Welcome

We are the focal point in government on disability issues. We are working toward a vision of New Zealand being a non-disabling society - a place where disabled people have an equal opportunity to achieve their goals and aspirations.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

We can all play a role in putting an end to elder abuse, especially given the intersections of disability and age.
Sector news
Event
Rights protection & justice

Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 for services to disabled people

Amongst those who received honours for the Queen's birthday this weekend were a number of people who've done great work for disabled people. We'd like to highlight them here:
Health & wellbeing
Leadership
Rights protection & justice
Sector news
Accessibility
Education
Attitudes

These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.