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Justice - Legal Aid

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

Not
set out
on
their
website.

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Nandor Tanczos

Publicly funded mediation services for civil proceedings. The Green Party will allow courts the ability to refer parties to mediation or further mediation before granting a hearing. The party will also provide a funding framework through the civil legal aid program.
Eligibility for community organizations and community class actions for adequately funded legal aid in matters of public interest, including Environment Court proceedings

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Annette King

Pass legislation so that eligibility for legal aid extends to a further 400,000 ordinary New Zealanders if required and where there is genuine need

Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples  
National Party of New Zealand Simon Power

Scrap legal aid for objectors [under RMA]
Take steps to ensure the legal aid system is not abused

New Zealand First Rt Hon Winston Peters

Not
set out
on
their
website.

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Not
set out
on
their
website.

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
Libertarianz
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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