that, medical drugs cause anywhere from two to four millions severe adverse effects annually. Beyond this straight-out destruction, there is the turmoil, suffering, grieving, and confusion that extends in ripples, from each one of the deaths and injuries, to families, friends, and co-workers.
Demoralization and the inability to see and think past the emotional pain - which is exactly what you want if you are a psychopath running a planet. The medical cartel drug companies, public health agencies, medical schools, doctors wants to assure cradle-to-grave treatment of every person.
This means 30 or 40 diagnoses of illnesses and mental disorders during a lifetime, and treatment with toxic drugs. People become proud, yes, proud of their diagnoses and treatment. They wear the diagnoses like badges of honor, and every social communication is an occasion for displaying badges and discussing treatments and comparing notes.
Medical care is free, if by free one means: The first is vaccines seeded with chemicals and genes that reduce fertility and potency.
As birth rates gradually decline, cover stories are invented to explain the phenomenon: The second solution is epidemics that purportedly kill off large numbers of people. These epidemics are routine frauds, based on concocted science. While medical experts crow about attacking the germ of the moment with toxic drugs and vaccines, these actual causes of death can be ignored and even enhanced. Meanwhile, in industrialized technological sectors of the planet, psychiatry ascends to new heights of control over the educated classes.
Although no so-called mental disorder has ever been diagnosed by a real laboratory test, the experts who dominate the field continue to invent new disorders at the drop of a hat.
Psychiatric patients believe they have brain conditions that must be treated with highly toxic drugs. The patients also believe their own aspirations are limited by their disorders, and so they acquiesce to a psychiatric model that circumscribes their lives.
At the top-end of society, new medical inventions are applied to the wealthy. Genetic enhancement is the most highly touted of these. Despite the fact that, as yet, there are no genetic treatments for any disease that work across the board, experiments will be done to extend life, to seed the unborn with special talents, to cure a wide variety of illnesses. There will be efforts to substitute technological components for biological nature.
Limbs, organs, whole body systems, brains. The workability of high-tech pieces is not really the issue. The aim is simply to involve the rich in the entire grand experiment, thereby swallowing them up as well in a medical paradigm of existence. At the front door of medical cartel operations, a person will be enrolled in the system while in utero, and a path will be laid out that extends all the way to the grave.
Once he is on record with a medical ID package, he will be tracked and treated and tweaked without let-up. Finally, the inevitable proposal and program will come into view. Why risk natural birth, which is already considered a medical event? Why not create birth in a laboratory? At every way-stop toward that day, sophistication, elegance, assurance, and concern will be the watchwords of the practicing doctor, the secular priest in this drama of human dismantling.
And yet, for those who remember, who know what the Individual is, who know what freedom is, who know what imagination and creative power are, the rigging and distorting and flattening and collectivizing will look like nothing more than a horrible cartoon. And these people who remember will lead a revolution like no revolution ever seen before. Or we can defect from, and withdraw our consent to, this mad matrix now.
The Global Fascist State: The momentum for the completion of the New World Order NWO through centralised control of global politics, business, banking, military and media is gaining pace by the day, and is clearly evident through the large scale spying upon us.
Whenever a hidden agenda is about to be implemented, something occurs to scare the people, justifying the action for implementation. This is, in accordance with the plans of the Deep State Brotherhood, the new world that awaits the global population.
The key to their success is the control and manipulation by the international bankers of the money systems of almost every nation, while making it appear as though they are controlled by the government. People have neither the slightest idea, nor the insight of the restrain that is going to be put on them. They would rather ignore the obvious and go into denial of the truth that has already become reality. Humanity has on a large scale given away its mind and its responsibility — it is advisable to consider the broader consequences of this behaviour for human existence.
When we give away our mind and responsibility, we give away our freedom and hence, our lives. If enough people do it, we give the world away, and that is precisely what has been done throughout history. The leaders of this era, such as Benito Mussolini in Italy and Adolf Hitler in Germany embodied the state and they claimed indisputable power, transforming countries into fascist states.
Now history is repeating itself and soon the world will become a fascist society all over again. The only difference is that this time, a few families, alias — the elite — are manipulating the entire planet, through the globalisation of business, banking and communications.
The primary goal of their control is to keep the people in ignorance, fear and at war. Divide, rule and conquer and keep the most important information secret. Those who have applied these methods to control humanity for thousands of years are members of the same force, following a long-term Brotherhood Agenda, which now is reaching its point of completion.
So, the global fascist state is upon us. Infinite Power is Within Every Individual: If you want to give more power to the police, security agencies and military, that is exactly what they want the public to ask for, then they ensure there is more crime, more violence and more terrorism, and so they increasingly get exactly what they want, ever-increasing control and power.
As Benjamin Franklin once so typically stated: Physical Control of the Global Population is Impossible: Create the problem; encourage the reaction that something has to be done about, and then offer the solution, their solution.
