Welcome

We are the focal point in government on disability issues. We are working toward a vision of New Zealand being a non-disabling society - a place where disabled people have an equal opportunity to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Minister's Forum - Questions and Answers

The Minister for Disability Issues hosted a forum in Wellington on 15 December 2016. On this page you can find answers to some of the questions asked at the forum and additional information.
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NZSL Fund applications open

Applications are open for grants from the NZSL Fund between $5,000 to $80,000 (excluding GST) for one year. The theme for this round of funding is 'Strengthening NZSL in the home and Deaf community'.
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These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.