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Additional information and useful links

If you need advice or more information, the following may be useful

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Additional information about renting can be found on the Building and housing website of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). Also available is a booklet called Renting and you – a guide for landlords and tenants, published by MBIE.

Links and contact numbers


Freephone advice lines

Feephone advice lines are available at

MBIE: 0800 83 62 62

Bond enquiries: 0800 737 666


Other useful links and contacts



Residential Tenancies Act: http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1986

Community Law: http://www.communitylaw.org.nz

Tenancies Services: http://www.tenancy.govt.nz

Bond Centre:http://www.dbh.govt.nz/about-tenancy-bonds

Wellington City Council: http://wellington.govt.nz/

Wellington NZ: http://www.wellingtonnz.com/discover /home.aspx


Tenant Protection Associations

Auckland: Phone (09) 360 1473

Christchurch: www.tpa.org.nz


 Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB: 0800 367 222