New Ministry for Disabled People

The recent reforms of the Health system and evolving government priorities have provided an opportunity to review the current arrangements for working with, and supporting, the one in four New Zealanders that identify as disabled. The current cross-government disability system presents barriers for many disabled people and whānau in achieving … Read more

Abuse in Care – Royal Commission of Inquiry

Deaf community Te hapori Turi The Royal Commission worked with members of the Deaf community to create New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) videos about the Inquiry, the work we are doing, and how to engage and share your experience of abuse with us. Deaf survivors are encouraged to contact the … Read more

A New Zealand Income Insurance Scheme

Our proposals Every year, more than 100,000 New Zealanders are made redundant, laid off, or have to stop working because of a health condition or disability. The Government, Business New Zealand and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions are proposing a new way of better protecting workers and the … Read more

Joint Venture: Family Violence and Sexual Violence – Have your say

Kōrero Mai National Strategy: Have your say Engagement begins The Government is partnering with Tangata Whenua and working with targeted communities to create a new National Strategy and Action Plans to eliminate family violence and sexual violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. From May 12, special community-led hui involving communities with lived experience of family … Read more

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