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Chen Palmer is at the cutting edge of public law – so there’s always lots going on. Here you can find media releases, articles and presentations by us, and examples of our work in the news.

Mai Chen: 'Superdiversity' and the need for business to 'get with the programme'

22 Nov 2015 / News articles

Andrew Dickens talks with Mai Chen about her 'Superdiversity Stocktake' and what more people, from more ethnic backgrounds means for businesses, the government and Kiwis.

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Living wage litigation – A new era in local government accountability or a dead end?

20 Nov 2015 / News articles

Chen Partner Nick Russell on the judicial review of the decision by Wellington City Council to require its independent contractors to pay their employees the “living wage”.

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Smart Talk at the Auckland Museum: Auckland as an island

19 Nov 2015 / News articles

The future of Auckland was the focus of a panel discussion chaired by Bill Ralston at the Auckland Museum. It features Marina Matthews, Partner at Chen Palmer.

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New Superdiversity Leadership Council of ethnically diverse top leaders

16 Nov 2015 / Media releases

The Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business has announced the formation of a Superdiversity Leadership Council following the successful launch of Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Business, Government and New Zealand and Superdiversity, Democracy and New Zealand’s Electoral and Referenda Laws in Auckland last week.

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Lochinver: A turning point for overseas investment in New Zealand?

13 Nov 2015 / News articles

The High Court is going to consider whether the Government was correct to decline the application by Chinese owned company Pure 100 Farm Limited to buy Lochinver Station, a 13,800 hectare farm near Taupo. 

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Mai Chen comments for Law Talk

10 Nov 2015 / News articles

Chen Palmer Managing Partner Mai Chen writes about challenges for the legal profession.

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New Zealand needs to adapt to diversity

10 Nov 2015 / News articles

Business as usual will no longer work for companies and government agencies in super diverse ethnic Auckland experts warn.

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Soundtrack to your life: Mai Chen

09 Nov 2015 / News articles

Mark Sainsbury talks with Managing Partner of Chen Palmer Mai Chen.

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Planning for Chinese markets lagging

09 Nov 2015 / News articles

NZ companies need to expand their thinking when it comes to leveraging China's development.

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Service to help bridge culture gap

04 Nov 2015 / News articles

A media company and a law firm will be going into partnership to provide a service to help organisations better communicate with New Zealand's "super diverse" population.

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