The masses are herded and directed by emotional and mental control. This is the only way their rules can be implemented. However, the few elites cannot control billions of people physically, unless a large number of people are involved. Revolution, Healing and Collapse of the Establishment So physical control of the global population is impossible. But when you can manipulate the way people feel and think to the point that they decide to do what they want us to do, by demanding to introduce regulations that they want to have implemented, then the door is set open for Centralised Global Control, by making people believe that it is their own idea.
Consequently, humanity becomes mind-controlled. People are Mind Controlled: The question is not how many people are mind-controlled, but how few are not.
When you believe the news stories in the media, and allow these to affect your perception of events, your mind is controlled. The answer to freedom of thought and perception is to take your mind back to conclude and decide for yourself. Remember they always want to have your mind, because once they have it, they have you. So keep your mind objective under all circumstances. Come into action now in the interest of our children, future generations, and in our own interest.
Remember; the secret Agenda is a conspiracy of minds, of people and events to ensure that the plans of the elite are employed. They conspire to put their people into positions of power, with hidden, stringent instructions to make the agenda happen, by conspiring to create events which will make the public demand the Agenda be implemented in complete ignorance of the devastating consequences. Recently numerous scandals have revealed the surveillance state of the West and put it up for show.
Whistleblowers have been warning about this for years! Be objective and make up your own mind; deciding for yourself. Preaching the Truth About the Federal Reserve: He also discusses the practice of the Federal Reserve , how they are involved.
He preaches the truth using facts and history. The British Imperial Lords are in a state of shock. Their frantic effort to save the Empire came crashing down Tuesday when the scientists at Porton Down refused to lie for the Empire - refused to say that the nerve agent in the Skripal case came from Russia. The Top Of The Pyramid: This time, neither George W. President Trump, to the dismay of the British and American oligarchs and press whores, has refused to say or tweet a word about the Russian role in the Skripal case.
It pays to remember that things are not always as they seem and that in the efforts of the Alliance to bring down the Cabal, that moves reported in the public mainstream media 'arena' are not necessarily in parallel to what is going on behind the scenes. The Empire is exposed, and badly wounded - but not yet dead, and therefore capable of anything to save itself. Helga Zepp-LaRouche today focused attention on this deadly reality. The Russiagate campaign collapsed, and its perpetrators in MI6 and in the Obama intelligence team are now facing criminal charges for their treasonous acts.
Only half the EU nations went along, and, while Trump allowed his Administration to expel Russian diplomats, he himself laid no blame on the Russians, and announced that Moscow could replace their diplomats.
But now, the U. Hysteria reigns in London today. Will they use the impending collapse of the multi-trillion dollar speculative bubble in the western financial system, which they created, to that end? The Empire is near defeat, but more dangerous than ever. That is why this organization was founded, and the hard fought victory is within our grasp. As Helga said today: They never imagined that a genius like Lyndon LaRouche would be around to counter them.
April 11 From: Tony explained them in this podcast. Furthermore, there is much speculation the neurotoxic chemicals in all vaccines are part of that artificial intelligence robotics program. The above video, which I have watched in full and taken notes on, must be considered very seriously, as it deals with emerging protocols to counter Nano technology, which very few individuals know anything about, but all of us are exposed to and compromised by. The mixture includes cheap white vinegar, distilled water, salt, DMSO and oil, either olive or almond.
The exact measurements are given. Tony recommends soaking your feet, but with certain precautions. Nano-dust and particulates make all human bodies receivers and transmitters , a necessary component for control of humans because we can be controlled by microwaves transmitted to those frequency receivers residing within our bodies. Homo sapiens literally are being redesigned into another species created by man-made-technology.
Will it be called Homo Nano-particulatem? Clouds are Lowering Why? Station List by Location. Study April 11 From: A new study has revealed that stress can make you physically ill by hijacking your immune system. It was found that stress impacts the response of 'defense chemicals' which are responsible for fighting off bacteria or viruses. The study carried out by researchers at the University of Michigan revealed how stress interacts with immunity cells that protect the body against diseases and manifests into physical illness.
It was found that stress impacts the response of 'defense chemicals' which are responsible for fighting off bacteria or viruses, and amplifies inflammatory and allergic reactions such as irritable bowel syndrome, asthma and autoimmune disorders such as lupus. Stress management tools like breathing exercises and yoga are prescribed by doctors to treat disorders like asthma and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Stress receptors, known as corticotropin-releasing factor CRF1 , send signals to certain immune cells, called mast cells, and this controls the body's defence.
Feeling Upset Or Distressed? Mast cells are a type of white blood cell which get triggered during stressful situations and are also involved with inflammatory responses like hypersensitivity and allergic reactions when the immune system fights off an assumed threat.
The researchers conducted a mouse study to understand immune cell responses to psychological and allergic stress. There were two groups of mice with one having stress receptors in their mast cells, while the other group didn't.
It was discovered that the mice with stress receptors had high levels of disease, while those without had less disease and were protected against both psychological and allergic stress.
Associate professor Adam Moeser who specializes in stress-induced diseases explained to the Daily Mail that when mast cells are triggered during stressful situations they are susceptible to being controlled by stress receptors.
