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21 April 2016

By Te Pou

Disabled people and family/whānau learn more about their rights

A series of free workshops around New Zealand have helped disabled people and their family/whānau learn more about their rights and relevant laws and legislation.

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21 April 2016

By Te Pou

Choosing the right people to provide the right disability support

More disabled people are now employing their own support workers. To support disabled people to choose the right people for the right jobs, NZCare Disability organised recruitment training for a group of disabled people.

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10 December 2015

8 October 2015

By Te Pou

Leaders for the people

Enthusiastic participants of a “Leadership course for Emerging Leaders” have re-named the programme “Leaders for the People”.

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5 May 2015

By Te Pou

Te Pou grant recipient Michael Pulis wins speech award

With the support of Shellie Goldsmith from Pou Whakaaro Community Services, Michael applied for a consumer leadership development grant from Te Pou. The grant allowed Michael and his mum to fly to Wellington so he could speak at the Rotary Best Speaker awards.

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30 September 2014

Parents advocate for their children by telling their stories

Parents of disabled children have been supported to share their experiences through stories, thanks to Te Whanau Kotahi Community Trust.

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