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.

System transformation

Work to transform the disability support system is under way with a co-design team holding a series of workshop. Read about what's happening.
Sector news
Law & Policy

New Director announced

Brian Coffey appointed as the new Director of the Office for Disability Issues.
ODI news
Sector news

Round 3 recipients NZSL Fund

17 projects for the third funding round (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017) were approved and received a total of $542,471.

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