Director of Jefferies Law Ltd, Hamilton
Peter was elected to the Executive of LANZ in October 2010 and acted as Chair, Secretary and Treasurer through to 2019.
He brought to the Board a down to earth approach with a 'no-nonsense' desire to find solutions and direction for LANZ that enhanced the businesses and social aspirations of its Firms.
Peter specialises mainly in property and commercial law including acquisitions, financing, property development, unit titles, asset protection, and also leads the Maori Legal Issues Team at Jefferies Law. Peter brings a commercial focus that assists Maori entities in areas of governance, administration and developing sustainable commercial opportunities.
Outside of the office, Peter is the current Chair of the Waikato Community Response Forum (CRM) and leads the National CRM Chairs Group that works closely with the Minister of Social Development in supporting communities regarding implementation of the Community Investment Strategy. Peter also enjoys spending time with his wife Poni, 6 children and 7 grandchildren.