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NZSL Fund applications closed

Applications are open for grants from the NZSL Fund between $5,000 to $80,000 (excluding GST) for one year. The theme for this round of funding is 'Strengthening NZSL in the home and Deaf community'.
Sector news

ODI December newsletter

See the latest newsletter from the Office for Disability Issues to hear a message from the Minister, learn about the new website, read the Minister's annual report on the 2001 Strategy, learn about the Disability Confident campaign and more...
ODI news

Read the new Disability Strategy

You can read the revised New Zealand Disability Strategy 2016-2026 in a range of accessible formats. These are: standard print, large print, EasyRead, New Zealand Sign Language, audio and Braille. Find out more.
ODI news

ODI media release - 29 November 2016

All Kiwis have a role to play in making New Zealand a non-disabling society for the one in four New Zealanders with an impairment, says the Office for Disability Issues.
Media release

Minister holding open forum - 15 December 2016

The Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Nicky Wagner, is holding an open forum on Thursday 15 December 2016 at 9.30am to 11.30am at the Ministry for Social Development, Aurora Centre, 56 The Terrace, Wellington.

Promoting choice and control

Find out about the work that the Office for Disability Issues has been leading to promote disabled people having more choice and control over their lives, so they are better able to make decisions and experience self-determination
ODI projects
Choice & control

Update on the Disability Survey

An update is available on what's happening with the Disability Survey, why its frequency has changed, and what is happening next.
ODI news

NZSL Assessment Toolkit - 2 September 2016

Kelston Deaf Education Centre and van Asch Deaf Education Centre successfully applied for funding from the NZSL Board to create an NZSL Assessment Toolkit for three to 11-year-old learners.