The Student Rights Service

Phone the Student Rights Service now on 0800 499 488

The Student Rights Service is a nationwide free phone service for parents, caregivers and students that is run from Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley offices. We provide information and practical help on a wide range of issues involving children and young people at school, including bullying, school fees, stand-downs and suspensions. It also has a website, which you can check out here.

For information right now about your rights and responsibilities at school, check out our book Problems at School: A Practical Guide to Your Rights and Obligations below. It is available for free online as a pdf, or you can get hard copies:

  • Free for students & their whānau
  • $15 for non-profits and community groups
  • $30 for government & commerical agencies.

Email to order, or do it via our national bookshop here.