Hosted by members of the Auckland Council’s Disability Advisory Panel, this community forum will explore disability leadership and hear from current New Zealand leaders.

Keynote speakers:
Paula Tesoriero, NZ Disability Rights Commissioner
Dan Buckingham, Chief Executive Officer, Able
Martine Abel-Williamson QSM, President, World Blind Union

During the interactive online session the Panel is interested in engaging with members of the community about the opportunity to inspire and support Auckland Council to value and utilise the expertise and leadership of disabled people in Tāmaki Makaurau.

When: 5.30pm - 7.00pm, Thursday, 7 July 2022
Where: online on Zoom
Register: Please register in advance for this meeting

If you require a New Zealand Sign Language interpreter for breakout room discussion please email

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.