Kāhui Legal undertakes litigation work in most New Zealand courts, dealing with a range of disputes

Our litigation team has extensive experience in matters before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. In addition, we are recognised experts in Māori Land Court matters, and often appear before the Environment Court on resource management issues. We have extensive experience appearing before the Waitangi Tribunal.

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  • Acted for clients in judicial review proceedings in the High Court
  • Acted for an iwi in an Environment Court appeal and mediation in relation to a waterways and river matter
  • Acted for a group of related iwi in Court of Appeal and Supreme Court proceedings
  • Acted for various clients in the Māori Land Court on matters ranging from the establishment and governance of Māori land reservations and trusts through to land development and succession issues

Acted for various clients in the following Waitangi Tribunal inquiries:

  • East Coast Inquiry
  • Wai 262 Inquiry
  • Porirua ki Manawatu Inquiry
  • Whanganui Inquiry
  • Taihape Inquiry
  • Petroleum Inquiry
  • Rohe Potae Inquiry
  • Te Tau Ihu Urgent Inquiry
  • Te Paparahi o te Raki Inquiry