Tairawhiti Community Law Centre - Gisborne NZa

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre

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Gisborne Office:

Open weekdays 9am to 4:00pm
Free phone advice between 2pm & 4pm weekdays

85 Lowe Street, Gisborne

PO Box 1053 Gisborne 4040
Ph: (06) 868 3392  /   Fax: (06) 868 3394  /  0800 452 956
Email: info@tairawhiticlc.co.nz


Wairoa Office

Paul Street, Wairoa
Open weekdays 9am to 4:00pm

Free phone advice details
Notary Service available Gisborne Office only - by appointment



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“ We are a Charitable Trust governed by a Board of Trustees. We provide free legal information and education to all and free legal advice, assistance, representation to people who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer or who do not qualify for legal aid. Our geographical catchment area runs from Potaka to Gisborne to Wairoa.” ( We gratefully accept koha and donations )

We are affiliated to a National Organisation Community Law Centres O Aotearoa or CLCA



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Tairawhiti Community Law Trust 
Annual Report: 1st July 2018 - 30th July 2019

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Gillian Creach 240 Sq Louis Leung 240 Sq  

Notary Services from our Gisborne Office (by arrangement).

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre have a named endowment fund with Sunrise Foundation that people can donate to. 

Gillian Creach 
General Manager
Mobile: 022 1033779
E-mail: gillian@tairawhiticlc.co.nz

Louis Leung 
LLB; MSc; Notary Public; 
Senior/Supervising Lawyer


Lee Smith sq 240 Ngawai Creach 240 Sq2



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Lee Smith 
Dip (Tchg), KKM, Bed (Tchg), BMM, Dip MGL, 
Administration Manager

Ngawai Creach
Legal Executive



Diane Carter 240 Sq2

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Diane Carter
Maori Land Advisor

Marie Tuahine (WAIROA)
Community Relations/Legal Education
Wairoa Office Manager

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PLEASE GIVE to our 'givealittle page' we are a Registered Charity our Charities Number is: CC10681


Outreach Clinics are held:

In Wairoa at the Paul Street Office
Every 2nd Wednesday of each month
Appointment made through Wairoa Office

In Ruatoria - Ruatoria Clinics are now held at the Hati Ngati Café (private room) from 10-12pm appointments made through Gisborne Office

In Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay 
Every 3rd Wednesday of each month (if required)
Appointments made through Gisborne Office

A warm welcome awaits you from Gillian, and the whole Tairawhiti Community Law Centre team...

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Our Board of Trustees:

Ruth Quilter - Chairperson

Royce Maynard Treasurer / Lynette Stankovich - Secretary

Marama Mataio Practising Lawyer

Doris Aspinall East Coast Representative

Karen Pewhairangi Gisborne Representative

Reremoana Houkamau Wairoa Representative

Hine Kohn Pakeke


Tairawhiti Community Law Centre: 85 Lowe St., Gisborne. New Zealand



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