He added, "When this happens, CRF1 tells these cells to release chemical substances that can lead to inflammatory and allergic diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, life-threatening food allergies and autoimmune disorders such as lupus. Overcoming Anxiety By Embracing Uncertainty. So chemical substances like histamine, which is produced by mast cells to get rid of invading allergens can become life-threatening.
While the normal response to an allergen would be inflammation, itching, sneezing and runny nose, under stress the responses got intensified and escalated to trouble breathing, anaphylactic shock and even death.
According to the American Psychological Association sleep and stress are inversely proportional, when stress increases, length and quality of sleep decreases. Stress causes several problems other than just affecting your sleep, it is also responsible for health concerns like insomnia, depression, high blood pressure, inabilty to make decisions and lack of concentration.
The study was published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology. The Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked. Music That Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent. April 10 From: Ten years into the greatest financial meltdown in the history of finance, triggered by the USA sub-prime real estate bubble collapse in , the Euro and its 19 member central banks are at a dangerous crossroad.
The ultimate winner would be the shaky French and Southern Eurozone banks. In , in the wake of the manipulated Greek bond crisis that triggered a Eurozone contagion panic in markets, the European Central Bank initiated a highly controversial and poorly understood disguised bailout known as Target 2.
This is about one third of German GDP. In the sums involved were still a fraction of the present total. De facto that would mean German or other north EU taxpayers would support the debt of stressed countries like Italy or Portugal or Greece.
Farage At Irexit Conference: For the time being, they have set the interest rate to zero. Merkel, SPD and Eurobonds. In a transfer union, the healthier countries of the Euro will support the weaker. Under the Macron Plan, which Merkel and the SPD have endorsed, each euro transferred from a Northern to a Southern European country would reduce the Target claims and liabilities by one euro. The deeper underlying problem in all these schemes is the fact that the countries of the ECB and Euro have done nothing fundamental to clean up their banking insolvency mess.
Instead the ECB under Draghi has been used to create what is today a de facto insoluble problem for the German and other strong central banks of the Euro using Target 2 balances as a stealth bailout. Bond market speculators like Soros will have a field day.
German and Dutch and other more prudent countries will de facto pay the bill. For Germany where the demographic reduction in working age population is already apparent and will accelerate in coming years, a growing pension obligation makes German debt obligation in the long run unsustainable.
To now add a fiscal transfer from Germany to the indebted Southern EU countries spells political and economic Tsunami. France Is A War Zone. The Australian Government is recommended to: The Australian Human Rights Commission and other state-level human rights institutions are recommended to: Business enterprises and other non-State actors are recommended to: Furthermore, I cannot take a position one way or another regarding the above Report, only point to its existence and as a forewarning of what probably can be expected as government over-reach to be copied and implemented in other western culture countries regarding vaccines and vaccinations!
Yet the MBA and the Australian Government did not provide evidence for the necessity to use 16 vaccines when they linked financial benefits to this intervention and removed conscientious and religious exemptions at the same time. Has Australia inadvertently returned to its original intent as founded, a penal colony for the British? The devil is in the details. Vaccination is a barbarous practice, and it is one of the most fatal of all the delusions current in our time. Vets issue animal vaccine warning.
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Mother blames cancer vaccine for teen's death. Why Are Vaccines Excluded? In part, this recession may be attributed to improved housing and to a decrease in the virulence of micro-organisms, but by far the most important factor was a higher host-resistance due to better nutrition.
Here I want to look at basic flaws in the rationale for vaccination. First of all, a child with a strong immune system will exile illnesses like measles or flu without incident. If he does become sick, his immune defense system will swing into high gear, mount a full inflammatory response, and the acute phase of illness will fade away.
There are millions of such examples throughout recent history. If a person has a weak and compromised immune system, vaccination is not going to cure that fact. In the best presentation of conventional vaccine theory, a shot in the arm brings on antibodies, which are scouts for the immune system.
No good at all. These are simple and basic realities - once you clear away pseudoscientific hocus-pocus. They were fed good clean food. They had loving strong parents. They rarely got sick, and when they did, the bout was over quickly. To them the idea of vaccination was a bizarre illusion. They never needed it. And as I say, the people with weak and compromised immune systems, who are basically unhealthy, are NOT going to be cured or protected by vaccination. Many doctors know these facts, but are afraid to speak out.
The mainstream press, with non-stop pro-vaccination propaganda, is colluding with the medical establishment and governments to silence critics. The press is fake news. We who point out fatal flaws in vaccination are actual news.
Does that sound acceptable? We just assume it. Can you name a single large mainstream news outlet that has devoted time and space to a complete and rational debate about vaccine safety and efficacy, representing both sides of the issue fairly? Does this seem reasonable? Who is the culprit here? Critics of vaccination, or the delinquent imperious press? Their skill, such as it is, consists of pretending they have acquired knowledge. Instead of treating mainstream news as a reliable fount of information, back up a step and realize this operation has been a heavily funded and protected monopoly - and all monopolies commit egregious acts to sustain their position.
