Seminars and Workshops

Community Law Marlborough is working on some cool projects for future education.  Some of the topics will be changes to the Health and Safety Act, which is going to effect business's, community groups, marae and other.  We will be targeting education about young people, around criminal justice, rights and responsibilities etc.  So check in on our website to see when we will run these.


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Community Law Marlborough and MVIP are hosting a workshop to assist NGO’s to respond
and create relevant policy and safety plans for Domestic Violence Leave Legislation.

First Responder Training

  •  Understand the dynamics effects of domestic violence
  •  Introducing the 6 step intervention model and practicing in small groups
  1. recognizing the signs
  2. respond - support and validate
  3. risk assessement
  4. safety plan
  5. refer to a specialist
  6. document
  • Discussion about how to respond to a selection of workplace scenarios

The facilitator is Pip Ross, who has spent over a decade working on violence prevention and response in
humanitarian settings in the UN and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, including
operational deployments in Australia, NZ, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Nauru, Philippines,
Occupied Palestinian Territories and Greece.

Date: 20th June | Time: 9.30-4.00pm (Lunch will be provided)
Venue: St Johns Rooms | 93 Seymour Street, Blenheim

Registration is essential for this training | 2 people per organisation

To register | Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone: 03 577 9919 | RSVP by 31st May 2019

Course participants on registration will be required to compolete some online pre work prior to the workshop.


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Community Law Marlborough Opening Hours

14 Market Street Blenheim

We are open Monday to Friday during the following times: 

  • Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 9.00am - 6.30pm

We offer our services by way of appointment, phone and email. Drop-ins are welcome depending on availability.
Contact us for more details
(03) 577 9919 or 0800 266 529

Kaikoura Outreach Clinic

We will be in Kaikoura on the 2nd Tuesday of every month between the hours of 10.30am to 3.00pm, or at other times by arrangement.

This clinic is situated at:

Heartlands, Beach Road Kaikoura

We also provide Skype appointments between 9.30am - 4.00pm.  If you require a Skype appointment call us on 0800 266 529 or you can call Heartlands on 03 909 9292 to arrange a time.

If the matter is urgent call our 0800 266 529 number to speak to a Caseworker.