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We are the focal point in government on disability issues. We are working toward a vision of New Zealand being a non-disabling society - a place where disabled people have an equal opportunity to achieve their goals and aspirations.

ODI January 2017 newsletter

Read the latest ODI newsletter to find out about the next steps for making the new Disability Strategy work, the Director heading to a new role at WHO, the appointment of an Acting Director and other topical news.
ODI news

Minister's Forum - Questions and Answers

The Minister for Disability Issues hosted a forum in Wellington on 15 December 2016. On this page you can find answers to some of the questions asked at the forum and additional information.
Sector news

These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.