The Tiaho Trust is hosting a Meet the Candidates event in Whangarei for people to hear what local candidates have to say about disability issues.
DPA's engages with New Zealand's disability community. We want to turn our rights into reality so we can live in a country where every person is able to live and work, and simply be who they are.
Following on from our Disability Scorecard we asked seven main political parties to let us know if they had any new disability specific policies or events for disabled people so we could share them.
DPA is currently writing a submission for the Electricity Authority on the review of their Consumer Care Guidelines. The Guidelines cover issues like what power companies should do to support customers struggling with high bills and protecting medically dependent customers.
Pharmac is widening access to Covid-19 antivirals to people who are vulnerable to severe infection from Covid-19, including those with disabilities and with one or more severe health conditions.
ADHD NZ has set up a new Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP) to help them understand the constantly evolving challenges and opportunities for the ADHD community.