They cooperate with other would-be monopolies e. Any criminal who is in the public spotlight, day in and day out, will bend, distort, fabricate, and concoct more lies to cover up his past offenses. This is common sense. Face this fact head-on. The horrendous SB bill was passed by the California legislation, in , and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. It mandated an array of vaccines for all schoolchildren. During debate on the bill, did the legislature permit extended discussion about the dangers and ineffectiveness of vaccines?
Were these issues somehow automatically censor-able? Sweeping them into a garbage can is called a CLUE. Otherwise, why not turn on the light? Let me explain how the game works with an example. In the mids, I sat in a courtroom in Los Angeles and watched the opening of a grotesque trial, in which the federal government was prosecuting a young man for selling a nutritional supplement.
The man had made health claims for the product. He told the judge he wanted to present evidence that: The judge refused to allow the defendant to present any evidence along these lines. No, the judge said. The only question was: If so, he was guilty. And that was the verdict. The young man went to prison. Who, in his right mind, would support such a ruling?
This is the same approach of the mainstream news establishment, when it comes to vaccination. It is the approach of inveterate liars. Incredible vaccine lies from the Ministry of Truth. World Renowned Genetics Doctor: New Study Reveals Prevalence of Contaminants.
Malicious news media now openly attacking vaccine Victims, blaming them instead of vaccine ingredients. Vaccines and Sudden Death. Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children. When Life Gets Too Complicated: TheUnboundedSpirit If it feels like your life sucks, there are extreme chances that it's too complicated.
On the other hand, if it feels like it doesn't suck, I bet your life is quite simple. How do I know? Well, I've found my life sucking many times, and that was always when it became wildly complicated. Now that it doesn't suck anymore or at least it feels like it doesn't , it's simpler than ever before. I played my part in getting it the way it is. A BIG part, in fact. By making a few small yet tremendously effective lifestyle changes.
If you're entangled in the complexity of your own life, and would like to know what those changes were so that you can apply and benefit from them too, I have good news for you.
But does life have to be such a drudgery? Why is Life So Messed Up? This is a question I get a lot from readers. Rather, we insist on making it look like it. Let me give you a few examples: Of course, no person is entirely to blame for that. From an early age, society has conditioned us to live this way.
Just consider, for example, the advertising industry, which is constantly preying on our insecurities in order to make us want new products. Or, lastly, think of our economic system, which is forcing us to work as wage slaves just so we can merely feed ourselves and sleep under a roof. A Turn Back to Simplicity. So how can we design a life that is less complicated and more meaningful? Because during the course of our lives most of us have lost touch with our true needs and wants.
Ten Psychological Behavior Tips That Can Make Your Life Easier This has resulted in a lack of inner fulfillment, out of which arises a desperate effort to fill our psychological void with physical, mental and emotional clutter, which, instead of making us feel better, actually makes us feel much worse. It consists of easy yet empowering tips and practices that you can apply in your everyday life in order to reap the incredible benefits of a minimalist lifestyle.
Are you ready to dive into it? On the contrary, those objects are only standing in their way, distracting their attention and preventing them from finding calm, clarity and focus.
Some of them even need regular maintenance, and hence require money, time and energy to be spent - or, to be more precise, wasted - on them. Have a look at your possessions and ask yourself: Do I really need ALL of them? The EADRA binds the Australian, state and territory governments and livestock industries together to deal with emergency animal disease matters. It includes arrangements for joint funding when an industry is affected by an emergency animal disease outbreak.
The National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual — Grazing is an important tool for meeting our shared responsibility for biosecurity.
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The manual is also available as a resource for the education of farm staff and the development of training and awareness programs. Producers can achieve the following biosecurity principles by adopting appropriate management practices, as recommended in this manual, on an ongoing basis.
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Businesses in the Food and Beverage sectors face a distinct set of challenges — from tight regulation and health safety and environmental concerns, to supply chain complexity, country of origin labelling, and the rise of global consumer markets. We understand the product life cycle through production, packaging, distribution, marketing and retail. Whether your future is firmly rooted at home or you have your eye on global reach, our team in New Zealand and throughout our international networks can support your business, no matter where your ambitions take you.
We work with you to ensure that guidelines are in place to guarantee that your workplace meets best practice and complies with the new regulations. We are also there to help you pick up the pieces when things go wrong. Our team are recognised experts. We work with organisations large and small, local, national and international and help guide them through the nuances of the new legislation to ensure understanding and compliance.
The new Act brings sweeping changes, increased duties and penalties, but limited practical guidance. We are there to help. The team provide practical, pragmatic, solutions-focused advice in this rapidly evolving environment. And when things do go wrong, we are on hand.
With offices in Auckland and Christchurch, we can provide immediate nationwide help and assistance. We work with hotel owners on the acquisition, development and refurbishment of their key assets and understand the differing needs of owners and managers under management agreement, franchise and lease structures.
Our team also has extensive experience in the establishment and protection of intellectual property rights, dealing with employment issues, drafting commercial contracts and the resolution of disputes. Working across legal practices and drawing together the threads of complex transactions enables us to offer you a seamless and comprehensive service.
