Our Values

Empowering the disadvantaged

  • To treat people from all walks of life fairly and non-judgmentally
  • To try to solve clients’ legal problems as they wish to
  • To research the merits of cases thoroughly so that the advice we give is based on proper understanding
  • To meet client expectations or to be transparent in advance of why some of these are unrealistic or not able to be met
  • To be role models for each other in going the extra distance for our clients;
  • To be approachable and friendly
  • To provide ongoing feedback to each other about what we are doing and how we may improve our service
  • Manaakitanga – treating clients and third parties with humanity, compassion, fairness, respect and responsible caring that upholds the mana of those involve
  • Openness – being honest and sincere, being open to receiving new ideas and willing to consider how we do things currently, and how we have done things in the past
  • Transparency – sharing information with those entitled to know, including the reasons behind all actions
  • Learning – active listening and learning, and using any information obtained to change and improve systems
  • Meeting our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi – honouring the Treaty and its principles through the way we operate and behave.



Useful Links

Legal Aid

Ministry of Justice

New Zealand Law Society

Useful General Information

Contact Zindels

Open Hours

Mon to Fri,  9am to 5pm

21 New Street, Nelson

Phone 03 548 0039


After Hours

Steve 03 546 7534

Wayne 021 130 2624


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Zindels – long time supporters of Coast to Coast athletes
Zindels – long time supporters of Coast to Coast athletes