New Zealand Disability Action Plan 2019 – 2023: Executive Summary for the fifth progress report January to June 2022 

The Disability Action Plan (DAP) 2019–2023 aims to improve the wellbeing of disabled people through 29 work programmes aligned with the New Zealand Disability Strategy 2016-2026. 12 government agencies are responsible for work programmes in the plan. Of this: To monitor the DAP’s progress, the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) has historically managed … Read more

Ara Poutama Aotearoa Disability Action Plan2023-2027 Summary

Adapted in 2023 by Accessible Formats Service, Blind Low Vision NZ, Auckland TN: The logo at the top of the page is: Ara Poutama Aotearoa Department of Corrections. Ara Poutama Aotearoa Disability Action Plan 2023-2027 Summary Message from the Deputy Chief Executive Health About the Ara Poutama Aotearoa Disability Action … Read more

Engagement approach

Introduction This document describes how the Crown Response Unit treats information shared by participants before, during and after our engagement activities. There are agreements at the end of each section for you to sign to confirm this document has been explained to you. Your contact at the Crown Response Unit … Read more

Whakamōhiotanga whānui | Overall summary

In this report, we shine a light on the practice of admitting young people (aged 12 to 17 years) to adult inpatient mental health services (adult services) in Aotearoa New Zealand. The 2018 Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction heard concerns about the practice of admitting young people to adult … Read more

About the Survivor Experiences Service

What the service is  The Survivor Experiences Service provides a safe, supportive, confidential place for survivors of abuse in care, and their whānau, to share their experiences.  The Service exists to support survivors and whānau in their healing. It is available for people who were abused in state, faith-based, or … Read more

CRU Pānui: Appointments to the Survivor Experiences Board – July 2023

Pānui 18 July 2023  Kia ora koutou,  This pānui newsletter is about the first appointments to an independent Board to guide the Survivor Experiences Service.  The Minister for the Public Service Andrew Little has appointed two Co-chairs – Eugene Ryder and Moeapulu Frances Tagaloa. Di Grennell and Jonathan Mosen have … Read more

Help shape the future of your school

Information about the school planning and reporting process | With your voice and experience, you can help shape your school into a place where all children and young people can thrive. Why is school planning and reporting important? Schools need to work together with you, their community, to plan for … Read more