Law for Lunch – Benefit Reforms: The changing face of welfare

with Kahureremoa Aki , Rōia Hāpori, Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley

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KAHUREREMOA AKI is the Rōia Hāpori (Community Lawyer) providing legal services to Māori at Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley. Kahu has helped many families with questions about social security.

Her presentation will be focusing on:

• Youth and young parents
• Budgeting and incentives
• Being “work available”
• The DPB and children
• Social obligations
• Drug testing
• Penalties and exemptions

Come along, listen to an expert discussing the significance of the welfare changes and, ask for information about the obligations beneficiaries must meet, as well as, what help and support is available to all of those who might be affected.

The seminar will take place this Wednesday, from 12 noon to 1pm, at the Newtown Library, 13 Constable Street, Newtown
All welcome!

For more information, please call us on 499 4444

Law for Lunch is back this October featuring a great range of popular topics!

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You are welcome to a series of ‘Free Lunchtime Talks’ at the Central and Newtown Libraries, as well as, the Newlands Community Centre offered in partnership with the Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

The October 2013 series includes the following:

Wednesday, October 2 – Central Library: Who can you trust? How to set up a Family Trust, with Peter Barrett, Partner & Natalie Gaskin, Associate, Johnston Lawrence Lawyers.

Wednesday, October 9 – Central Library: When relationships come to an end: splitting shared assets and court processes with Jennifer Wademan, Thomas Dewar Sziranyi Letts.

Wednesday, October 16 – Central Library: Digital dangers – Cyber Bullying and the law with Neil Melhuish from NetSafe.

Wednesday, October 23 – Newlands Community Centre: Caring for the Carers- The new Family Carers Policy and what it means for families caring for disabled relatives with Nicola Drayton-Glesti, Community Lawyer, Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

Wednesday, October 30 – Newtown Library: Benefit Reforms: The changing face of welfare with Kahureremoa Aki, Rōia Hāpori, Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.

For more information about this and future sessions, check our online Event Calendar.

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Law for Lunch at Ruth Gotlieb – Kilbirnie Library – Benefit Reforms: What everybody needs to know

Welcome to the seminar of Law for Lunch at the Kilbirnie Branch Library!
Our speaker this week will be Kahureremoa Aki, Community Lawyer at the Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley.
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Kahureremoa Aki is the Rōia Hāpori (Community Lawyer) providing legal services to Māori at Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley. She has helped many families with questions about social security.
Kahu will be focussing on:

• Youth and young parents
• Budgeting and incentives
• Being “work available”
• The DPB and children
• Social obligations
• Drug testing
• Penalties and exemptions

Come along to find out more about the Welfare Reforms and the changes, scheduled to come into effect this July.
Ask your questions about social obligations, dependent children and health issues, beneficiaries who refuse to apply for drug-tested jobs or any concerns you might have related to benefit reforms.

This presentation will take place this Wednesday, from 12 noon to 1pm, at the Ruth Gotlieb Kilbirnie Library.
All welcome!

For more information, please check our online event calendar