DPO Coalition News 2.8.19

Disability Action Plan – The DPO Coalition met with officials from all agencies together to discuss progress with the new Disability Action Plan and the progress report to Cabinet in July. All agencies are engaged except for the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and we are…
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Preliminary DPA AGM 2019 notice

This is to give you advance notice that the Disabled Persons Assembly Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held on: Date: Saturday November 30 Place: Wellington (venue to be confirmed) We are currently looking at technology solutions to enable regions to connect in virtually to the physical…
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Press Release: Spaces of Belonging report launch

Understanding why and where disabled people feel they belong and don’t belong is the focus of a joint Spaces of Belonging research report launched tonight by the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA), Imagine Better, and the University of Waikato. Previous research on disabled people’s…
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Membership Renewals

Current DPA memberships are due to expire on June 30. We value the continued support of our members - support that enables us to engage with the disability community, to listen to the views of disabled people, and articulate these as we work with decision makers. To renew your membership, please…
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DPA Dunedin Notable newsletter April/May 2019

President’s and Kaituitui’s Report Kia ora DPA Dunedin members and supporters, Paula and I are writing a joint column this month to mark the terrible terrorist attacks against the two mosques in Christchurch. Firstly, we wish on behalf of DPA Dunedin to extend to the local,…
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Christchurch positions available

Do you enjoy working with people?    Do you have strong organizational and administration skills?    Are you passionate about ensuring the voices of people with disabilities are heard in your community?    DPA Christchurch currently have two positions available: …
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Accessible Transport Survey

An Auckland group are looking to develop an app that helps wheelchair users to get around the city easily. They are looking for feedback from wheelchair users on the difficulties they face and other difficulties that might not be obvious to those who don't use wheelchairs. They have asked us…
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