Tara Hauraki

Kaiwawao Matua | Associate
Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou
LLB, BA Hons (History) - University of Auckland
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Tara joined Kāhui Legal in 2017.

Holding a conjoint degree in Law and Arts (double major in English and History) and a First Class Honours degree in History from the University of Auckland, Tara was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court in 2018.

At Kāhui Legal, Tara has assisted on litigation matters ranging from the Waitangi Tribunal, Māori Land Court through to the Court of Appeal.  She specialises in issues relating to the Treaty of Waitangi, including historical Treaty claims and Treaty of Waitangi settlements.  Tara has also advised clients in relation to legislative and regulatory reform on a range of issues.

Prior to joining Kāhui Legal, Tara worked at the Waitangi Tribunal as a Research Analyst and then as Deputy Registrar.

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  • 021 063 7597
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Areas of expertise

  • Trust law, including Māori land trusts and post-settlement governance entities
  • Treaty of Waitangi settlements
  • Legislative and regulatory reform
  • Māori Land law
  • Litigation