It is illegal to spank your child

Parental control (1) Every parent of a child and every person in the place of a parent of the child is justified in using force if the force used is reasonable in the circumstances and is for the purpose of— (a) preventing or minimising harm to the child or another person; or (b) preventing the child from engaging […]

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If your land falls in an ideal area for a Waitemata-to-Manukau harbour canal, it may be confiscated.

Across Auckland. Using the Auckland and Manukau Canal Act, 1908, the Auckland Harbour Board can “purchase or take or otherwise acquire” land for the purpose of constructing a harbour-to-harbour canal. It can take the land “from time to time, either within or without the limits of its jurisdiction”.

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