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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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Fraud Awareness

My show today is about Fraud Awareness. How to spot when you have been scammed, and simple tips to protect yourself from scams.

Duration: 00:29:58 | Date: 24 November, 2022

Productivity Commission Report

The show is about: Productivity Commission’s Interim report, A Fair Chance for All. Find out what system shifts the Productivity Commission thinks our government should make to reduce/eliminate persistent disadvantages in NZ. It’s a follow-up to my last show about the barriers identified by the Productivity Commission.

Duration: 00:29:01 | Date: 10 November, 2022

A Fair Chance for All

The Productivity Commission has produced an interim report titled 'A Fair Chance For All". The Law Lady breaks down the barriers and recommendations.

Duration: 00:30:18 | Date: 27 October, 2022

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Repeal of the 3 strike law, why it was repealed, how the law worked, and what this means now in terms of criminal sentencing,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