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Written by Keri Morris, Client Director at FairWay

FairWay’s Denise Evans considers conflict, collaboration and coopertition in commercial activities.

The recent news that Fletcher Building has lost $600 million and is no longer in the market for large scale projects has raised concerns amongst the wider building and construction industry. The sector is asking itself how and why such a thing could happen? 

Terms and conditions are a common theme across consumer complaints

FairWay now provides independent review services for organ donors

From 5 December 2017, live organ donors may be eligible for improved compensation if they take unpaid leave from work to have surgery and recover.

At FairWay, we’re passionate about playing a role in our local community.

We were honoured to meet so many wonderful Wellingtonians at the Waitangi Day Festival in Porirua. This year’s festival was themed around waka ama and was held by the beautiful Porirua Harbour waterfront.

Written by Denise Evans

Qantas being ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay its employees $6,000.00 highlights the importance for employers to enter into discussions with employees and to reach an agreement before there is any attempt to change conditions which affect the employees.

Lessons from Hollywood for Kiwi couples looking to separate

Each year, there is a wave of break-ups around the new year period after couples spend the extended holiday period together. This results in a surge of Family Dispute Resolution applications before Easter.

Denise Evans considers the true meaning of justice and its role in the adjudication process.

The FairWay team will be available across the Christmas and New Year period, except for the official statutory days.

You can reach us by phone on 0800 77 44 22 or by email at fairwayinfo@fairwayresolution.com across this period.

Christmas Opening Hours:

Mon 18 December – Fri 22 December:

08:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 December – Tue 26 December:


Wed 27 December – Fri 29 December:

It is very hard to capture what mediation really means in a written description. At its simplest, mediation is a process where an independent person assists you to resolve a dispute. It is a profession, a service and a form of dispute resolution.

In many ways, on paper mediation is a science. You can study and train to become certified and accredited as a mediator. There are standards and there are benchmarks for best practice. Skilled mediators spend years learning and fine-tuning their craft and adding to their toolkit, through formal education and practical learning.