Acting for TJK the owner of 'The George', in Christchurch in respect of its acquisition of luxury boutique hotel businesses on both a freehold and leasehold basis in Rotorua and Christchurch. Acting for Sarin Group in respect of its purchase of a hotel development site in Christchurch, including the negotiation of arrangements for the shared use of a carpark access ramp situated on neighbouring land adding significant value to the development land by maximising the street frontage available for the new hotel.
Acting for the owners of Clearwater Resort in Christchurch, on all planning related matters associated with the development of the resort and its continued expansion. Acting in respect of the development and leasing of a new room hotel in Courtenay Pace, Wellington.
Acting for the respective owners of Rydges Hotel and the Millennium Hotel in Christchurch on the leasing of those hotels prior to the Canterbury earthquakes. Acting for Brook Serene in respect of its lease from the owner of Hotel Montreal in Christchurch and on its management agreement for Henley Hotel, Cambridge. Advising the owners of Rydges and the Millennium in Christchurch on the issues arising from the Canterbury earthquakes, including complex disputes with the insurers of those buildings.
Advising the owners of The George in respect of Intellectual Property protection matters, including the recovery of a domain name from "cyber squatters". The nationwide team includes 'Leading Individual' Crispin Vinnell whose 'calm, balanced and commercial' advice is focused on delivering a cost effective, high-quality solution every time. Dan Hughes is also ranked in the Guide as a 'Leading Individual' and recommended for his 'extremely good service'.
Chloe Jolliffe and Lynne Van are ranked as 'Next Generation Lawyers' who are noted as 'responsive and capable' and add considerable depth and experience to this 'extremely capable' team. We have 'extensive insolvency experience' in all matters relating to debt recovery, security enforcement and restructuring.
We have built a strong reputation for delivering results across a range of transactions including the review of the terms of outstanding debts, advising on enforcement procedures from a cost-benefit analysis of debt enforcement strategies to representing clients in court on debt recovery and insolvency matters. We act for receivers, liquidators, administrators and investigative accountants and advise on the terms of appointment and indemnities, the trading prospects of distressed businesses, liabilities of directors, security priority issues and the sale of assets and businesses.
Our cross-functional, multi-disciplinary, integrated team works quickly to assess the heart of the matter and has the expertise to advise and assist on all types of transactions. We work closely with our litigation and banking and finance teams to offer a range of services from refinancing, restructuring, administration and liquidation to litigation.
The earth moved in Christchurch in and the seismic waves are still affecting New Zealand's insurance industry. New laws are being enacted, new cases tried and new precedents set and this has brought our understanding of insurance law into stark relief.
Anthony Harper has successfully charted a course through these changes. Our team has a vast depth of understanding and is able to quickly assess the issues involved in each claim. Peter Woods is ranked in the Chambers and Partners Directory and noted in particular for his 'strong insurance practice and The Anthony Harper IP team is award winning and internationally ranked as one of the top practices in the country.
The addition early this year of partner Mark Gavin has enhanced our reputation and added a number of well-known international clients to the team's books. Mark's extensive experience in IP litigation complements Michael's 'front-end' expertise in IP commercialisation and advisory. The team has particular expertise in IP transactions, commercialisation of IP, trade marks, disputes and enforcement, IP advisory and data protection and privacy.
IP transactions All IP transactions, including joint ventures, sale and purchase, investment and assignment. Trade marks Brand development and protection strategies, market clearance, trade mark registration, prosecution and enforcement, brand portfolio management. Disputes and enforcement Mark Gavin is highly regarded in this field and is rightly considered one of the country's foremost IP litigators.
He is regularly called in to advise on high value, large scale, complex IP proceedings. Data protection and privacy Our team is well-versed in developing privacy-compliance programmes, advising on data protection undertakings and information assurance programmes, and analysing data processing arrangements against applicable privacy laws. Our leading team are expert commercial litigators providing strategic, commercial and pragmatic advice. We have successfully litigated in all major Courts and Tribunals, but we are also effective negotiators in alternative dispute resolution.
We adapt our approach and solutions to meet the individual needs of your business. Our team is experienced in dealing with all types of commercial issues across a range of industry sectors.
With all four partners ranked and noted for being 'helpful, knowledgeable and client focused' the team has considerable strength and depth. The team is also ranked in the Chambers and Partners Directory. Peter Woods is ranked in the Chambers and Partners Directory and noted in particular for his 'experience assisting clients with commercial dispute resolution and is highly regarded for his "forthright and extremely approachable" manner'.
The team is internationally ranked as one of the top teams in the country. The dedicated team provides unparalleled experience, knowledge and expertise right along the supply chain, from service and infrastructure providers to manufacturers, suppliers and customers. Partner, Dan Hughes is also recommended. As outsourcing of the supply chain continues to gain momentum, our nimble structure and pragmatic approach allows us to be responsive and tailor a solution to client needs, providing joined-up transactional corporate, commercial, property , litigation and regulatory support.
We act for some of NZ's largest seaports and airports on a range of services agreements, 3PL logistics arrangements and freight services agreements. We are experts in warehousing, transportation, distribution and supply arrangements — we understand the issues, the industry and the intricacies.
