MEDIA RELEASE March 4, 2020 Chatbot to help workers released Community Law Centres o Aotearoa in partnership with Citizen AI has this week released a new chatbot for people having problems at work. Workbot provides information about your rights and responsibilities as…

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PRESS RELEASE The New Zealand Parliament will be petitioned to take a strong position on Australia’s severe immigration detention, deportation and citizenship impediments for New Zealanders when Australia appears before the United Nations in 2020. Community Law and the Human Rights Commission…

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New Zealanders can have an impact on the direction of criminal justice reform using a new digital engagement platform from the Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice initiative. The platform builds on engagement undertaken by Te Uepū Hāpai i…

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MEDIA RELEASE November 14, 2019 Implementation Today’s announcement of the Government’s plan to improve justice services for people with disability related legal issues in the new Disability Action Plan 2019-2023 is being welcomed by Community Law Centres o Aotearoa. “We already have…

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Community Law welcomes the Ministry of Social Development’s decision to ensure staff don’t advise beneficiaries to get high interest loans and wants the Government to go further to protect New Zealanders from predatory credit practices. Yesterday, Community Law joined the growing list…

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Community Law is backing the call for widespread changes to New Zealand’s Justice system, following the release of yesterday’s report from the Safe and Effective Justice Advisory group. “The system is broken – it fails both victims and offenders. The net result…

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MEDIA RELEASE EMBARGOED UNTIL 0.600hrs, May 16, 2019 Mothers on Sole Parent Support who sought legal advice from Community Law on their rights when they were investigated for relationship fraud have today been backed by the Privacy Commissioner, forcing MSD to change…

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Community Law Centres o Aotearoa, the national body that represents the interest of Community Law Centres across the country, has elected two new co-chairs, Jenny Hughey and Jason Pou. They take the reins from Cameron Madgwick, who stepped down at the organisation’s…

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MEDIA RELEASE Community Law delivers real return on investment for NZ public The Community Law network is delivering up to $50m worth of free legal services each year to vulnerable New Zealanders for an annual investment of only $11m according to a…

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The value of investing in Community Law Centres – An economic investigation

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During the Covid 19 response, most Community Law Centres are still giving free legal support by phone and/or online.

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