International Initiative for Disability Leadership (IIDL)

In March 2021 New Zealand is hosting the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) and the International Initiative for Disability Leadership (IIDL) Leadership Exchange in Christchurch. The date for the 2021 Leadership Exchange is: 1st – 5th March 2021 The date for the “matches” are: 1st & 2nd March 2021 The committee organizing the Exchange …

NZDSN Covid-19 Update April 3rd

NZDSN COVID-19 UPDATE APRIL 3rd Kia ora NZDSN Members It has been a rollercoaster week and in this update we will do our best to bring clarity where we can, let you know what we are focused on and ask for information about how things are working on the ground for you. And a huge shout out …

NZDSN is now working remotely

Due to Covid 19 the NZDSN office in Wellington is not open, but the organisation is still operating. Please use the following numbers and emails to access our staff and services: For training fund, membership, accounts and other routine inquiriesphone Sue on 027 534 6471 or email: admin@nzdsn.org.nz For information and inquiries about the Employment …

NZDSN National Symposium – Safeguarding a Good Life

Understanding and implementing approaches that promote, protect and enhance the rights and wellbeing of disabled people Save the Date! Thursday December 10th 2020 Sudima Airport Hotel, Christchurch 9am-4pmRegistrations are now Open! Programme: The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care:“Shining a light on our history and looking to the future”Dr Esther Woodbury from the …

NZDSN National Symposium Employment Support

Let’s leave no one behind Save the Date!Tuesday 10th November 2020 Sky Stadium, Waterloo Quay Wellington 9am-4pm Registrations are now Open! Indicative Programme Content: • Employer Panel: What we really need from employment support providers • The Disability Employment Action Plan: Unpacking our contributions and responsibilities – perspectives from government and providers • Why we …

Regional Network Meetings

Please see the following dates and times for the regional network meetings being held throughout New Zealand in 2020. These meetings provide a great opportunity for local providers to connect and network with others in their regions. These are placeholder notices for members to save these dates, times and locations in your diaries for the …

Lower North Island Regional Networking Meeting

Thursday 2nd April Hohepa KapitiRiverside Studio Building29 Pitoitoi Street, Paraparaumu 10:00am – 12:00noon This is an opportunity for you to participate in our networking meeting and a great opportunity for local providers to connect and network with others in the Lower North Island and Wellington regions. Agenda • Welcome and introductions • A round table …