Disability Action Plan 2019-2022

What should be in the new Disability Action Plan 2019-2022? The Office for Disability Issues and the Disabled Peoples Organisations Coalition are holding workshops to hear your ideas.

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      Nau mai, haere mai.

      The Office for Disability Issues and the Disabled Peoples’ Organisations Coalition are holding workshops to listen to ideas about what should be in the new Disability Action Plan (DAP) 2019-2022.  These workshops are part of a series to be held around the country.

      The DAP is important as it is the government’s commitment to actions to implement the New Zealand Disability Strategy (2016-2026). This work builds on meetings held in 2018 by Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Disability Issues, to gather ideas from disabled people in Whangarei, New Plymouth, Tauranga, Invercargill, Rotorua and Hamilton.

      The workshops will be held around New Zealand from November 2018 until February 2019. We will try and keep each workshop to one and a half hours. Full details about workshop dates and times will be published below as they become available.

      People who can’t make the meetings may wish to provide their views online or by text or by making a video submission.

      The workshops will start with a short presentation and then focus on listening to ideas about what should be in the new Disability Action Plan 2019-2022. Light refreshments will be provided.

      Please RSVP to odi@msd.govt.nz or Text: 029 495 0010 , with the subject line: DAP Workshop and the date and time of the session. The workshops will have NZ Sign Language interpreters and hearing loops available. Please advise of any other accessibility needs you might have.

      Please pass this information to anyone in your network who may be interested in attending.

      Workshop Details
      Date & timeVenueAddress

      14 November 2018

      2.30pm - 4.00pm

      Level 1

      The Aurora Centre

      56 The Terrace


      14 November 2018

      6.30pm - 8.00pm

      CQ Hotel


      213 - 223 Cuba Street


      20 November 2018

      2.30pm - 4pm

      CCS Disability Royal Oak

      Kauri Room

      14 Erson Avenue

      Royal Oak 1061

      20 November 2018

      6.30pm - 8pm

      Disability Connect

      3B Olive Road

      Penrose 1061

      23 November 2018

      9.30am - 11am

      Ellwood Function Centre

      15 Otene Road, Waipatu

      Hastings 4172

      26 November 2018

      2.30pm - 4pm

      Papanui RSA

      (the main bar room)

      55 Bellvue Road

      Papanui, Christchurch

      29 November 2018

      11am - 12.30pm

      Dunedin Community House

      Alexander McMillan Room

      301 Moray Place


      December 2018

      To be confirmed

      Palmerston North 

       Please note that this list is being updated as dates are confirmed.

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