We advise on domestic and international carriage and trade issues, including freight forwarding and bill of lading documentation, international conventions and domestic regulatory issues. We have advised on purchasing, chartering and leasing planes, vessels, trucks and warehouses, as well as the purchase and sale of logistics businesses.
We have advised industry participants on the implementation and licensing of, and customer use terms for, major IT systems. We are also a strongly trade oriented society with a highly trained workforce, stable political environment, and one of the world's easiest places to do business giving New Zealand a global advantage for setting up and doing business.
We understand the opportunities and the challenges associated with manufacturing and exporting, from regulatory compliance domestic, foreign and international to IP protection to the importance of robust contractual arrangements.
We bring together advice on commercial matters from mergers and acquisitions to any number of bespoke and standard contracts, including contract manufacturing, joint ventures, international procurement documentation, supply and distribution agreements. And further specialised knowledge is available across resource management, employment, health and safety, IP and property matters. Led by 'Leading Individuals' Tim Barclay and Ed Dunphy, the team is praised for their 'great technical and practical advice'.
Our team works to coordinate all the diverse elements into one seamless transaction. The days of cookie-cutter contracts are over. We act for NZX listed property trusts, major corporates, infrastructure companies, property developers, New Zealand and overseas investors and local authorities to get deals done, every day.
We have strong experience in complex transactions, including retirement village developments, wind farms and irrigation projects, subdivisions, hotel and tourism ventures, green building and leasing and large infrastructure projects involving multiple acquisitions and easement registrations.
Different clients, different sectors, differing needs - but all require the same sense of focus, understanding of the ins and outs of the law, balance between innovative and pragmatic solutions, and a deep understanding of what success looks like, every time. Decisions taken by central and local government can impact significantly on individuals and corporate entities.
Our understanding of the complex regulatory environment is second to none. From zoning, consent applications, community consents and subdivision projects to getting your view heard on district plan changes, there are a lot of opportunities for things to get complicated.
At Anthony Harper our specialist is absorbed in resource management, environmental and local government law all day every day. As one of only a handful of New Zealand lawyers also experienced as a planner, he has a unique perspective. He understands the complexities involved and has the experience to get things moving again so you can get on with the job at hand. Whatever your issue, we can manage it, and manage it your way. We cover all aspects of Resource Management, including Environment and High Court proceedings, giving advice on existing use and consented development rights and certificates of compliance under the RMA, undertaking environmental due diligence, and helping with Public Works, Historic Places Act and contaminated land requirements.
Daily we work with the specific challenges and opportunities that face retailers at all stages of their lifecycle. This means we can get to effective solutions faster.
So whether you're buying, selling, growing, consolidating, merging, hiring, firing, solving a dispute, signing a contract, building a new shop, protecting intellectual property, starting a new venture or giving life to an old one, you'll want legal counsel that has brought it all together before. Anthony Harper has the leading RV specialist practice in New Zealand, providing advice to the operators of over half of the country's registered retirement villages and aged care facilities; a mix of commercial and not for profit operators, large and small.
We are immersed in the sector. You'll find us at governance level, on policy and advisory groups, sharing our thinking through conference presentations and providing specialist education to operators and lawyers. Our clients benefit from our depth of understanding, our contacts, connections and credibility within the sector.
Our specialist approach allows us to draw on experts in all the areas affecting retirement villages and brings the expertise together in a seamless solution for clients. We can also help take the pain away from managing routine resident entry and exit documentation and transactions, with our dedicated team, Settlement Services.
Built exclusively for New Zealand retirement village operators, Settlement Services' clients have access to VillageInfoNet - a simple, secure and cost effective solution to access contractual information and village data online.
Our team is able to identify the risks and opportunities to help you plan and to ensure compliance with both local and international tax legislation, while maximising business operations, expansion or rationalisation.
Our tax expert, Bridget Riley has over 20 years' experience in the field. She works across industry sectors to provide concise, tailored and constructive advice. Her comprehensive knowledge enables her to quickly understand your tax needs and provide a commercially relevant solution. When the answer is simple we do not over complicate. Because we see both sides of the fence, every day, we have a solid, pragmatic understanding of what it takes to get watertight deals done quickly, smoothly and effectively.
He is praised for the 'quality of his work' and for being a 'strong negotiator'. Our clients are not only from the technology sector, they span a broad spectrum of industry sectors. As an Anthony Harper client, that experience becomes yours. We have particular expertise in guiding clients through the practicalities and compliance requirements of obtaining outside investment to take them to the "next step".
On a daily basis we solve a wide range of commercial and property related issues, including providing "plain English" commercial agreements, advising on leases and property developments and navigating the Resource Management Act.
Acquiring Department of Conservation concessions, coastal permits and the other resource consents required to provide tourists with encounters in the natural environment are a particular speciality. Health and safety is a key concern for all businesses but especially in the adventure tourism space. We provide pragmatic advice in this area, as well as general employment advice. We also assist clients with sponsorship, marketing and advertising compliance, brand protection and tax structuring.
