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CAB Releases Report Showing Many Employers Break The law

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 9:34 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

Employers are breaking the law by denying workers their entitlement to a written employment agreement. Citizens Advice Bureau has produced a report based on the situations of 473 clients who contacted the CAB in the six months from 1 December 2016 to 31 ... More >>

New Chief Executive for Citizens Advice

Monday, 26 September 2005, 4:15 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux has a new Chief Executive, Kerry Dalton. Ms Dalton was previously the Chief Executive of Age Concern NZ and has had a range of policy and leadership roles in the community and voluntary sector. More >>

Some Banks Shy of Promoting Ombudsman, says CAB

Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 10:37 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

In its submission to the review of the Banking Ombudsman scheme the NZ Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux recommends that more effort be put into raising the level of public awareness of the scheme. More >>

CAB Opens Service For International Students

Friday, 11 June 2004, 11:45 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau International Students Service Centre is being officially opened today by Prime Minister Helen Clark. Located on the 12th floor of Woollongong House on Auckland’s Queen Street, the service is the first free independent information ... More >>

CAB Urges Car Buyers To Get Clued-Up

Thursday, 11 March 2004, 9:00 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

Nationwide, Citizens Advice Bureaux deal with 200 enquiries every week about motor vehicles and motor vehicle sales. Many of these enquiries could be unnecessary if car buyers checked their rights before purchasing, says CAB Chief Executive, Nick ... More >>

CAB welcomes new consumer credit law

Wednesday, 8 October 2003, 9:11 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux welcomes the Consumer Finance and Credit Contracts Act, saying it gives overdue protection to borrowers, especially from loan sharks. More >>

CAB Gives Government Credit For Bill

Thursday, 1 May 2003, 5:12 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux has welcomed the Consumer Credit Bill in its submission presented today to the Commerce Committee, saying it will provide consumers with better information and greater protection from unscrupulous ... More >>

CAB launches youth website for Awareness Week 2003

Tuesday, 11 March 2003, 9:24 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is launching a new website on 17 March called The Lowdown. Located at www.cab.org.nz/lowdown , The Lowdown is aimed specifically at 12-25 year olds and sits along-side CAB’s main website. Its launch marks the start of CAB’s ... More >>

Support For Boarding House Tenants Welcomed

Wednesday, 11 December 2002, 5:28 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

Boarding house tenants have been in a vulnerable position for too long. Over-due protections are now being offered in the form of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which has been welcomed by the New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, ... More >>

Greater protection for people buying vehicles

Monday, 9 December 2002, 9:24 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

People who wind back odometers to increase the value of the car they are selling should be liable for a heavy fine of up to $10,000 says the New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux. The Association recently submitted to the Commerce Select ... More >>

E-Government Portal Welcomed - But With Caution

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 2:13 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The launch of the Government’s e-government portal has today been welcomed by Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) as a forward-thinking and innovative initiative. However CAB also has a message of caution for the Government that it risks failing many people ... More >>

Tax Proposals - "A Sledgehammer To Crack A Nut"

Friday, 31 August 2001, 2:02 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureaux today strongly criticised as an ‘overreaction’ proposals to tighten the taxing of charities. More >>

Councils’ Increased Focus On Social Well-Being

Thursday, 30 August 2001, 2:35 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux today enthusiastically welcomed proposed changes to the Local Government Act in its submission on the review of the Act. More >>

Citizens Advice Bureaux - Credit For Reforms

Thursday, 9 August 2001, 9:52 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux has welcomed the government’s proposed changes to the consumer credit law, saying it will provide consumers with better information and greater protection from unscrupulous lenders. More >>

Personal Finance Advice Guide Launched

Tuesday, 31 July 2001, 2:15 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

New Zealand's Citizens Advice Bureaux and Budget Advice Services today launched a new publication advising people how to manage and save money by budgeting effectively and banking cheaply. More >>

CAB Applauds Law Changes To Protect Car Buyers

Wednesday, 27 June 2001, 9:42 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

“The Government is to be congratulated on providing greater protection to consumers through changes to the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act,” said Nick Toonen, CEO of the New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, today. More >>

Citizens Advice Bureaux Back Prostitution Reform

Wednesday, 6 June 2001, 5:40 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux has joined the YWCA and the National Council of Women in supporting the Prostitution Reform Bill. The Association today presented its submission on the Bill to Parliament’s Justice and Electoral ... More >>

Disputes Tribunal Fees “Barrier To Justice”

Friday, 1 June 2001, 3:26 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

The New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux has welcomed the drop in Disputes Tribunal fees announced by the government today, but says that until the fees are removed completely, they will continue to act as a barrier for people on low incomes ... More >>

Call For Greater Protection For Vehicle Buyers

Monday, 2 April 2001, 11:10 am | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

People who wind back odometers to increase the value of the car they are selling should be liable for a heavy fine of up to $10,000 says the New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux in its submission on the government's discussion document ... More >>

Call For Disputes Tribunal Fees To Be Scrapped

Wednesday, 20 December 2000, 4:40 pm | NZ Association Of Citizens Advice Bureau

People will miss out on justice if the Government increases courts fees, the New Zealand Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) warned today. CAB has advised the Government to put society's access to justice ahead of any new scheme of cost ... More >>

 

 

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