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To really benefit from CLANZ membership, become a premium member. For a small annual fee, you'll benefit from a range of premium offerings.

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Essential Guide

The Essential Guide to In-house Practice

Essential Guide

The Essential Guide to In-house Practice is a joint initiative between CLANZ and its long time sponsor, law firm Bell Gully.

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eCLANZ

Our monthly email newsletter to members

eCLANZ

eCLANZ is one of our primary communication channels to members. You can take a look through previous editions in our eCLANZ archive.

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Latest CLANZ News

Updates on CLANZ offerings, conference and regulatory matters

From the President

Hopefully by now you will have completed the CLANZ Member Survey and given us valuable feedback on what we are doing right, what we can improve and what you would like to see us provide to you in the future.

Don’t forget that by filling in the survey you could win a complimentary registration for the 2015 CLANZ Conference in the Bay of Islands.

Conference planning is coming along well. I’m certainly looking forward to both the excellent location and the great selection of speakers that are being lined up.

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CLANZ Conference: 21-22 May 2015

Planning is well under way for our 28th annual conference which will be held on 21-22 May 2015.

The conference is at the Copthorne Hotel & Resort, Paihia (Bay of Islands), which is situated next to the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

The theme for 2015 is “Mahi Tahi: working together”.

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CLANZmini Christchurch Report

Christchurch’s weather was typically blue-skied, warm and welcoming for the last of the 2014 CLANZmini conferences on the theme of Legal Project Management, held in the Botanic Gardens’ new Visitor Centre.

The afternoon kicked off with some inspiration from Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority head Roger Sutton who was keen to put in a good word for institutions and institutional knowledge. Downsizing, paring back and contracting out works 90% of the time, he said, but crucially “not when everything turns to custard”. He cited his time running lines company Orion in 2011 Christchurch: only by having experienced heads in-house could new power supply lines be rolled out so quickly across the broken city.

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