Padmajan v Liu  NZDC 7867
Published 06 September 2019
Appeal Tenancy Tribunal — rent arrears — lodging bond.
The appellant appealed a decision by the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to properly account for payments made on rent arrears owed on a fixed term lease. The
Tribunal's order came to a total of $4,522.86.
The Judge granted leave at an appeal conference for the appellant to file further evidence showing she had made an additional $380 payment that had not been
acknowledged. Further, the appellant's $1,000 bond was not recorded as part of rent and the Adjudicator had not allowed $78.86 for the final day of the tenancy.
The Judge did not allow cancellation of a fine imposed against the respondent for not lodging the bond with the Bond Centre, as there had been no formal
The tribunal's decision was amended by recording rent arrears as $3,100.00.
Judgment Date: 1 May 2019.