Keri Morris

Keri Morris

Keri Morris is the head of Family Services at FairWay. Keri holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (Dispute Resolution) from Massey University, is an AMINZ Fellow in mediation, an accredited Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Provider and an accredited conflict coach.

As a mediator, Keri is passionate about empowering parties with coaching and tools to help them move forward.

Keri is Head of FairWay’s Family Services, including Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) which helps parents and guardians to design their own practical parenting agreements focused on the needs of their children.

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Articles and Video:

Weaving Our Tapestries (03/08/21)
The tapestry of understanding cannot be woven by one strand alone.

"Whatever you do for me, without me, you do to me" (02/02/21)
Too commonly I hear the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi referred to as partnership, protection and participation.

When Three Becomes a Crowd (09/04/20)
An example of how dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t.

Family Violence and Family Mediation – Can the two go together? (06/12/20)
The Independent Panel examining the 2014 Family Justice Reforms confirmed there is a place for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) in situations where family violence has occurred or is a concern.

The Beauty and Terror of Change (01/24/20)
In my role as mediator one of the questions I am asked most often by parents, community groups, and interested parties is if an agreement reached at Family Dispute Resolution is legally binding and enforceable through the family court.

New Zealand Family Justice Puts Children First (04/12/19)
The people of New Zealand can be confident that children and families are at the front of the minds of an independent panel on family justice based on the panel's first report released last month.

Improving the Lives of Children by Delivering Family Dispute Resolution into New Zealand Prisons (09/02/16)
We share our experience and learnings of delivering Family Dispute Resolution into New Zealand prisons to improve the lives of children.