Seated woman holds pen and looks at man, also seated

Communtity Law Manual | Government & legal system

Government & legal system

In this section of the Community Law Manual, you’ll find information about the Disputes Tribunal, how legal aid works, and how to deal with government and other public bodies, like Work and Income, Inland Revenue, Housing New Zealand, and ACC.

back to top

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

Please find the contact details of your nearest Community Law Centre here to access their services.

We’re updating legal rights information during COVID 19 response right now and will have that information available on our website soon. Watch this space.

For now, you will also find out useful information on our Community Law Manual Facebook page.

The distribution of resources from our Online Bookshop are on hold until further notice.

Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out LoudPress Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out LoudPress Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out LoudScreen Reader Support