General Election Candidates Forum

My Voice Matters general Election Candidates Forum for Disability Community – Auckland Monday 4 September NZDSN is proud to be a sponsor of the My Voice Matters 2017 Election Campaign.

2.5 hours (afternoon)

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      My Voice Matters in association with the Access Alliance invites you to 2017 General Election Candidates Forum – Auckland Monday 4 September 3:00 – 5:30pm Sudima Auckland Airport Hotel, 18 Airpark Drive, Mangere.

      A panel of party spokespeople will be there on the day to discuss policies on:

      • education
      • employment
      • immigration
      • accessibility laws
      • health and disability support services
      • and much more including your questions!

      Please register online or please contact the Manawanui In Charge helpdesk on 0508 462 427 or at

      NZSL interpreters will be available. Click here for the flyer with all the information.

      My Voice Matters Postcards to your local MP.
      Above is an example of the pre-printed postcards that disability service providers can order for their clients. 
      Please contact Ezekiel Robson to request the quantity you would like to receive.
      How the postcard works:
      1. Write the name of any current Member of Parliament, followed by their FREEPOST address – Freepost Parliament, Private Bag 18 888. Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6160
      2. Add your name and address
      3. Drop your postcard into the nearest post office or letter box – done!
      To find details for all your favourite MPs, go to this link:

      Hot topic Survey 

      Disability Connect has sent out a survey to families & people with a disability to hear the issues that parents and families want to hear from political parties about. 

      Click here for the summary of the issues that parents have shared via this survey.

      To have a look at a My Voice Matters post on the Disability Caucus Website please click here.

      For other opportunities to have your say, learn more about this year’s elections, or what the political parties are promising, go to the My Voice Matters facebook page 

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