Christina Mārie Tay

Resolution Practitioner
0800 77 44 20
Family dispute resolution (FDR)

Ko Matawhaura te māunga;
Ko Rotoiti te roto;
Ko Te Arawa te waka;
Ko Te Arawa tōku iwi;
Ko Ngati Pikiao tōku hapū;
Ko Te Takinga tōku marae;
Ko Raimapaha Whakatau tōku māmā;
Ko Ngee Hwee Tay tōku pāpā;
Ko Christina Mārie Tay ahau

Christina Mārie Tay holds a masters in mediation and conflict resolution from Strathclyde University in the UK. During her time on the masters programme, Christina studied at East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai and she undertook research in Hong Kong for her masters dissertation on the role of the Ombudsman.

Prior to completing her masters in the UK Christina gained accreditation as a restorative justice facilitator. She is a member of the NZ Media Council which adjudicates on complaints against the media. Christina has a background of working in the projects and programmes environment within the public sector, along with 14 years working in the banking industry, with 10 of those years in the Agribusiness department of BNZ. Her restorative justice work has been published in Scottish Justice Matters, and she has also been published in an international mediation and arbitration journal. Christina was the recipient of the 2018 AMINZ - AUT Young Arbitration Practitioner Scholarship.

In 2019 Christina was awarded the New Zealand Law Foundation Young Practitioner Scholarship, a Scholarship towards a Master's Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies through Otago University, and she became an AMINZ Membership Admission Assessor.

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