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Inclusive NZ update

As a supporter of Inclusive NZ, you will be aware that for the last five years or so our revenue streams have become more constricted, and our ability to function effectively as an organisation impaired as a result.  Much of your feedback during our roadshows in May reflected confusion around what Inclusive NZ was actually…
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September 10, 2019 0

Register now!

Opportunity Knocks Inclusive NZ National Forum – August 2019 We would like to formally invite you to attend our 2019 National Forum this August. Opportunity Knocks will discover pathways for supporting and increasing employment for those with disabilities.  With the continuous changes in our sector, the forum will also focus on communicating important information and, of course,…
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June 27, 2019 0

Inclusive NZ National Forum

Opportunity Knocks We are excited to announce and invite you to our upcoming National Forum, held in Wellington this August! The Forum, Opportunity Knocks, will consist of a variety of topics related to the sector as well as focusing on employment support and increasing employment for people with disabilities. Save the date! Wednesday 14th August Wellington Venue to be confirmed…
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June 10, 2019 0

Downlights Luxury Candles!

Downlights is a New Zealand owned and operated fragranced soy-candle company that manufactures luxury candles using traditional artisanal techniques. As social entrepreneurs, our candles are lovingly hand poured and the entire manufacturing process supports the development of a variety of workplace skills for people with Downs Syndrome. We currently stock a lovely range of candles…
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May 31, 2019 0

Government’s 2019 Well-Being Budget.

There will be $6.48 million investment over four years into the work of the Office for Disability Issues, funding to support the work of the Disabled Peoples Organisation’s (DPO) Coalition, and funding for the New Zealand Sign Language Board and Strategy. The disability sector benefits from strong advocacy within government through the  Office for Disability…
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May 31, 2019 0