December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

To celebrate the day we invite you to join us, the Minister for Disability Issues - Poto Williams and Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People Chief Executive Paula Tesoriero for a morning of fun and activities for disabled people, families, tangata whaikaha Māori, whanau, and aiga.

When: 10.30am – 12.30pm, Saturday December 3

Where: Dallington Landing, Gayhurst Road, Dallington, Christchurch

The purpose of the event is community. To provide opportunity for people to come together after a challenging few years. We’re expecting this to be a smaller, relaxed event.

There will be a few short speeches followed by some simple refreshments as well as some completely optional activities taking place in the grassed areas led by the team at Whānau Whanake. During or after the event, you are welcome to bring your own picnic and enjoy the newly developed space at Dallington Landing Follow the Facebook event or refer back to this page to keep up to date with all event information and updates.

This event is jointly hosted by DPA, Whānau Whanake, Hei Whakapiki Mauri, and Disability Leadership Canterbury.

[Image description: A flyer reading "December 3 2022. Join us for a morning of fun and activities for disabled people, families, tangata whaikaha Māori, whanau, and aiga to celebrate... International Day of Persons with Disabilities." Underneath are the logos of Hei Whakapiki Mauri, Whānau Whanake, Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA), and Disability Leadership Canterbury.]