According to the Government it is.
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Is the NZ Housing market really out of control? National Propertyscouts
Lets talk about loopholes National Propertyscouts
Wikipedia describes a ‘loophole as follows - A loophole is an ambiguity or inadequacy in a system, such as a law or security, which can be used to circumvent or otherwise avoid the purpose, implied or explicitly stated, of the system.
Termination of a tenancy is not the same as eviction National Propertyscouts
Landlords can terminate a tenancy but not evict the tenant from the property