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The Law Lady

With a sense of humour and no-nonsense approach, Angela Solomons, from Taranaki Community Law, manages to de-mystify the legal issues.

Airing time: Thursdays 10am and replayed 6:30pm

http://communitylaw.org.nz/centre/taranaki/



With a sense of humour and no-nonsense approach, Angela Solomons manages to de-mystify the legal issues around buying into a retirement village, noisy neighbours, immigration, divorce, buying a house, surviving a zombie apocolypse, and just about any other situation you can think of.

As Education Co-ordinator with Taranaki Community Law, Angela is passionate about justice, and about real people.

She’s also very entertaining!

New show every second week.

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King Charles III

What role does King Charles play in NZ, and how is our government set up?

Duration: 00:29:24 | Date: 29 September, 2022

Local Elections

This show is about voting in local elections. It's a key part of our democracy and the people we elect have a significant impact on our lives.

Duration: 00:27:35 | Date: 15 September, 2022

Incorporated Societies Act

My show today was about the new Incorporated Societies Act and what this means for groups (both incorporated and otherwise) in NZ. I’m joined by Marcia Millard from the Wheelhouse who can help groups to prepare for these changes and provide training for them.

Duration: 00:28:57 | Date: 1 September, 2022

Repeal of 3 Strikes Law

Repeal of the 3 strike law, why it was repealed, how the law worked, and what this means now in terms of criminal sentencing,

Duration: 00:29:02 | Date: 18 August, 2022

Incorporated Societies Act 2022

Talking about the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022, and what this means for Incorporated societies – essentially that all incorporated societies will have to reregister by April 2026 and this will mostly mean substantial changes to their constitutions.

Duration: 00:30:00 | Date: 28 July, 2022

Enabling Good Lives

All about community connection, service and enabling good lives.

Duration: 00:29:44 | Date: 7 July, 2022

Disability and Family Violence

People with disabilities are at significantly greater risk of family violence and mainstream services don't always recognize this, or provide the right support.

Duration: 00:29:45 | Date: 23 June, 2022

School Uniform Policies

Talking about school uniform policies, the laws that lie underneath them and the guidelines set out by the Human Rights Commission.

Duration: 00:29:58 | Date: 9 June, 2022

The Gloriavale Decision

Angela discusses the recent employment court decision declaring that three former members of Gloriavale were employees from the age of 6 years.

Duration: 00:29:22 | Date: 26 May, 2022

Employee Vs Independent Contractor

Talking about the difference between employees and independent contractors. This is all about the facts of your situation, and there are three tests: Control, integration and fundamentals.

Duration: 00:29:55 | Date: 12 May, 2022