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We welcome all families, organisations (who are involved in the disability sector) and schools to attend our annual North Auckland discussion meeting – we want to hear, share, learn how to work better together. This collaboration meeting evolved from meetings held in 2017-2021 for families, schools and providers. This project began with a repeated question […]
Inclusive Faith Project: Full Participation means everyone is included in their place of worship. •What if everyone is included in their chosen faith community? •What would that mean for the disabled person? •What would that mean for the faith community? It’s not just about the temple, mosque, church, synagogue or gurdwara facility […]
Acting Chief Executive Ministry for Disabled People appointed until permanent role is filled Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission is today announcing the appointment of Ms Geraldine Woods as Acting Chief Executive, Ministry for Disabled People. An independent recruitment process took place to find a permanent person for the role. Due to the […]
Our koha to the disability community Kia ora koutou, Covid has affected many whānau hauā (disabled people and their families), and winter makes it harder. For whānau hauā in need, the Awahou network has care packs to support those who have to isolate or with winter ailments here in Tāmaki Makaurau. Our […]
The Ministry of Health Disability Support Services have been working hard to process a backlog of Carer Support claim forms. Processing staff have worked overtime and had a “Super-Saturday” working day to clear the backlog. Processing times are now sitting at 11 days – their Key Performance Indicator time is 10 days – so things […]