Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley produce a range of plain language legal guides designed to help you and your whānau navigate your legal rights.

The Community Law Manual, our rauemi matua, contains easy-to-read summaries of laws that impact many areas of community, whānau and personal life. You can find answers to your tricky legal questions in the free Community Law Manual online.

To buy the annually updated 1000+ page book version of the Manual, or to buy or download free any of our other titles including Lag Law: Your Rights in Prison and on Remand, check out our bookshop. Our publications are full of answers to the questions real people face.

Our publishing team occasionally works on commission. If your organisation would like help to produce professional, plain language resources for your community, we are interested in hearing from you.

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(04) 499 2928
PO Box 24005
Wellington 6142


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59 Queens Drive
Hutt Valley

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