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.

Disabled person led monitoring of the UNCRPD

The Disabled People’s Organisations Coalition recently appointed the Donald Beasley Institute as the research provider for the Disabled Person-Led Monitoring of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Rights protection & justice
Leadership
Sector news

Kiwi Access Card launched by Hospitality NZ

The Kiwi Access Card, which replaces the 18+ Card as a form of ID for people without a drivers licence or passport, has been launched by Hospitality NZ.
Employment & economic security
Accessibility
Choice & control

Disability Action Plan 2019-2022: workshops

What should be in the new Disability Action Plan 2019-2022? The ODI and the Disabled Peoples Organisations Coalition are holding meetings to hear your ideas. You can also share your ideas online, until 5pm Monday 25 February.
Rights protection & justice
Choice & control
Leadership

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