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I'm Tyrone Barugh, and thank you for checking out my side project. This site is a collection of self-help consumer tools for use in New Zealand. They're intended to make it easier for people to solve everyday problems like writing a letter of complaint, appealing a parking ticket or cancelling an extended warranty.

These tools are a work in progress. As of November 2020, I have completed several basic tools with more to come over the next few months. My focus in November will be:

  • some personal finance tools
  • a tool to help draft better OIA and Privacy Act requests
  • a bunch of tools to help renters identify and enforce rights against their landlords.

If you've got suggestions or critical feedback, please get in touch with me at tyrone at tyronebarugh dot nz. I'd particularly like to know if there is a tool that you, or someone you know, would find helpful.

The tools are built using the free/open-source docassemble software, developed by Jonathan Pyle.

Just to be super clear, these tools do not provide legal or financial advice, and do not create any kind of lawyer-client relationship. There is no warranty or guarantee. I can't promise that these tools won't suck.