Legal Education

Community Advocacy Training 2024 – 23 April to 14 May

Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley is offering a fresh series of 2 hour workshops on essential kaupapa for individuals and organisations, arming you with the legal knowledge you need to advocate effectively. This series is designed to blend the legal basics with their practical application, offering the legal expertise of our roia working in the sector, sign up to find out more…


  • Location: Walter Nash Centre | 22 Taine Street, Taita
  • Time:10am-12noon
  • Cost: Koha

Family Law Care of Children / Protection Orders – Tuesday 23rd April 2024, 10am-12noon

Come and gain an understanding on your rights are as a parent or guardian. This session will give you basic principles and knowledge on how to advocate and support whānau dealing with family law issues and more with our community rōia Manuela Miville-Fogliani

WINZ Benefits – Tuesday 30th April 2024, 10am- 12noon

Come and grow your understanding of our welfare system – this training will cover an overview of W&I benefits, hot tips for accessing support, and the ideology that sits behind. We will look at the difference between the legislation, policy and practice, and how to challenge W&I decisions. Presented by Olive Grant, Community Law’s Kaiārahi Project Coordinator.

Employment Law 101 – Tuesday 7th May 2024, 10am- 12noon

How do you manage poor performance as an employer? What are your rights as an employee? What are the key aspects of an employer/employee relationship from signing the employment agreement through to terminating employment. Bring all your questions and learn from senior employment lawyer –Nick Logan from Quigg Partners.

EPOA, Wills & EstatesTuesday 14 May 2024, 10am – 12noon

Want to learn more about Enduring powers of attorney, wills, trusts and estates? Come along and gain more knowledge about decision making, differences, legal requirements, relevant legislation and more…Presented by Collins and May Law – Serena Vaitupu and Amy Haste



General Legal Education

We offer a range of workshops and training for individuals and organisations. Some of the legal education services we offer include:

  • Tailored workshops: We can tailor workshops to your community group; on Māori land, domestic violence, employment law, and many other legal topics.
  • Education in Te Reo Māori: Our Pou Whirinaki team can deliver education in te reo Māori at your local marae, kura kaupapa, alternative education centre, or other wāhi Māori. Pou Whirinaki can also deliver in English if that best meets your needs.
  • Governance and Te Tiriti o Waitangi: We run education targeted at governance and managers of community groups, such as training in Te Tīriti o Waitangi, and understanding charity law.
  • In your suburb: We regularly arrange talks at local outreach clinic locations. Keep an eye on our Facebook page to see if there are any upcoming talks in your area.
  • Legal education for young people: here at CLWHV we have developed the REP (Rights Education Project) in collaboration with rangatahi. This can be delivered to your youth group, school, hall of residence, etc by our trained educators for absolutely free.

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Education Enquiries

Contact us if you have an enquiry about our education services, for individuals or for organisations.