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Litigation lawyers needed

Are you legally trained in Commonwealth countries or talented in client support skills? Do you want to work in a legal firm that offers flexible working hours and balanced lifestyle? Are you multi-lingual or culturally sensitive and able to serve clients from diverse backgrounds? Do you aspire to work with award winning legal team and grow professionally in New Zealand?

What can a JP do for you?

A Justice of the Peace, or simply a ‘JP’, can help members of the community with several things, including: Certifying copies (as true copies); Statutory declarations needed for several applications such as Visitor sponsorship application, Kiwisaver withdrawal application, Citizenship application, Rates rebate application etc.; Taking oaths, declarations, affidavits or affirmations to be used in courts; and Witnessing signatures on documents. These functions are called ‘ministerial duties or functions’.

Maihi Karauna - Crown’s Strategy for Māori Language Revitalisation 2018 – 2023

Te reo Māori remains a crucial cultural asset for Māori and is protected under the Treaty of Waitangi. And Te Puni Kōkiri is playing a leading role in the government’s efforts to support the revitalisation of the Māori language. This is the first time the Crown and Māori, represented by Te Mātāwai, have entered into an active, planned partnership for revitalisation.

Volunteering provides pathway to paid work

Whangarei migrants Vinkal Gaur and Astrid Kelly found that volunteering helped them successfully find paid work. International Northtec student Vinkal Guar came to New Zealand in 2017 to study a degree in sport. He wanted to build networks and applied for advertised jobs but found the lack of response frustrating. “I applied for jobs,” he says, “but I never heard back.” 

Spike in number of women applying to become firefighters

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is hailing a spike in the number of women applying to become firefighters. “With 12 days to go till the current round of recruitment closes, 75 women have completed applications to enter our recruitment pool,” said Fire and Emergency Recruitment Manager Rochelle Martin adding, "That’s the highest number we’ve ever had, but we’d like to see even more women putting their names forward. Presently only 4 percent of firefighters are female.