Maori Resources

Some useful Maori Resources Māori Cultural Guidelines Handbook for Powhiri Mihi Whakatau Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment Whakamaua Maori Health Action Plan 2020-2025 Whatua-Summary-Report …

NZDSN Newsletter 1 September 2021

COVID-19 Update The Government confirmed that all areas of New Zealand, outside of Auckland and Northland, are now at COVID-19 Alert Level 3. Auckland and Northland will be staying at Alert Level 4 for the time being (up to two weeks for Auckland and a week for Northland, depending on tests around Warkworth). 49 new …

Latest update from NZDSN 26 August 2021

Funding We have been concerned about the lack of certainty being provided to members from MoH on surety and extraordinary payments so have been chasing the MoH.  Here’s the latest: Ensuring clear information and communication on this matter and other COVID related issues is a top priority for the Ministry of Health. We know how …

Covid 19 Morning Update 19 August 2021

Welcome to this morning’s update. The COVID situation is, as I’m sure you’re well aware, developing almost by the minute.  As of this morning, we have ten known cases, but everyone is talking about many more to come with the next official update due at 1pm. Yesterday, we focussed on an update from Ministry of …

Covid 19 Update 18 August 2021

A little progress has been made on key issues to the disability support sector over the course of Wednesday. Firstly, Minister of Finance Robertson announced the return of the Wages Subsidy for eligible employers.  The Government’s Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme will be available for businesses across New Zealand impacted by the lockdown. The Wage Subsidy Scheme …

Covid 19 Update 18 August 2021

The Ministry of Health advise the following for Disability Services Operating at Alert Level 4  If services can be provided (including digitally) within alert level restrictions, they are contractually required to do so.   Disability residential care are essential services and must continue to be available.    Essential personal care services, such as toileting, washing and feeding, should be provided as usual.  Essential home …

COVID19 UPDATE

What we know so far: There has been a community case identified in Auckland. This case has been infectious since Thursday last week. We have 23 locations of interest around Auckland and Coromandel, and these will be updated on the Ministry of Health website as new places are identified. The country is in Alert Level …

2022 Christchurch IIMHL & IIDL Leadership Exchange

Registration for the 2022 Christchurch IIMHL & IIDL Leadership Exchange is now open! This five-day event will take place the week of 28th February with the Matches being hosted across New Zealand and Australia on Monday 28th February and Tuesday 1st March.  The Matches will be followed by the Network Meeting, which commences with a …

News Update 16 August 2021

Final Update – August 16, 2021 Kia ora koutouThis morning the Board and others welcomed Peter Reynolds to the position of Chief Executive, and I wish him every success in the role. – his contact details are:peter@nzdsn.org.nzMobile: 0275346472 Here are some reminders and information:1. Flexible Disability Support (FDS) – NZDSN is now waiting for feedback …