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Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister’s commitment

Friday, 17 November 2017, 6:14 pm | Access Alliance

The Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister Carmel Sepuloni’s commitment to increasing access for New Zealanders with a disability. More >>

Keeping Accessibility on The Agenda

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:26 am | Access Alliance

From my last email at that crucial time ahead of the election, we needed a big response to make sure all political parties knew that accessibility legislation mattered to voters. Hundreds of you responded and contacted your local candidates to tell them ... More >>

80% of kiwis support minimum standards for disability access

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9:24 am | Access Alliance

A national poll conducted by UMR commissioned and released today by the Access Alliance shows the vast majority of New Zealanders want action on improving accessibility for people with disabilities. More >>

Prominent international disability advocate to visit NZ

Friday, 1 September 2017, 4:12 pm | Access Alliance

The Blind Foundation is proud to bring renowned disability rights campaigner David Lepofsky to New Zealand to speak on behalf of The Access Alliance Access Matters campaign on the need for Parliament to pass Accessibility Legislation. More >>

Disabled advocates speak in support of open letter

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:10 am | Access Alliance

Advocates with a range of disabilities have come together to launch an Open Letter today calling on all parliamentary parties to commit to introducing much needed accessibility legislation. More >>

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:08 pm | Access Alliance

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day Join the Access Matters Campaign We know that access matters for many disabled people because too many encounter problems doing every day activities and being able to live your lives like everyone else. ... More >>

Accessibility legislation would boost NZ’s economy

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:16 am | Access Alliance

In an unprecedented move, a diverse range of disability groups have come together to issue a call for legislation that would enable people with disabilities to more actively participate in society. The newly created Access Alliance is calling on ... More >>


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