News

29 March 2019
CEO Update | March 2019
28 February 2019
CEO update | February 2019

CEO Fiona Hollier talks about recent press coverage and building brand awareness.

25 February 2019
In fond memory of Brian Gallagher

We are sad to let our members know that Brian Gallagher passed away on 20 February 2019 aged 81 year

18 February 2019
FJS review panel chair on Radio NZ

Hear from Rosslyn Noonan on potential chances to the family justice system.

14 February 2019
Another 'down-under' winner of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

Congratulations to the the Auckland University Law School team and all those who supported them!

1 February 2019
CEO update | January 2019

Fiona outlines some upcoming initiatives and events for 2019.

23 January 2019
Review Panel's initial thoughts on changes for the NZ family justice system

Consultation document outlines proposed changes.

20 December 2018
Book review of Mediating With Families - 4th edition written by Mieke Brandon and Linda Fisher published by Thomson Reuters 2018
Member's voice AU | December 2018

Tom Stodulka reviews Mieke Brandon's and Linda Fisher's 4th edition of Mediating With Families.

20 December 2018
Telephone conciliation: what, why, how, challenges and answers
Member's voice NZ | December 2018

Trevor Slater discusses telephone conciliation: what, why, how - challenges and answers.

20 December 2018
CEO update | December 2018

Fiona recounts her recent tour to Jakarta, Perth, Hobart, Melbourne, Canberra & Sydney.

22 November 2018
CEO update | November 2018

The CEO provides an overview of the AGM, attended by 25 members and held on 19 November 2018.

20 November 2018
Retirement Villages Stakeholders Forum 20/11/2018
Member's voice NZ | November 2018

William Hursthouse reflects on his experience at the Retirement Villages Stakeholders Forum.

20 November 2018
Paralysis by analysis, is damaging children
Member's voice NZ | November 2018

Jill Goldson discusses the effects of parental alienation on children in family law resolution.

16 November 2018
NZ Law Awards Mediator of the Year

Congratulations to the 2018 Mediator of the Year and all the finalists.

5 November 2018
MSB announces results of the Board election

The MSB has announced the results of the Board election, which took place at the 2018 AGM.

25 October 2018
Why the need to fix the in-Court part of the reforms should not mean wholesale change for the out of Court FDR service
Member's voice NZ | October 2018

Keri Morris reviews the 2014 Family Justice reforms.

25 October 2018
Mediation power imbalances: weighing the arguments
Member's voice NZ | October 2018

Nigel Dunlop examines the impact that power imbalances can have in mediation.

25 October 2018
CEO update | October 2018

Fiona reflects on the recent learning opportunities she felt privileged to take part in.

23 October 2018
Spotlight on practice conference

Wellington turned on the weather and facilitators and participants turned on the learning...

16 October 2018
Greater Christchurch Claims Resolution Service launched

intended as a 'one stop shop' to fast-track outstanding residential insurance claims.