About the Tribunal
Login to the extranet
Judge Craig Coxhead
Ngāti Makino, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Maru
Judge Craig Coxhead was appointed to the Māori Land Court bench in 2008. He graduated from Waikato Law School with an LLB Honours in 1994, was admitted to the bar in 1995, and completed an LLM in 2000.
Previously, Judge Coxhead was in private practice with McCaw Lewis Chapman, working mainly in the area of Treaty work, Maori land issues, and criminal and general civil litigation. Following that, he was a senior lecturer at the University of Waikato School of Law, lecturing in both graduate and post-graduate courses. Judge Coxhead is also a former president of Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa (the New Zealand Māori Law Society).
Next: Judge Layne Harvey