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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

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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Vaccine Mandate

When are workers are required to be vaccinated under the traffic light vaccine mandate. Difference between gatherings and events.

Duration: 00:28:19 | Date: 6 January, 2022

Traffic Light System

Talking about the traffic light rules, specifically public places, gatherings and events, and ages that it applies to.

Duration: 00:30:02 | Date: 23 December, 2021

Covid Vaccine Mandate

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: 9 December, 2021

Covid Vaccine and Discrimination

General laws around the COVID vaccine. Looking into the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Human Rights Act.

Duration: 00:27:46 | Date: 25 November, 2021

ACC Treatmeant Injuries

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

Disclosing Vaccination Status

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 Birth Injuries

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

Individual Rights vs Rights of the State

Individual rights vs Rights of the State, particularly when it comes to the COVID 19 vaccination.

Duration: 00:30:26 | Date: 16 September, 2021

Gillick Competency

Find out when young people can make their own medical decisions without needing their parent/guardian’s consent.

Duration: 00:28:33 | Date: 2 September, 2021