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Urgent Action Need on Accessible Housing

Monday, 18 August 2014, 12:26 pm | CCS Disability Action

New Zealand’s housing stock will become a liability for future generations without urgent leadership from government, says CCS Disability Action. More >>

Who Will Take up the Mantle of Access Champion?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:43 am | CCS Disability Action

With the current Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Tariana Turia retiring, community organisation CCS Disability Action questions who will be the next access champion in Government? CCS Disability Action, Chief Executive, David Matthews said Hon Tariana ... More >>

Schools Still Failing Disabled Students

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:23 am | CCS Disability Action

Community organisation CCS Disability Action has said that more needs to be done to ensure schools are inclusive of students with disabilities. More >>

Wake-up Call for New Zealanders

Friday, 4 July 2014, 3:03 pm | CCS Disability Action

Comments made by the outgoing Australian Disability Commissioner, Graeme Innes, should be a wake-up call for New Zealanders that there are still serious barriers faced by disabled job seekers both here and overseas. More >>

CCS Disability Action Helps Parents Get in the Know

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:30 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action Helps Parents Get in the Know Support and advocacy agency CCS Disability Action invites parents, caregivers and whānau of young children with a disability for a ‘cuppa and a conversation’ about services available in the ... More >>

Proposed Access Exemption Nightmare For All

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 11:40 am | CCS Disability Action

One of New Zealand’s leading providers of disability services, CCS Disability Action, warned today that the proposed access exemption in the new earthquake strengthening law is a mistake that will cause headaches for building owners, councils and people ... More >>

Proposed Access Exemption A Nightmare

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 8:57 am | CCS Disability Action

One of New Zealand’s leading providers of disability services, CCS Disability Action, warned today that the proposed access exemption in the new earthquake strengthening law is a mistake that will cause headaches for building owners, councils and people ... More >>

Resource helps young people engage with disability issues

Monday, 10 March 2014, 3:01 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action Canterbury West Coast will enable children and young people to engage with disability issues using the UNICEF resource ‘It’s About Ability’, which introduces participants to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons ... More >>

Applications For Jubilee Trust Sought

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12:44 pm | CCS Disability Action

The Jubilee Trust, a funding body which supports people with a physical disability, is seeking applications for its General Grants, Education Grants and Educational Scholarships. The trust operates in Northland, Auckland and the Eastern Bay of Plenty ... More >>

CCS Disability Action Event Marks International Human Rights

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 7:13 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action marked the International Day of Persons with a Disability with a crowd pleasing showcase of artistic talent. Disabled performers held court at Westfield Manukau City from 10am until 3pm with Mayor Len Brown officially opening the event ... More >>

Security Screening Should Be Extended to Vulnerable Adults

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 4:36 pm | CCS Disability Action

Proposed compulsory security screening of people working with children should be extended to those working with vulnerable adults, says one of New Zealand’s leading disability service organisations. More >>

Disabled People Discriminated Against In Employment

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 9:33 am | CCS Disability Action

One of New Zealand’s leading disability services provider today urged the Government to help end the discrimination of disabled people in employment. CCS Disability Action said there was clear evidence of discrimination against disabled people in access ... More >>

Housing NZ may miss opportunity to plan for the future

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 9:17 am | CCS Disability Action

The Government’s $2.9 billion investment in new housing ignores the needs of New Zealanders with disabilities, says a leading disability organisation. More >>

Decreased Support Available for Disabled Adults And Children

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 8:57 am | CCS Disability Action

In the midst of more welfare reforms, one of New Zealand’s leading disability services providers is concerned about the significant drop in the number of Disability Allowances and Child Disability Allowances being granted. The latest statistical report from ... More >>

CCS Disability Action Pleased with Expansion of Service

Friday, 24 May 2013, 9:17 am | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action is pleased that an extra 110 students will now have access to the Intensive Wrap-Around Service. More >>

Hui for Northland Māori with a disability

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 12:11 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action’s Northern Region is running two community hui for Māori with a disability to provide a forum for voices that are often marginalised. It’s hoped that the hui, dubbed Karanga Maha, Many Voices, will attract Māori from iwi ... More >>

Hui Opportunity For Maori With Disability To Have Their Say

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 2:35 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action’s Northern Region is running a series of community hui for Māori with a disability to provide a platform for voices that are often marginalised. It’s hoped that the hui, dubbed Karanga Maha, Many Voices, will attract Māori ... More >>

Hui an opportunity for Maori with a disability to have a say

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 2:26 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action’s Northern Region is running a series of community hui for Māori with a disability to provide a platform for voices that are often marginalised. It’s hoped that the hui, dubbed Karanga Maha, Many Voices, will attract Māori ... More >>

Housing Forum

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 4:49 pm | CCS Disability Action

CCS Disability Action’s Northern Region is putting affordable, accessible housing onto the public agenda at a Housing Forum to be held on Thursday 21 March in Royal Oak. The free event will bring together speakers from the award winning Whangarei ... More >>

Census Risks Under-Reporting Number Of Disabled People

Saturday, 2 March 2013, 2:24 pm | CCS Disability Action

One of New Zealand’s leading disability service and advocacy organisations is calling on disabled people to take part in this month’s Census on-line amid concerns the number of disabled people may be under-reported. More >>

 

 

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