In this section you can read the full Disability Action Plan 2019-2023. The new Plan was launched in November 2019.
The Minister Responsible for the Law Commission, Hon Andrew Little, has requested that the Commission commence work on a range of projects, including a review of laws related to adults with impaired decision-making capacity in the 2019/20 year. Read the full press release of 19 July 2019.
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.
New Board members have been appointed to support the promotion and maintenance of NZSL
The NZSL Board Senior Advisor position in the Office for Disability Issues is being advertised and we welcome applications from those who have the experience, skills, knowledge and attributes to successfully undertake the role. Read more on this page.
The ODI is asking for you to share your views about the work it does, by completing its Stakeholder Survey 2019.
Budget 2019 is investing $548.702 million for initiatives that directly affect disabled people. The funding is being delivered through a range of portfolios.
The Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has spotlighted international news site the Daily Moth, sharing news about NZSL week and the use of Sign Language in New Zealand.