Saraya Ngatai


Saraya is of Ngati Awa, Ngati Porou, Ngati Maniapoto and Ngai Tahu descent.

Saraya obtained conjoint degrees in Law and Social Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Waikato.  She graduated in 2012 and spent the next two years immersed in Māori Land Law at the Waikato Maniapoto Māori land court, an area of law about which she is very passionate.

Prior to joining the Hamertons team, Saraya practiced in a well regarded Rotorua firm in the areas of property, conveyancing, commercial refinances, trusts and Maori land law.  Saraya is a general practice property and commercial solicitor with a specific interest in Māori land development.  As well as servicing her own growing client base she regularly assists Jude Wilson and Steve Franklin with property and commercial matters  

Saraya has resettled in her hometown of Kawerau with her partner, her daughter and their 3 dogs. In her spare time you will find Saraya outdoors walking the dogs, doing some fishing or curled up somewhere reading a book.

Saraya can assist you with:

Contact Details: 
s [dot] ngatai [at] hamertons [dot] co [dot] nz
Makayla Bain-Bakker
m [dot] bain-bakker [at] hamertons [dot] co [dot] nz