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Two positions available at the ODI

There are currently two positions vacant at the Office for Disability Issues - Group Administrator and Analyst/Senior Analyst
ODI news

A chat about Awhi Ngā Mātua

Awhingā Mātua is an online community parents of disabled and medically fragile tamariki. We talked to Emily Writes, one of the founders, about the organisation.
Health & wellbeing
Sector news

We're hiring a senior advisor

This is an opportunity for Advisors/Senior Advisors to work for the Office for Disability Issues at a time of sector change and development.

Consultation on the New Zealand Income Insurance scheme

It will help address the current inequity where people who experience an accident receive much more support than a person with a non-accident-related health condition or disability, despite a similar loss of ability to work.
Employment & economic security
Health & wellbeing
Sector news

Paper Jam at Bats Theatre

A new play puts accessibility at the forefront with NZSL interpretation, integrated audio description, wheelchair access and a relaxed performance.
Sector news

Impossible Things - an art exhibition by Sonja Howard

"I want to highlight the preciousness of ordinary creatures, and inspire people to look closer at what they deem “Impossible”. I also hope that my exhibition is a message to those who are different, and those who face challenges that others may not understand. "
Sector news

A follow-up on our COVID-19 kōrero

This is a summary of that talk, as well as some of the documents and assets discussed in that meeting, along with further questions and answers.

Join us for a COVID-19 kōrero on 15 December

Join the Minister for Disability Issues ,the Office for Disability Issues, Tōfa Mamao Collective, Doctor Huana Hickey and the Ministry of Health for an information session via Zoom.