Adina Thorn Lawyers
Adina Thorn Lawyers

How We Can Help

We can provide expert advice to help you by:

  • Providing advice on procedural issues.
  • Representing your case.
  • Making valid and robust objections to the proposal or seeking modifications to the order to protect your interests.
  • Identifying any areas of legal challenges to the process.
  • Involving the assistance of industry experts including valuers, planners and engineers.
  • Negotiating a satisfactory compensation settlement with the Government Authority. This may include:
    • Land value
    • Loss attributable to severance of land
    • Disruption
    • Stress / inconvenience
    • Cost of relocation
    • Business losses (where applicable)
    • Other losses
  • Representing you in a Land Valuation Tribunal, District Court or High Court hearing (as required).


Our current clients include property owners affected by –

  • Auckland City Rail Link (ACRL)
  • Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI)
  • Waikato Southern Links Network
  • Transmission Gully
  • Various road widening projects


We are familiar with other roading and transmission lines projects affecting home and business owners around New Zealand, such as:

  • Trig Road
  • Redoubt Road – Mill Road corridor
  • Christchurch Motorways, including the Western Corridor, Northern Arterial and Southern Corridor
  • Puhoi to Wellsford
  • Tauranga Eastern Link
  • Airport to Mount Victoria Tunnel, Wellington (including Ruahine Street and Wellington Road)
  • Harini Link, Tauranga
  • Whangaparaoa Road upgrade
  • Petone to Grenada
  • Waterview Connection
  • Top Energy transmission lines
  • Auckland Harbour Crossing
  • Oruru Valley transmission lines
  • Lincoln Road widening


We look forward to discussing your personal circumstances with you.

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