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.

Read the Government’s report to the UN Disability Committee

The Government has written a report to answer 100 questions asked by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This report was sent to the UN Committee on 9 March 2019. Follow this link to read the report.
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These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.