Our Areas of Expertise

Employment Relations

Our focus is to provide Employers with legally compliant, practically based solutions to assist in addressing and resolving employment relationship problems.

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Human Resource Consultants

We work closely with Employers across all industry sectors to ensure that their internal Human Resource systems and processes align to their business requirements.

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Recruitment Providers

With our expert knowledge of Employment Relations we appoint people who will add value to the business and have the correct attitudes and behaviours to enable them to effectively integrate into the organisation’s culture.

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Exclusive Employer Focus


As an organisation we only provide our services to the Employer (or their Managers) assisting in the resolution of employment disputes and the development of the organisation. Our services are based on a legally compliant but strategically focused framework that provides practical and cost effective outcomes for the business. We are experienced in working across the full Employment Relations/Human Resources environment; from the workplace, through the Mediation Services of the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and the Employment Relations Authority. Our clients include small privately owned companies to large corporate organisations and cover all industry sectors.





  • The team from Russell Drake Consulting provides “Peace of Mind” when dealing with all areas of Employment Relations and Human Resources through their in-depth knowledge of Employment Law, professionalism and candid approach.

    - MilkTestNZ Ltd -

  • We have used Russell Drake Consulting since 2010 for all of our Employment Issues. It is the best investment we have made knowing that we are receiving expert advice and takes away a lot of guess work in what our obligations are as an employer in how to handle employment issues.

    - Sensortronic Scales -

  • Considering the range of services Russell Drake Consulting provide I would say “Can you afford not to use them” they have the specialist knowledge, Russell is a No1 at providing excellent standard of documentation.

    - Aspire Community Support -

  • Great service, great advice, correct advice and very efficient.

    - Wairarapa Moana Farms -

  • Call Russell first when a potential employee issue arises!

    - Alsynite NZ Limited -

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