Senior Solicitor, Wellington

Cerridwen Bulow

Cerridwen Bulow



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

In terms of Māori law, 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 Council hearings, the High Court and Waitangi Tribunal.

  • Resource Management Law Association
  • Member of the Women in Law Committee - Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Law Society

Work highlights

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 iwi

on implementation of settlement redress for resource management and environmental matters, including co-governance redress and Mana Whakahono a Rohe processes under the Resource Management Act 1991

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, …

  • DDI +64 4 462 0406
  • M +64 21 276 9322


Frances Wedde

Special Counsel, Wellington

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

  • DDI +64 4 462 0818
  • M +64 21 870 357