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COVID-19 information for disabled people

We've brought together a list of the additional supports and adapted approaches available for disabled people alongside all the welfare supports available to all New Zealanders.
Health & wellbeing

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

We can all play a role in putting an end to elder abuse, especially given the intersections of disability and age.
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Rights protection & justice
Sector news

Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 for services to disabled people

Amongst those who received honours for the Queen's birthday this weekend were a number of people who've done great work for disabled people. We'd like to highlight them here:
Rights protection & justice
Sector news
Accessibility
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Health & wellbeing
Leadership

Parents/Whānau/Family Network Meeting - April 19

We received a request to engage with organisations that represent parents/whānau/family of disabled children, so on 19 April 2021 we held the first of these meetings. The purpose of the forum was to provide updates on key disability work programmes and provide an opportunity for parent/whānau/family-led organisations to discuss key issues.
Health & wellbeing
Rights protection & justice
Education
Employment & economic security