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Tairawhiti Community Law Centre, Gisborne

“ 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 will be holding their Annual General Meeting:

Wednesday 20 December 2017 at 5.15 at 11 Derby Street. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

Closure for Christmas/New Year Gisborne Office closes 20 December 2017

Re-opens Monday 15 January 2018, Wairoa Office closes 20 December 2017 and re-opens Monday 8 January.


2018 Calendars for SALE

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre Calendar

Help us raise some much needed funds.

2018 Calendars for sale by order

A4 $20.00 or A3 $30.00.

Put together by Mario Maier a German Legal Intern at our Centre this year.

Pop in to the Law Centre to view and pay for order.

Each Calendar comes with 50 free prints from Harvey Norman Photo Centre.


Gillian Creach

General Manager


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

General Manager or telephone Gillian on 0800 452 956.

Tairawhiti Community Law Centre

Gillian Creach: Manager, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre Lee Smith: Office Administrator, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre Louis W Leung: Solicitor, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre
Gillian Creach 
Lee Smith 
Dip(Tchg)KKM, BEd(Tchg), BMM
Louis Leung 
LL.B; MSc  
    Marie Tuahine: Wairoa Case Worker, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre
Marie Tuahine  (WAIROA)
Community Relations/Legal Education

We now offer a free Maori Land Clinic from our Gisborne Office every Wednesday from 9am to 12.15am.

 Diane Carter: Maori Land Advisor, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre Ngawai Creach: Student and Volunteer, Tairawhiti Community Law Centre  
Diane Carter:
Maori Land Advisor
Ngawai Creach:
Legal Executive,
Tairawhiti Community Law Centre 


Our Board of Trustees:

Lynette Stankovich  Chairperson    /    Royce Maynard   Treasurer

Ruth Quilter Gisborne Representative    /    Belinda Watson Board Member

Karen Pewhairangi  Community Representative    /    Hine Kohn   Wairoa Representative

   Olive Isaacs   Pakeke     /    East Coast Representative on our Board of Trustees, Doris Aspinall.


Tairawhiti Community Law Centre
11 Derby Street
PO Box 1053
Gisborne 4040

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 Ph (06) 868 3392
     0800 452 956
     Fax (06) 868 3394
     Mobile 022 1033779
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A warm welcome awaits you from Gillian, and the whole Tairawhiti Community Law Centre team...

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