Kia ora,

We are leaders in this area, drawing upon decades of experience in representing Māori to achieve success. We can provide you with clear, practical and cost effective advice to sensibly deal with all your Māori legal issues.

Need help with your Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Strategy?

We can help you to deal with all aspects of your Treaty of Waitangi negotiations with the Crown.

We know what we are doing in this complicated area and have extensive experience in achieving successful outcomes for:

  • Mandate
  • Terms of Negotiation
  • Agreements in Principle
  • Post-Settlement Governance Entities
  • Deeds of Settlement
  • Settlement Legislation

We can take care of all legal aspects, or key parts, for you and your negotiators.

We have extensive experience in dealing with the OTS (Office of Treaty Settlements) and Government Agencies including the Conservation Department and Land Information NZ (LINZ).

Contact Peter Johnston for assistance.

Māori Engagement

We provide expert legal and strategic advice for those wishing to engage with Māori and the growing Māori economy.  This includes providing advice to the Financial sector, Insurance, Energy groups, Not for Profits, national service organizations, and overseas companies, wishing to engage with Māori and Māori business.

We can assist you with all legal aspects of your due diligence and Māori engagement strategy.

Contact Peter Johnston for assistance.

Māori Business

We are proud to have been trusted legal advisers to a large number of successful Māori-owned and operated businesses.  We have extensive networks within the Māori business and primary sectors.

Contact  Peter Johnston for assistance.

Māori Organisations

We are delighted to represent a broad cross-section of Māori organisations including national organisations, tribal organisations, hapu and whanau, Māori incorporations, not for profits and commercial operations.  Our expertise is sought to advise throughout the country regarding all legal aspects of their operations.

Contact Peter Johnston for assistance.

Gender Equality
Super Gold Card 

If you are a New Zealand Super Gold Card Holder (Australian Senior Cards do not qualify) we will give you a 75% discount off the fee for one of our set fee 1 hour initial consultations. We will also give you a 17.5% discount off the first matter we handle for you and then 12.5% off any subsequent matters for you.  These discounts relate to your personal matters only (i.e. not business, trust or organisational matters or the sale and purchase of investment properties).

To receive the discount please let us know if you are a New Zealand Super Gold Card Holder.