We are passionate about the Tourism sector and regularly attend industry conferences and events, including those run by Tourism NZ and Tourism Industry Aotearoa. Advising technology companies including app developers in the tourism space on copyright protection.
Acting for the owners of Clearwater Resort in Christchurch on all planning related matters associated with the development of the resort and its continued expansion. Acting for VR Group in respect of its purchase of a hotel development site in Christchurch, including the negotiation of arrangements for the shared use of a carpark access ramp situated on neighbouring land adding significant value to the development land by maximising the street frontage available for the new hotel.
Acting for the respective owners of Rydges Hotel and the Millennium Hotel in Christchurch on leasing of those hotels. Acting for Europcar rental cars on various employment, commercial and leasing matters. But are you covered for the things you can control? Trusts, wills, asset and succession planning, relationship agreements, dispute resolution and power-of-attorney issues are just some of the issues you might want to talk to us about. We take a proactive but down to earth approach, partnering with other Anthony Harper specialists in the areas that require specific expertise, so you get the best of both worlds: Erica brings her knowledge and skills, essential in legal proceedings, to her work enabling her to manage settlements efficiently and accurately for our retirement village clients, and provide quality advice and documentation for resident entries and exits.
Katherine is a leading light in New Zealand's public law fraternity. An award winner, Katherine has worked in private practice as a commercial litigator and in the public sector working with two Prime Ministers, New Zealand Police and Auckland Council. Katherine is recommended in the Legal Asia Pacific where she is noted for her 'significant weight in public law matters'.
Katherine, an experienced litigator, heads up our Public Law Practice. She brings to the task a depth of legal experience in the interrelationships of commercial interests and public sector decision making and public policy. She has managed large and complex multi-party disputes private and public law and inquiries. Her diverse background in the public and private sectors has provided her with a unique and balanced perspective. Her knowledge and insight allows her to skilfully navigate complex procedural and business critical matters.
Samantha has returned to Anthony Harper after several years away with a BA in English and Media and Communications, and, after a short stint in public service. She has a sound knowledge of the Christchurch residential property market and, having lived in Christchurch for most of her life, she remains committed to the Christchurch rebuild and seeing the city back on its feet. Understanding the nuances of construction projects, from tendering and contract to possible disputes and litigation is important to ensure that projects run to schedule and within costs.
Sarah is able to bring her experience of construction law to bear on projects, whether commercial or residential, to help reduce the challenges faced by her clients and offer commercially savvy solutions to problems when they do arise. Michelle works closely with Sylvia Cheah in all property related matters including: She has a comprehensive understanding of the differing needs of individuals, companies and trust in relation to property purchase.
Michelle also provides commercial support in relation to company secretarial and trust administration matters. Michelle relates well with clients to build trust and works efficiently to ensure transactions are completed smoothly and in a cost effective manner.
Jenny's passion for the retirement village sector drives her delivery of high-quality specialist services. From her training in the City of London, Jenny draws on her experience with property finance, compliance and general commercial law to deliver specialist advice to her chosen market sector of retirement villages and aged care.
Having focused on this sector for over a decade, Jenny has developed an in-depth knowledge of the sector ranging from the law, to commercial practices and trends, to the people involved. She works hard at keeping this knowledge up to date and maintaining those key connections. It's the people in this field that she really enjoys. Whether operators are commercial or not for profit, they all have a vested interest in ensuring that the services and facilities they offer are delivered to best standards.
Working with a variety of other service providers all pulling together to support those operators makes her job highly rewarding.
Tim's strength lies in his ability to tailor property solutions that suit the commercial needs of his clients. Clients referred to Tim as being 'pragmatic and hands on'. The commercial property world is a dynamic environment. Providing sound advice involves a clear understanding of the law. Providing effective advice, and adding value, also involves understanding what makes clients tick, and the trends of the market they are operating in.
Tim advises clients on a wide range of commercial property matters, including acquisitions and disposals, commercial developments and leasing, subdivisions and syndications.
He has expertise in regulatory compliance matters which are relevant to property transactions, in particular the Overseas Investment Act and New Zealand's financial markets legislation. Tim also has expertise in the hotel sector, and growing experience in social housing. His expertise in commercial leasing and experience in dealing with issues arising in the post-earthquake environment in Christchurch meant that Tim was asked to assist with the revisions to the Property Council Office Lease.
He has presented at various seminars for Property Council, New Zealand Law Society and other bodies on commercial leasing and development matters.
Jackie has had extensive experience as an employment lawyer, including over 4 years in the United Kingdom practising as an in-house employment lawyer. She is skilled in all aspects of employment law, including senior executive employment issues, redundancy processes, personal grievances, disciplinary processes, employment agreements and dispute resolution.
She is recommended in the Legal Asia Pacific Guide. She enjoys building close working relationships with her clients and has a reputation for providing sound, pragmatic employment and sports law advice.
Marnie specialises in Trusts and Asset Protection Planning. Her area of practice is enhanced by her broad background in property, commercial and family law. She is pragmatic in her approach and enjoys working with individuals and families to provide outcomes and results which best meet their individual and family needs.
