Laws Lawson, Tai Kaupapa/Principal Analyst

Laws Lawson is the Principal Analyst at Te Ohu Kaimoana. Laws has had previous involvement with Ministry of Works and Development as a developer and funder of public water resource projects. He was a senior manager with Ministry for the Environment and involved with the development and implementation of local government reform, the Resource Management Act, the Fisheries Act and the Biosecurity Act as well as developing New Zealand’s first State of the Environment Report and the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy.

He first joined Te Ohu Kaimoana in 2004 and has carried many titles within the organisation. Laws is actively involved in multiple work streams including aquaculture settlements and management of inshore stocks. Laws also engages with the newer staff at Te Ohu Kaimoana, providing knowledge and guidance.

In addition to his role at Te Ohu Kaimoana, Laws is the Chairman of Fisheries Inshore New Zealand and serves on the board of Aquaculture New Zealand.

The
Management
Team

Lisa te Heuheu
Lisa te HeuheuTe Mātārae | Chief Executive
Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Maniapoto
Kim Drummond
Kim DrummondKūrae Moana | Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy Manager
Desiree Reynolds
Desiree ReynoldsKūrae Tohutohu | Operations Manager
Ngāti Maahanga-Horua, Waikato Tainui
Aroha Beck
Aroha BeckKūrae Ture | General Counsel
Tapuika, Ngāti Pūkenga
Carly O'Connor
Carly O'ConnorWai Puna | Acting Manager, Te Wai Māori Trust
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Te Pūoho Kātene
Te Pūoho KāteneKaihautū | Executive Director, Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust
Ngāti Toa Rangātira, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Tama

Our people

Laws Lawson
Laws Lawson
Principal Advisor
Charlie Mackey
Charlie Mackey
Toka Moana | Executive Assistant
Graeme Hastilow
Graeme Hastilow
Principal Advisor
Kylie Grigg
Kylie Grigg
Kaiwhakahaere Kaupapa | Aquaculture Programme Lead
Bianca Hampton
Bianca Hampton
Tai Timu | Graduate Policy Analyst
Brianna Boxall
Brianna Boxall
Tai Ture Matamua | Senior Solicitor
Fran Olds
Fran Olds
Tai Kōrero | Senior Communications Advisor
Victoria Fairweather
Victoria Fairweather
Tai Kōrero | Senior Communications Advisor
Ngahia Rehu-Murchie
Ngahia Rehu-Murchie
Tai Tatau | Senior Accountant
Katrina Gregory
Katrina Gregory
Tai Kaute |Finance Assistant
Matthew Page
Matthew Page
Kaikaute Matua | Senior Accountant
Te Aomihia Walker
Te Aomihia Walker
Tai Pari | Policy Analyst
Te Maire Hoskins
Te Maire Hoskins
Tai Pari | Policy Analyst