Let us share stories from the families we support and articles from opinion columnists who are thought leaders and advocates in New Zealand's disability sector - people with and without disabilities including Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni and Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero.

September 20, 2020
AGM Board Vote

National Board Vacancies

Notice is hereby given calling for the following Nominations:  There are two National Board vacancies.  Current Board members Andrea Lee and Sarah Verran have completed their […]
July 3, 2020

MOH announcement: Extending flexibility for IF

The Ministry of Health – Manatū Hauora are extending the flexibility for Individualised Funding that was introduced during COVID-19 until 30 September 2020. Letter received from Deputy Director […]
July 1, 2020

Responding to neurodiversity

The Ministry of Education shares their findings in a report on how to better support neurodiverse students in their learning. They are now requesting input from […]
June 24, 2020

National networks call for ‘disability’ recommendations to be ignored by Government

The Family Leadership Alliance (FLA) is a collaboration between Parent to Parent New Zealand, Imagine Better and SAMS. Below is a media release from the FLA […]
June 22, 2020

Māreikura Wahine Toa – Wonder Woman

Kia ora e te whānau, my name is Ash Highnam and I am the creator and facilitator of the Māreikura Wahine Toa Workshop with Parent to […]
March 3, 2020
Andrew standing by the photocopier

Andrew is awesome!

Hi, my name is Andrew Oswin and I work part-time for Parent to Parent Greater Canterbury, which is located at the Christchurch Community House. I have […]
January 31, 2020

The joy of music

December 10, 2019

Swimming for Special Olympics

Parent to Parent Coastal Bay of Plenty regional coordinator Jane Ford is a volunteer swim trainer with Special Olympics Tauranga and has 26 years experience in […]
October 31, 2019

One of our own takes Boccia team to nationals

Our Support Parent and Volunteer Coordinator Carol Armstrong recently took the Waikato Boccia team to the New Zealand National Boccia Championships held in Wellington. Carol shares […]
September 3, 2019
Two students holding I Go To The Toilet book

Sister creates toileting book for autistic brother

Northland high school student Mya Kereopa saw a need for high-quality learning resources inspired by her little brother Zane, who has autism and an intellectual disability. […]
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