MAJOR SPONSORS

The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation was established to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders, through the law. We do this by supporting legal research, education and scholarship through effective philanthropy.

The Borrin Foundation named after his late parents, is a gift from the late Judge Ian Borrin to New Zealand.

Auckland University of Technology is the fastest growing university of New Zealand in the largest and fastest growing city, Auckland.

With a campus at the heart of South Auckland, AUT has led the pack in diversity and empowerment of Pacific people through education, research, professional training and partnerships. The Pacific Lawyers Association Inaugural Conference 2019 will be held at the AUT South Campus.

TEUILA SPONSORS

The CareSaver KiwiSaver Scheme embeds environmental, social and governance metrics, as well as financial analysis, in its investment process. CareSaver is managed by Pathfinder Asset Management which adopted this ethical investment approach nearly a decade ago, believing ethical companies generate better long-term returns.

CareSaver has also partnered with 17 charities and each investor selects one to receive 20% of fees paid – a unique social enterprise approach to investing in our communities.

Checkmates PI (‘Check your mates Pacific Island’) is a project of the Men’s Health Trust NZ. It is a programme targeting the health and wellbeing of Pacific Island men by helping them to improve their health, self-confidence and quality of life.

Through doctor’s checks, exercise, nutrition and Men’s Health talks, Checkmates PI aims to help men feel connected, less isolated and more educated. Our aim is to help our Pacific Island men stay around longer for their families!

HIBISCUS SPONSOR

NIU SPONSOR

The New Zealand Bar Association membership comprises over 50% of those at the independent bar, as well as associate members including the judiciary, overseas bars, and barristers and solicitors whose practice is similar to that of a barrister.

We seek to promote a strong and independent bar, integrity, high standards of advocacy, improved access to justice, elimination of discrimination, and providing assistance to barristers in their practice at the independent bar.

Kayes Fletcher Walker was established in 2014. It became the Office of the Manukau Crown Solicitor with Natalie Walker’s appointment to that role in May 2015.

The firm now has over 45 staff, including around 35 lawyers who undertake the prosecution of all serious crime on behalf of the Crown in South Auckland. KFW takes pride in having built a diverse office, that reflects the community it serves, and aims to do publicly important work to the highest standard.