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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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Consultation to help shape future NZSL video interpreting and relay services

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have started a public consultation on proposals to modernise telecommunications services for people who are Deaf, deafblind or have hearing or speech impairments.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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NZSL funding round now open, ‘Creative Connections’

The NZSL Board has announced that contestable Funding Round Five of the NZSL Fund will close on 14 February 2019. Please apply, even if you haven't provided an advance summary of your application. There is approximately $400,000 funding available.
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