About Us

Experience has shown us that every family dispute is different. Our people will listen to you, guide you, and provide the best possible process for you to reach agreement, using the following services: 

Counselling FDR Preparatory Counselling, General Family Counselling, Marriage Guidance Counselling
Conflict and Communication Coaching For Individuals, Couples or Family Groups
Mediation  Care and Contact of Children (FDR), General Family Mediation, Relationship Property, Trusts, Wills and Estates Disputes
Arbitration  Relationship Property, Trusts, Wills and Estates Disputes

We treat each client with dignity and respect, and strive to manage each dispute promptly, professionally and confidentially. Our dispute resolution specialists are the most respected and experienced in the country. Our aim is to achieve positive and lasting outcomes for parents and guardians, children and other family/whānau members – all without stepping foot in the expensive, public arena of a court. 

We work with NZ’s most respected and experienced family mediators, family law arbitrators, family counsellors and conflict coaches. Discover more about our local specialists here. 

There are plenty of reasons why the FDR Centre is the best choice for you and your family. 

Read about our founder and director, John Green, and discover why he’s one of NZ’s most trusted and skilled specialists in the field of dispute resolution.

If you’re a qualified mediator, child inclusion specialist, conflict & communication coach or counsellor; or a Family Law arbitrator or mediator, you may like to consider working with us. Find out more about the application process here. 

Find out more about what makes us tick here at the FDR Centre. We are sure our values will align with yours. 

Whether it’s a compliment, complaint or suggestion about our services, we'd appreciate the feedback. We take your comments seriously.