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Services

We offer bespoke and fit-for-purpose services to support businesses, not-for-profits, community groups, individuals, whānau, hapū and iwi to build, connect, grow and prosper. 

Intellectual & Cultural Property

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We assist people to manage, protect, exploit and enforce their intellectual & cultural property rights and mātauranga Māori. Our services include:

  • Copyright (music, TV, radio and publishing);

  • Trade marks;

  • Mātauranga Māori / taonga Māori;

  • IP commercialisation;

  • Piracy and passing-off;

  • Brand development and protection;

  • Merchandising;

  • Policy and strategy development and implementation;

  • IT and new technologies;

  • Law reform. 

Media, Broadcasting & Entertainment

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We work with artists, publishers, composers, distributors, writers, collecting agencies, broadcasters, producers and others on the following matters:

  • Deal negotiation;

  • Rights acquisition and exploitation;

  • Film and TV - financing, production and distribution;

  • Music -  licensing, copyright, record labels;

  • Publishing  - publishing agreements and distribution;

  • Performing Arts - Kapa Haka, live and recorded performances;

  • Sports - governance, contracts and disciplinary proceedings. 

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Strategy, Audit & Review

We assist people to manage, protect, exploit and enforce their intellectual & cultural property rights and mātauranga Māori. Our services include:

  • Organisation and programme audit, review and evaluation;

  • Strategic planning, development and implementation;

  • Report writing;

  • Policy, procedures and systems;

  • Facilitation, consultation and engagement.

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Employment, HR & Recruitment

Our team is experienced in dealing with employment and human resourcing matters, including:

  • Drafting employment contracts;

  • HR recruitment;

  • Raising and defending personal grievances;

  • Employment investigation and disciplinary proceedings;

  • Redundancies and restructures;

  • Employment mediation;

  • Employment Relations Authority.

We apply a kaupapa Māori lens to our work. Our work includes:

  • Human rights and Bill of Rights:

  • Māori land;

  • Māori business, corporate and governance;

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi (including PSGE);

  • Marae, hapū and iwi development;

  • Mātauranga Māori / taonga Māori;

  • Environment and resource management.

Māori, Indigenous & Human Rights

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Commercial & Corporate

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We assist small to medium companies to grow and develop their businesses. Our services include:

  • Legal structures;

  • Legal instruments (company constitutions);

  • Human resources and recruitment;

  • Strategy and policy development and review;

  • Business growth;

  • Regulatory and compliance;

  • Social Procurement;

  • Governance.

Not-for-profits & Charities

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We assist a diverse range of not-for-profit and charitable entities. Our services include:

  • Constituting documents (trust deeds, society rules)

  • Legal opinions;

  • Legal structures (Incorporated Societies / Trusts);

  • Governance;

  • Trustees duties;

  • Funding and finances;

  • Charities law.

     

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Project Management & Major Events

We are experienced in advising on and managing small to large projects. We specialise in:

  • event management;

  • planning and strategy;

  • digital/virtual events, webcasting and live-streaming;

  • onstage/live entertainment;

  • corporate events and conferences.

Family

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We have extensive experience in dealing with family law related matters including:

  • Parenting and Guardianship matters;

  • Family Dispute Resolution;

  • Relationship Property;

  • Domestic/Family Violence (Protection Orders);

  • Adoption / Whāngai.

Dispute Resolution

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Our dispute resolution services include:

  • Mediation;

  • Conciliation;

  • Tuhono - kaupapa Māori model of practice;

  • Negotiation;

  • Facilitation.

We help organisations build their cultural competency, capacity and capability. Our services include:

  • strategic planning (development and implementation);

  • policy review and development;

  • governance training;

  • business audit and review (process, procedure and structure);

  • cultural competence supervision;

  • Māori engagement and development;

  • Cultural frameworks. 

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Training & Professional Development