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In this situation, rather than wait for the tenant to take steps, I would go into the court at Kaikohe and just start making the payments. It generally takes a few weeks to take steps to enforce, and by then you will be well on the way to payment in full. They can't stop you making the payments on account and this will likely discourage them from taking steps. The bailiff would not take steps to seize goods while there was a pattern of payment. However the first step to enforcement is an examination, and so if you have paid some on account the collections officer will just make an order that you continue at your present payments.