Marnie can assist with trust establishment and re-organisation, division of assets upon separation, drafting relationship property agreements, wills and powers of attorney and providing advice on asset protection and family and succession issues. Assisting clients with the division of assets and trust restructure following breakdown of personal relationships.
Advising in relation the preparation of Enduring Powers of Attorney including advice to both the donor of the power and to attorneys on their responsibilities under Enduring Powers of Attorney.
As part of the corporate advisory team, she advises on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including business and share sales, restructures, commercial contracts and governance. Pip is part of the banking and finance team advising clients on a wide range of matters. Pip is ranked as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in the Legal Asia Pacific and is recommended by clients for 'making complex legal issues easy to understand.
Her background includes working on cross-border financing transactions for a 'Magic Circle' firm in the United Kingdom and in the in-house teams of a major UK clearing bank and an export credit agency. After graduating from the University of Canterbury in , Michael spent two years working as a property lawyer at a Christchurch law firm before joining Anthony Harper. He has a keen interest in both the Canterbury property market as well as wider property law issues, and is a member of the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society.
Tim joined the Auckland Property team in late after a two year stint in London. Prior to that he spent a number of years at one of New Zealand's largest law firms. He has extensive experience across a wide range of property matters, including commercial leasing, acquisitions and disposals, complex property developments and subdivisions. Tim prides himself on giving practical commercial advice.
Michelle provides advanced, specialised legal services for retirement village and aged care developments and is recognised nationally as a leading practitioner in this field. As principal advisor to a number of retirement village operators, both commercial and not for profit, Michelle advises on ownership structures, operational matters affecting retirement villages, statutory compliance and property developments. Resident complaints, disputes and issues arising from community living, are increasingly a part of her practice.
Michelle also advises trustee companies in their role as statutory supervisors of retirement villages. She advises on sales and acquisitions of retirement villages and on aged care facilities, including the preparation of presale information memoranda, agreements for sale and purchase, the preparation of due diligence reports and undertaking due diligence for large and small transactions.
Past directorships of two not for profit companies providing independent living for seniors in a supported environment have provided Michelle with particular insight into the interface between commercial and charitable imperatives.
Michelle has been a board member of the Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand for three years, an industry body that represents the interests of owners and operators of retirement villages. She is often called on to organise and present seminars to the profession and to the sector. She is passionate about sharing her specialist knowledge of the law in the retirement villages and aged care with other lawyers and sector representatives and has spoken at numerous conferences and education workshops on elder law.
Recently, Michelle has authored a chapter on retirement villages and aged care law in a book on Elder Law in New Zealand. Alex is a member of the corporate and commercial team. He has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, limited partnerships, corporate governance and constitutional matters, including shareholders' disputes. As well as project based work, Alex regularly advises on a range of commercial legal matters, including consumer law and fair trading issues particularly in relation to the automotive sector , commercial contracts including supply and procurement agreements, franchise and distribution agreements, sponsorship agreements and shareholder and joint venture agreements.
Alex also heads our automotive practice, providing legal support to vehicle manufacturers and dealers. Prior to joining Anthony Harper, Alice spent two years at a top tier firm in Auckland and has experience in the areas of transactional banking and financial services regulation.
She brings a wealth of experience gained internationally and across industry sectors, including work for the Hong Kong government and professional service firms in South America, to bear upon Anthony Harper's business development and marketing activities. She acts for a wide range of corporate, consortium and private investors in commercial and unit title acquisitions, subdivisions and high rise developments, approval under the Overseas Investment Act, rural and residential properties, leasing and sale of assets.
Her experience with both developers and purchasers gives her the ability to identify the issues and suggest workable solutions. Her legal experience and her cross cultural awareness has been instrumental in providing commercial advice to overseas investors and their local partners. After graduating from the University of Auckland with a conjoint degree in Law and Arts, Helen gained experience in intellectual property and commercial law at a leading New Zealand intellectual property firm.
As a member of the Anthony Harper Corporate Advisory Team, Helen advises on a range of corporate and commercial law matters including mergers and acquisitions, divestments, capital raising matters and commercial contracts.
Sarah is a member of the Corporate Advisory team and specialises in a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestments, intellectual property, venture capital, corporate governance and commercial contracts. Sarah is solutions-orientated and combines her appreciation for her clients' goals with her commercial experience to achieve pragmatic commercial solutions. Sarah also regularly advises New Zealand and offshore clients, and regularly acts as New Zealand counsel on Trans-Tasman matters advising on all aspects of the Companies Act and commercial legislation.
Yvonne brings over 27 years of experience working in law firms. This enables Yvonne to provide a high value of service to clients. Gerard is in a unique position of being able to see RMA issues from both sides of the fence. When Gerard arrived in New Zealand from Northern Ireland he took a break from the law, working instead as a resource management planner for a local authority; a natural fit with his master's degree in Environmental law. These five years gave him an insight into not only the New Zealand system, but also how things get done from a planner's point of view.
He has a real insider's view. He has a deep understanding of the politics of local government, how the RMA operates from working inside the planning environment and is able to speak their language.