Senior Associate, Wellington

Cerridwen Bulow

Cerridwen Bulow


Cerridwen specialises in resource management and Māori law.  She advises on a range of resource management matters, including resource consent applications, planning processes and enforcement.

Cerridwen has particular expertise in Treaty of Waitangi settlements and litigation and matters under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 and Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.  Cerridwen has appeared for clients in a range of fora including Environment Court facilitated mediations, Council hearings, the High Court, Boards of Inquiry and the Waitangi Tribunal.

  • Secretary of the Resource Management Law Association (RMLA) (Wellington branch)

Work highlights

Representing the Waikato River Authority

(a co-governance entity) in a Board of Inquiry hearing on a resource consent application to take water from the Waikato River

Advising Horowhenua District Council

on the reconsenting of the Levin wastewater treatment plant and discharge scheme

Advising Gisborne District Council

on appeals regarding its proposed freshwater plan

Advising local authorities and iwi

on matters under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

Advising the Office for Māori Crown Relations

(Te Arawhiti) on Treaty of Waitangi settlement processes

Advising a range of clients

on matters under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993

Alternate contacts

Paul Beverley

Partner, Wellington

Paul was the National Chair of Buddle Findlay from 2017 to March 2020. Paul specialises in Māori Law, Treaty settlement negotiations…

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Frances Wedde

Special Counsel, Wellington

Frances specialises in the Resource Management Act (RMA) and Māori law…

Email Frances Wedde