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Matariki – public holiday on Friday 24th June 2022

The Government has created a new public holiday for Aotearoa by passing the Matariki Public Holiday Act. From 2022, a public holiday marking Matariki will be held in June or July each year. The first public holiday to celebrate Matariki will be on Friday 24 June 2022. Matariki is the … Read more

ACE Survey 2022

Deaf Aotearoa would like to know your feedback about our ACE (Adult Community Education) workshops. We’d like to know how many people are interested in ACE workshops. See link to the survey –

April 2022 update from President Joanne Klaver

Kia ora koutou, I am Joanne Klaver, I am the Deaf Aotearoa President. The Executive Board met via zoom on the 5th March, we were not able to meet face to face because of the COVID protection framework level. In the December Board meeting, the Executive Board appointed Emmie Bensley … Read more

Influenza vaccine information 2021

The Flu is a virus. It can make some people very sick. Each year, lots of people go to their doctors and pharmacists to get the flu vaccine. This is an injection that can protect you from catching or spreading flu and you can’t get the flu from the injection. … Read more

Medical certificate update March 2021

Restarting medical certificates for Disability Allowance patients  We’re writing to let you know the Ministry of Social Development is reinstating Disability Allowance reviews from 23 February 2021. This means Work and Income clients who are receiving the Disability Allowance and have new or increased costs may be coming to GPs … Read more

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