Disability workforce

Te Pou is a hub of workforce and leadership development for the disability workforce in New Zealand.

Autism workforce development

Supporting and developing the disability workforce so it has the capability, responsiveness and specialist skills to meet the needs of people with ASD and their families and whānau.


Te Pou is a hub of workforce and leadership development for disabled people, whānau and the disability workforce.

Disability grants

Grant funding is available for disabled people, family/whānau and disability services to take part in skill and leadership development activities.

Diversity and inclusion in the workforce

Building a more diverse and inclusive disability workforce.

Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou

An education programme on human rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Let's get real: Disability

Let's get real: Disability is a framework that describes the essential attitudes, values, skills and knowledge needed by anyone working alongside disabled people and whānau, to assist in people attaining their aspirations.

Physical health of disabled people

Disabled people often have poorer health compared to non-disabled people.

Supporting effective training

Research shows that people can be supported to access and stick with training when the right elements are in place.

The employment of disabled people

Disabled people make great employees, particularly in disability support services.

Disability training directory

Find workforce and leadership training, or promote your training to the sector.