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Education for all – Open Letter

Dear Minister Parata The Education for All network is made up of disabled people, families, educators and service providers.  We are disappointed and frustrated at the continued lack of commitment to ensuring that disabled people have access to a properly resourced and inclusive education. We have had countless reviews, consultation and inquiries into ‘special education’ for many years and yet […]

DTS EPIC Pathways

As the saying goes; change brings opportunity, and DTS EPIC Pathways, is not one to turn down an opportunity to make a change for good. That is why, just shy of a year ago, the Napier based organisation decided to change their name from Disability Training Services to DTS EPIC Pathways, to better reflect who they are – now. “To […]


Andrew’s Story

University may not be for everyone, but for first year student Andrew Fisher, it is exactly where he wants to be. Now immersing himself into his second paper, which will go towards a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology, it has been a long journey to get there which has involved a lot of planning, grit and determination on Andrew’s […]

Pou Whakaaro Community Hub

Pou Whakaaro – Collaboration creates new community hub

Creating a multi-purpose Community Hub in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is one step closer thanks to a design collaboration between Pou Whakaaro and the Unitec School of Architecture. Through the collaboration a detailed plan of the project has been designed and released with three potential sites being put forth in the proposal. Potential services that will be offered through […]