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 holding open forum - 15 December 2016

The Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Nicky Wagner, is holding an open forum on Thursday 15 December 2016 at 9.30am to 11.00am at the Ministry for Social Development, Aurora Centre, 56 The Terrace, Wellington.
Event

ODI media release - 29 November 2016

All Kiwis have a role to play in making New Zealand a non-disabling society for the one in four New Zealanders with an impairment, says the Office for Disability Issues.
Media release

Promoting choice and control

Find out about the work that the Office for Disability Issues has been leading to promote disabled people having more choice and control over their lives, so they are better able to make decisions and experience self-determination
ODI projects

These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.