Q&A | Kingi Snelgar on the limits & frustrations of a white legal system

Kingi Snelgar is a Māori lawyer from Aotearoa New Zealand. Having secured his LLM at Harvard, he’s now back practicing in Auckland with the team at Mānuka Chambers. Mānuka are four Māori lawyers – all also court-appointed Youth Advocates in the Manukau Youth Court – who are committed to helping their clients navigate the justice … Continue reading Q&A | Kingi Snelgar on the limits & frustrations of a white legal system

Q&A | Kingi Snelgar on spending time at Standing Rock, protesting the DAPL

Kingi Snelgar is a lawyer from Aotearoa. Having worked as a Crown prosecutor in his homeland, he has also worked as a Human Rights observer internationally and – on completion of an LLM at Harvard – joined the Standing Rock protests in South Dakota in late-2016. Attended by more than 150 American Indian nations, the movement began last April, and sought to … Continue reading Q&A | Kingi Snelgar on spending time at Standing Rock, protesting the DAPL