What's new

New data for Outcome Area 2 of the New Zealand Disability Strategy

In February 2023, Te Ara Ahunga Ora - the Retirement Commission released their focus report on the financial capability of New Zealanders with disabilities or long-term health conditions. It contains data showing that disabled people continue to have, on average, lower levels of economic security and income.

Corporate publications

Download our 2020 Annual Report and Briefings to the Incoming Minister for Disability issues.

Round 7 recipients

Thirteen NZSL community projects have been approved for grants from the NZSL Fund, totalling $395,800.20 for the 2020/21 financial year.

Changing Minds in the Deaf Community

Thanks to funding from the NZ Sign Language Board, Changing Minds was able to run two projects to change the conversation about mental health within the Deaf community.

Labour market statistics (disability) as at the June 2022 quarter

Last year in August, Statistics New Zealand published data comparisons between labour market measures for disabled and non-disabled people in New Zealand. Information included labour market participation and employment rates as well as differences in wages and salaries received.

Terms of Reference

The NZSL Board's primary founding document is the Terms of Reference, which were agreed to by the Minister for Disability Issues in March 2015.