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Public Service salary increases foster inequality

Friday, 12 October 2012, 2:49 pm | Community Law Centres

The national body representing the country's Community Law Centres has added its voice to criticism of the big salary increases awarded to state sector chief executives saying the increases foster inequality and the growing gap between rich and poor ... More >>

MPs briefed on community law worries

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 9:15 am | Community Law Centres

More than 30 MPs from across the political spectrum have responded to an invitation from Community Law to attend a briefing this evening on the issues currently confronting community law. More >>

Community Law Delivers Lower Legal Fees

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 2:20 pm | Community Law Centres

Community Law Delivers Lower Legal Fees through Limited License Guide Without having to pay high legal fees drivers can now apply for a Limited License themselves thanks to a new version of the guide released by Community Law. Drivers who have been disqualified ... More >>

Community Law releases law handbook online

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 12:25 pm | Community Law Centres

Community Law today produced a miracle rabbit out of a financially limited hat by releasing a new edition of the Community Law Manual online . This small miracle comes on the back of an NZ Institute of Economic Research Inc (NZIER) report proving the ... More >>

Corporate lawyer wins award for voluntary work

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 12:08 pm | Community Law Centres

A long term commitment to ensuring legal services are available for people who can’t afford to pay for them has won Wellington lawyer Cameron Madgwick national recognition. More >>

Community Law in growth period

Friday, 4 May 2012, 11:11 am | Community Law Centres

Community Law Centres around New Zealand advise nearly quarter of a million New Zealanders every year – more than the populations of Hamilton and Dunedin combined. At the launch of the Community Law website Community Law Chief Executive Elizabeth Tennet ... More >>

Community Law Says Criminal Reform Bill Will Not Work

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 4:31 pm | Community Law Centres

Community Law Centres have strongly criticised the government’s hasty criminal justice reforms, saying that the changes trample on human rights but are unlikely to make real gains in efficiency or effectiveness. Instead, Law Centres call for ... More >>

Community Law Centres Back Bazely Review

Wednesday, 2 December 2009, 4:07 pm | Community Law Centres

Melanie Cookson, Co-convenor of the Coalition of Community Law Centres believes Dame Margaret Bazely has got it right when she states in her report on Legal Aid that ``community law centres are too important to be allowed to fail or to have their ... More >>

Access to Justice for our Diverse Communities

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 9:14 am | Community Law Centres

Community Law Centres from across New Zealand gather tomorrow at Manurewa Marae to discuss the future of community legal service at a three day hui entitled: “Access to Justice for our Diverse Communities” More >>