Kia ora,

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

Maori Engagement

We provide expert legal and strategic advice for those wishing to engage with Maori and the growing Maori 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 Maori and Maori business.

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

Contact Peter Johnston for assistance.

Maori Business

We are proud to have been trusted legal advisers to a large number of successful Maori-owned and operated businesses.  We have extensive networks within the Maori business and primary sectors, including a close association with and sponsorship of Te Awe, the Wellington Maori Business Network.

Contact  Peter Johnston for assistance.

Maori Organisations

We are delighted to represent a broad cross-section of Maori organisations including national organisations, tribal organisations, hapu and whanau, Maori 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.