YouthLaw AGM 2017 (10/16/2017) - You are invited to… The 2017 YouthLaw AGM Date: Thursday 16 November Time: 6.00pm Place: YouthLaw, Level 3, Park View Tower, 21 Putney Way, Manukau We will be launching our new website and hearing about YouthLaw’s Codesign project. RSVP by Monday 13 November.
New YouthLaw website is on its way…. (10/3/2017) - While you are waiting, check out the resources from Rainbow Youth on how to be a good ally, including their new TV ad: https://www.ry.org.nz/allies/ Allies
Trialling extension of Monday hours (8/14/2017) - YouthLaw is currently trying the extension of Monday hours to 6pm for the month of August. If you have any legal queries, please feel free to contact us tonight before 6pm.
Radio NZ interview on supporting ‘at risk’ school students (1/9/2017) - YouthLaw Aotearoa solicitor and Heidi Hayward join Radio NZ for a conversation about what more needs to be done to support ‘at risk’ school students. Dunedin principal Heidi Hayward created a huge stir late last month when she wrote an open letter to four government ministers highlighting areas of deep concern. She says she wrote the letter [...]
Report into Informal Student Removals from School Published by YouthLaw (10/17/2016) - YouthLaw has released a report today that highlights the experiences of a number of children that have been removed from school inconsistently with the provisions of the Education Act. Download a copy of the report: Barriers to Education in New Zealand: The Rise of Informal Removals of Students in New Zealand (To download [...]
Report into Special Education Support in Schools published by YouthLaw (9/5/2016) - In a report released today, YouthLaw urges the Government to make comprehensive changes to the structure, funding and accountability of the special education sector. Download a copy of the report: Challenging the Barriers – YouthLaw (To download and not just view, please press the down arrow button after entering the report.)
New Video with tips about buying a car from a private seller! (9/28/2015) - Looking at buying a new car from a private seller – either online (e.g. Trademe/FB) or in person? Make sure you read these tips before spending your $! Watch it on Youtube now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK8irFAn1as
Judge quashes Green Bay High School’s decision to suspend then exclude special needs student (2/24/2014) - The Honourable Justice Faire has released his decision after a hearing at the High Court last Wednesday 19th February 2014 where lawyers for the 14 year old boy with special needs sought a judicial review of Green Bay High School’s decision to exclude him in July 2013. The Judge quashed the decision by Green Bay [...]