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Sharing your Strategy in Action stories

We're always delighted to hear of the living proof that we, in New Zealand, are breaking down the barriers to make our country a less disabling place to live, work and play. Share your stories.
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Report on NZSL Interpreter Standards released

The report, 'A review of NZSL Interpreter Standards' provides a current snapshot of the issues faced by the Deaf community to access a high-quality interpreting service throughout New Zealand.

5th National Māori Deaf Hui

A national Māori Deaf Hui was held 2-5 June 2017 near Whangarei at Whakapara Marae. There were up to 80 attendees and approximately 64 of them were Māori Deaf. Nearly 50% of the Māori Deaf who attended the hui were young Māori Deaf (rangatahi).

System transformation

Work to transform the disability support system is under way with a co-design team holding a series of workshop. Read about what's happening.
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Law & Policy

New Director announced

Brian Coffey appointed as the new Director of the Office for Disability Issues.
ODI news
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Round 3 recipients NZSL Fund

17 projects for the third funding round (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017) were approved and received a total of $542,471.

Minister's Disability Forums

You can read about the latest Disability Forum hosted by the Minister for Disability Issues.
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