Backed by management, corporate, legal and investment experts, Tuia Group works with clients across public and private sectors as well as Māori, Pacific and indigenous groups and organisations.
To us, Tuia (which means to connect, bind together or unite) represents our clients’ aspirations for their commercial and economic future. Tuia is about pulling together the threads of traditional values and modern commercial perspectives, with opportunity. By doing so, we deliver economic solutions for our clients that are greater than the sum of the individual threads.
Tuia Group blends business consulting, commercial law and economic development expertise into a seamless range of services for you and your organisation.
Guy has over 20 years of experience as a commercial corporate lawyer and has advised a large number of public and private sector organisations in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. Guy specialises in joint venture arrangements and mergers and acquisitions, particularly with indigenous groups. He also has experience advising government and public sector bodies on economic and regulatory issues.
Toko has over 20 years of experience as a commercial lawyer and many years as a company director. Toko has also held numerous executive and governance roles that have involved commercial transactions in New Zealand and Australia.
Juan is a legal advisor for Tuia Legal, providing assistance to both legal and consulting engagements. Juan is a lawyer from Chile with a Masters of Laws (LL.M) specialised in Environmental Law from the University of Auckland (2013). Juan brings to Tuia Group almost 6 years of professional practice in Chile.
Ariana joined us in 2015 as our corporate services coordinator. She oversees all business support functions including invoicing, accounts and office management. Ariana comes with 15 years’ experience in executive administration and legal executive roles. More importantly, she makes sure our clients are well looked after when they visit.
Autumn is a Law Clerk in her final year studying towards an LLB/BA conjoint degree at Victoria University of Wellington. She has an interest in law affecting Māori and enjoys the diverse range of work at Tuia Group. Autumn has recently worked on a Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) application to the High Court and has undertaken work developing business operation procedures.
Tuia Group supports the Petone Central School Breakfast Club. The Breakfast Club provides breakfast for students at Petone Central on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We see education as key for our children. We were asked to help out, so we did.
The aim of 7x7 (which showcases 7 local change-makers with 7 minutes each to speak or perform) is to celebrate Wellington’s creativity, inspire new thinking, break down silos and trigger the network effect in order to connect attendees and presenters from a diverse range of sectors. The events will be held on a Friday evening once a month, with 77 tickets available per event. Tuia Group through its arm Tuia Innovation is proud to be a founding sponsor of this ongoing event.