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Rural Law and Land

Founded in 1914 by Percy Dorrington, based in the rural Tararua District of New Zealand. We have a strong focus on contributing to our district especially our rural sector. We understand issues faced by rural businesses and we are dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs.  

Tel. +646 374 7089

Fax: +646 374 5598

Dannevirke Office:

38 Denmark Street,

Dannevirke 4930



Covering you with sale and purchase, lease agreements to tenancy.

Rural Law


From land sales to rural succession planning, we understand rural.

Business + Commercial


Is your business protected and secure during all transactions?

Our Services

Trust +

Trust Services


We manage trusts and setup trusts for customers.

Succession +

Asset Planning


Life Planning


Protecting your loved ones and things for future generations.

Are you covered? From Wills, Estates to Power of Attorneys

Family Law + Relationship Property


Supporting clients through tough times. Separation, Family Court


Assisting employers and employees with a range of services.



We believe that making an impact in the lives of our clients and local community is paramount.  If you think you’ve got what it takes to make a real impact, consider applying for our current vacancy – We’d love to hear from you.


Dorrington Poole is one of the oldest law firms in Dannevirke, Manawatu with a respected heritage and has provided legal services to the local community for over 100 years.   We offer our employees a challenging, supportive and rewarding environment to work in.


We are currently looking for a lawyer to join the team.  If you are talented lawyer or a newly qualified lawyer and have integrity, professionalism and empathy we would like to hear from you


We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • A tertiary qualification in law and a current practising certificate.

  • A strong client service attitude, with excellent relationship management skills

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication abilities, which allow you to convey key ideas and issues.

  • Enthusiasm, drive and proactive nature.

  • The legal right to live and work in New Zealand.


We are willing to discuss and consider:

  • Flexible working patterns

  • Option to work from home and

  • A competitive salary package.


Please contact to arrange for an informal chat or provide us with your CV and an overview of what you are looking for.


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Get in touch

We're here to help.  If you’d like to discuss your matter or need further information specific to you, please contact our team via our online form or through our many forms of contact.

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