COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

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16 December 2019

By Te Pou

Human rights in the spotlight at Disability Rights Forum

The Te Pou disability workforce development team was proud to host a one-day forum on 6 December for people interested in understanding and promoting disabled people’s rights.

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27 September 2019

By Susan Sherrard

Proud to be disabled

Susan Sherrard reflects on Disability Pride Week 2019.

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3 December 2018

By Susan Sherrard

Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

Susan Sherrard reflects as we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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30 November 2017

By Manase Lua

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being celebrated and recognised around the world on 3 December with the theme “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.

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11 July 2017

By Manase Lua

Students encouraged to consider a career in the disability sector

On 23 June, fifty year 12 and 13 students from six South Auckland secondary schools spent the day learning about the types of roles and unique benefits of working in the disability sector. The event was held in partnership with Careers New Zealand and Spectrum Care and aimed to encourage young people to consider a career in the health and disability sector.

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15 May 2017

By Synthia Dash

Summary of funded disability workforce grants for March 2017 grant round

A summary of the funding allocated in the March 2017 grant round for the Consumer Leadership Development Grant and the Workforce Development Grant. The next funding round is in September.

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