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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!
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Angela talks about the Education and Disability Health sector mandates, who they do and don't apply to, and organisations' obligations.
Duration: 00:30:23 | Date: 12 December, 2021
CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of termination of pregnancy.
The high court's decision to allow ACC funding for a young woman who was born with spina bifida. Her birth was the result of a treatment injury.
Duration: 00:30:02 | Date: 4 November, 2021
When can an agency collect information about your vaccine status, how does collection and disclosure work under the privacy act.
Duration: 00:30:11 | Date: 21 October, 2021
ACC doesn't currently cover birth injuries where these are caused by the baby, but an amendment from 2022 will change that and allow 7 birth injuries to be covered.
Duration: 00:29:46 | Date: 7 October, 2021
Talking about rights when questioned by the police, specifically the rights of young people. You should have a lawyer present when being interviewed by the police.
Duration: 00:29:24 | Date: 19 August, 2021
Angela talks about the proposed changes to hate speech legislation. These include enlarging the groups of people covered by the legislation and making clearer the kinds of speech that are covered.
Duration: 00:29:58 | Date: 22 July, 2021
Angela Solomons from Taranaki Community Law looks at the recent ruling on the defamation case involving Cameron Slater and the Whale Oil Blogs. Why is this important?
Duration: 00:30:09 | Date: 11 March, 2021