Mahi Tika - Equity in Employment is an employment programme designed to increase opportunities for disabled people, who are significantly underrepresented in the workforce.
- If you are a disabled jobseeker from across the Waikato region and are interested in taking part, fill in our Expression of Interest Form and our team will then get in touch with further information.
It also focuses on developing relationships with industry partners that will improve workplace accessibility and promote the employment of disabled people.
This project has been developed in partnership with Waikato Tainui and aligns with the Enabling Good Lives principles.
Mahi Tika – Equity in Employment is funded by Trust Waikato and Te Ara Mahi, a part of the Provincial Growth Fund focused on regional skills and employment development with the aim of getting local people into sustained local employment.
The programme was launched by the Minister for Disability Issues, Honourable Carmel Sepuloni and Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoreiro in Hamilton on 28 September 2020.
- Read our Press Release about the launch
Keen to get learn more? Call or text your local Kaitiaki:
Tim Young 027 238 5812
Rodney Bell - Ngaati Maniapoto 027 238 5813
Contact the team for further information: MahiTika@dpa.org.nz
Or complete an Expression of Interest Form and our team will be in touch with further information.