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Government needs to make family carers’ payments simple and sensible

by Editor

The Court of Appeal has just released a decision that family carers of disabled people are not employees of Whaikaha, the Ministry of Disabled People. While it is good to…

Changes to Disability Funding

Thank you so much for your responses to our survey! We are very grateful that so many of you took the time to share your experiences. To read responses, collated…

Richard Terrill on Loneliness 

New Zealand Air Force veteran and RSA representative for Let’s End Loneliness, Richard Terrill, says that the profound loneliness he felt when he was a young man and away from…

Carers NZ around the motu

Carers NZ will be talking to carers around Aotearoa New Zealand in the coming months. It will be nice to see each other in person for sharing, connection, nibbles and…

New Wellbeing Content Series with Auckland inclusive stylist Mo Doy

Check out our wellbeing content series with Auckland inclusive stylist Mo Doy! If you’re a busy family carer, her advice can help you look and feel good every day. Join…

HELP AND ADVICE for extreme weather events

Recent floods and cyclones have shown us how vulnerable we can be in periods of extreme weather. Here’s some info on who to contact in case of extreme weather events:…

Infometrics Report – Economic Contribution of Caregiving November 2022

The economic contribution and sacrifices of unpaid family, whānau and aiga carers in New Zealand for Alzheimers NZ, Carers NZ, the Carers Alliance, IHC and the Ministry of Social Development.…