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Promoting the Effective Engagement of Disabled People in Policy Development and Service Design

The Minister of Disability Issues has proactively released three documents detailing an Oral Cabinet Item. Dr Jonathan Godfrey as President of Blind Citizens along with the Social Investment Agency presented information on how disabled people had been engaged in consultation and the provision of advice to the Social Investment Agency in policy development. This was…
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May 24, 2019 0

Free mental health services for young people are being rolled out across Wellington

Free mental health services for young people are being rolled out across Wellington, as the Government eyes services for the rest of the country. The pilot programme named Piki supports 18 to 25-year-olds with mild to moderate mental health needs, and gives access to counselling and mental health support. “I’m chuffed we are rolling this programme…
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May 24, 2019 0

Member networking lunches a success!

Inclusive NZ has traveled around NZ to host networking lunches for our members. We had a great turn out and it was great to see our members connecting. There were lots of discussions about MSD contracts, Workplace development and training, regional forums, submissions and much more! We would like to thank all of our members…
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May 23, 2019 0

Inclusive NZ welcomes Interim Chief Executive   Following the resignation, late last year, of Michael White, Inclusive NZ is very pleased to announce the appointment of our interim chief executive Gordon Pryde! Gordon will be taking up the role on 26th February 2019. The Inclusive NZ board is looking forward to working alongside Gordon as…
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February 18, 2019 0

Training fund update

Inclusive NZ administers the Training and Workforce Development Fund, on behalf of the Ministry of Social Development.  The Fund enables staff members from MSD funded employment, participation and inclusion services to apply for funding to undertake training. To date, sixteen rounds of the Fund have been completed. Funding for Round 17 will become available in…
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February 1, 2019 0