Wellington Community Law Centre Seminars



Be brave and daring in your thinking!

Previously known as the Legal Seminars for Community Groups, Hautoa is our new name for the trainings we provide for employees and leaders of community groups.


Champion Chairs and great governance: Panel discussion

Thursday 12 November
5.30 – 8 pm
Community Law Wellington office
Level 8, 203 Willis St (new address!)

Our awesome panel is:

  • Cameron Madgwick – Chairperson of Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley
  • Emma White – Management Committee Member of Wellington Women’s Boarding House
  • Julia Whaipooti –  Chairperson of Robson Hanan Trust and JustSpeak
  • Willemijn Vermaat –  Steering Committee Member of Wellington Time Bank

These diverse speakers will discuss their unique experiences of governance of community groups.

To register please click here.

Dealing with disputes and managing mediation

Thursday 19 November
5.30 – 8 pm
Community Law Wellington office
Level 8, 203 Willis St (new address!)

A discussion with Community Law’s own creators of peaceful pathways with:

  • Jennifer Parker – Restorative Justice Manager at Community Law, Mediator and Restorative Justice Facilitator
  • Lesley Ashworth-Lawson – Legal Supervisor at Community Law, Mediator and Restorative Justice Facilitator

Jennifer and Lesley both have extensive experience in facilitating difficult conversations and using mediation to resolve disputes. Come along to feel inspired about the possibility of productive resolutions to conflicts.

To register please click here.

How much does it cost?

  • $20 to attend one seminar
  • $30 to attend both seminars (different individuals from the same organisation can take up this offer together)
  • Supper provided
  • If the cost is prohibitive for your organisation, please get in touch

To register please click here.


  • Embracing Te Tiriti o Waitangi: practical applications from constitutional change to policy and practice
  • Think rich, feel rich: NGOs and escaping the poverty cycle


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