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Mask Exemption Pass

People who have genuine reasons for not being able to wear a face mask can now access a personalised Mask Exemption Pass. You can show the card to transport operators,…

David’s Story

“I thought four attempts for a second jab might be some sort of record but apparently not! There are others struggling for various reasons,” says David Sellars of his 22…

Lucas’s Story

“I asked my doctor if it was okay for me to take the Covid vaccine,” says Lucas*, a 42-year-old with cancer-related disabilities. “He’s the person I trust most when it…

Mental Health Support

If you live in Aotearoa New Zealand and you or someone you know is talking about suicide, is unsafe or in an emergency situation, please call 111 now, or:  Go…

Right on the edge? Close to losing control?

by Tricia Hendry Steps to take when stress is extreme and you’re struggling to cope. The journey of family, whanau and aiga carers can be extraordinarily demanding. At times, strong…

The Covid Complication  – some tips and useful links

for a downloadable copy of this resource, click here by Tricia Hendry The COVID-19 pandemic has given family, whānau and aiga carers an extra obstacle to navigate around! There is…

Keeping safe through Covid-19

General guidelines  Vaccination Information about booking your vaccine. Masks Information on masks can be found here. PPE Guidance To keep you informed on current guidelines regarding gloves, masks, and other personal…

Abuse in Care Inquiry

The Royal Commission investigating historic abuse and neglect in state and faith-based care has been hearing from disabled people, and people within the sector about their experiences. The Commission is…