Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou is a unique education programme that was developed by Te Pou and the Disabled Persons Assembly. The programme puts human rights for disabled people and the Disability Convention into a New Zealand cultural context.

This 10-hour online workshop series will be held over four 2.5 hour modules.

When: 9.30am – 12.00pm on:

  • Tuesday 13 June
  • Thursday 15 June
  • Tuesday 20 June
  • Thursday 22 June

Where: online
Cost: free for Disability Support Services who hold a contract with Whaikaha or offered on a cost recovery basis.
Registration: Register your attendance online

The aim of the online workshop is to increase participants understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and human rights, and to apply this understanding to practical situations. It is applicable to participants personal and professional lives.

The content includes:

Section 1 Human Rights
Section 2 The Treaty of Waitangi, tūrangawaewae and citizenship
Section 3 The Human Rights system
Section 4 Disability, the social model and Human Rights framework
Section 5 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Section 6 The eight General Principles
Section 7 The Articles
Section 8 Applying the Disability Convention

For more information and to register see Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou Online Workshop | Te Pou