Here are some links to useful websites:
Department of Building and Housing - Te Tari Kaupapa Whare Government department site where you will find information and guidance on building law and compliance, services including weathertight homes. The site also has information and advice for tenants and landlords, including downloadable documents and forms on tenancy issues and the Residential Tenancies Act.
Youth Law – Tino Rangatiratanga Taitamariki – National organisation providing free legal advice for children and young people under 25 years old. Their phone advice line is currently open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays between 10am and 4pm. Tuesdays 10am to 12.30pm.
Coalition of Community Law Centres Aotearoa – They have downloadable fact sheets and legal guides on a range of issues. They also have links to a wide range of useful websites.
Citizens Advice Bureau – recently updated website which has lots of useful information and links
LawAccess - LawAccess is provide by the Legal Services Agency, and has plain English information on areas of New Zealand law where people often experience problems. These include the Legal Services Agency’s info sheets, as well as information from other government and community organisations.
Department of Labour - Te Tari Mahi - Government department site with lots of information about your rights at work.
Family Court - Te Kooti a Whanau Aotearoa - The Family Court of New Zealand deals with a wide range of issues but many of them involve the care of children. This website explains many of the things you might want to know if you are coming to the Family Court, or just wondering whether the Court could help you or someone you know.
Ministry of Justice – Te Tahu o te Ture Government department site with information and publications about the court system, justice system, the family and victims services and rights, and much more.
Courts of New Zealand - Nga Koti a Aotearoa - On this site you will find information about the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and District Court.