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Peter Macauley

Peter Macauley

Senior Partner
Kaikohe


Peter attended school and university in Wellington before moving to Kaikohe to work with George Palmer where he has been practising for almost 50 years. He has a wide variety of skills that go with running a rural practice but specialises in farm and property conveyancing, relationship property and trusts and Maori land rights.

Peter plays a huge role in the community and in 2000 was named Community Service Lawyer of the year by the Auckland District Law Society. This includes over 30 years membership with the Kaikohe Lions Club, a similar term as the Chairman of the St John Kaikohe Area Committee, and membership of the Northland Rugby Union Management Committee.

Peter is also a Life Member of the Kaikohe and Districts Memorial RSA, the Kaikohe Rugby Club and the Lloydd Morgan Lions Clubs Charitable Trust and he acts as the honorary solicitor for a number of clubs and sporting bodies.

Peter’s wife Sally is equally known for her public contributions and in 2009 she received a Queen’s Service Medal in 2009 for her community service. The couple has two adult children and four grandchildren they confess to doting on.

Outside of work Peter is passionate about sports and has a particular interest in rugby, cricket and rowing.

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Lucia Aprea

Lucia Aprea

Senior Solicitor
Kaikohe


Lucia grew up in Kaikohe. A graduate of Auckland University, Lucia has been with Palmer Macauley for over 12 years and is based in the Kaikohe office. Her specialist areas are property conveyancing, trusts, estates and relationship property matters.

A long-term member of the Kaikohe Volunteer Fire Brigade, Lucia is currently taking a break from that to care for toddler Christina. She says family, friends and food play an important part of her personal life and when time allows, she enjoys fishing.

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Jan Jonson

Jan Jonson

Legal Executive
Kaikohe


Jan grew up in Kerikeri attending Kerikeri District High School. She qualified as a Legal Executive in 1991.

Based in the Kaikohe office, Jan specialises in residential conveyancing and subdivisions.

She and husband Bruce enjoy rural life and working on the farm. Her spare time is spent rambling with a group of tramping enthusiasts and walking some of Northland’s beautiful coastal and rural tracks.

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Tracey Hadwin

Tracey Hadwin

Senior Administrator
Kaikohe


Born in Auckland, Tracey moved to Kaikohe in 1992. Tracey began working for Palmer Macauley in 1993 and now heads the Accounts Department.

Tracey is a Volunteer Firefighter with the Kaikohe Volunteer Fire Brigade.

She and partner Grant are kept busy caring for children Shaun, Amy, Summer and Paige.

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