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WORLD shares 30th Birthday love with IHC

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 2:10 pm | IHC

IHC is delighted that WORLD has chosen to support the IHC Art Awards with a special Limited Edition project as part of its 30th Birthday year celebration. More >>

IHC needs your calf

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:36 am | IHC

IHC is calling for people to donate their calves this year, after what was an incredibly challenging season for the rural sector because of Mycoplasma bovis. More >>

Planned funding cuts paint a grim picture for disabled care

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 11:49 am | IHC

Planned funding cuts paint a grim picture for disabled care Media release 21 April 2019 More >>

Law reform needed to ensure quality public education for all

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 2:33 pm | IHC

Thirty years ago, children with disabilities gained the right to attend their local school, but that right has far from guaranteed a fair deal in the classroom. More >>

'Leave no one behind' - Calling for inclusion this WDS day

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:47 am | IHC

'Leave no one behind' - Calling for inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day 2019 More >>

Te Matatini offers trip of a lifetime for Wairarapa group

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 2:28 pm | IHC

Their ultimate goal is to perform on the world’s biggest and most prestigious kapa haka stage. More >>

IHC: Fair pay for fair work welcomed

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 7:01 pm | IHC

IHC is delighted that the Government is looking into replacing the Minimum Wage Exemption (MWE) with a wage supplement to ensure people with disabilities are paid at least the minimum wage. More >>

Systemic effort needed to flip the script

Monday, 11 February 2019, 3:27 pm | IHC

People with intellectual disabilities continue to be left behind going into 2019, begging the question – how long do they and their families and whānau have to wait for longstanding and serious issues to be resolved? More >>

UN calls for action on rights of children with disabilities

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 9:17 am | IHC

IHC is pleased that the latest United Nations review tracking New Zealand’s progress on human rights has called for more action on the rights of children with disabilities. More >>

IHC: Time for a truly accessible New Zealand

Monday, 28 January 2019, 3:57 pm | IHC

IHC has welcomed the Government’s commitment to designing accessible public buildings for people with disabilities. More >>

Promising signs for IHC Calf and Rural Scheme target

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:04 pm | IHC

IHC is encouraged with the support received so far in this year’s Calf and Rural Scheme. More >>

IHC: Real work now begins on mental health reform

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:59 pm | IHC

IHC fully supports and welcomes the findings of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, and says now is the time to act so people with intellectual disabilities and their families have improved access to mental health support and ... More >>

IHC highlights long road ahead

Monday, 3 December 2018, 1:25 pm | IHC

IHC and Inclusion International are renewing their call to make inclusion a reality in all areas of society for people with intellectual disabilities. More >>

Inaugural kapa haka festival kicks off in Hamilton

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 10:22 am | IHC

On December 5, Te Anga Pāua o Āotearoa will host the inaugural National Kapa Haka Festival 2018 for people with intellectual disabilities. More >>

IHC welcomes support for Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:17 am | IHC

IHC welcomes the news that the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill has received unanimous support from the Social Service and Select Committee, with cross party support. More >>

Improved resources needed for diverse learners

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:21 pm | IHC

IHC has welcomed the government’s draft plan to provide individualised support for every child who needs it in the classroom, but cautions it will only succeed if the wider education system becomes more inclusive. More >>

Inclusion must begin with early education

Monday, 3 September 2018, 2:05 pm | IHC

IHC is calling on the Government to work more closely with the early childhood sector so that young children with disabilities aren’t waiting months for specialist help. More >>

M. bovis won’t stop IHC’s rural fundraising efforts

Friday, 27 July 2018, 1:36 pm | IHC

The rural community is rallying around IHC’s efforts to find alternative ways to raise a $1 million funding target without increasing the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis. More >>

IHC Calf and Rural Scheme 2018 announcement

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:33 am | IHC

Due to the very real risk of spreading the Mycoplasma bovis disease, IHC has decided for the first time in 33 years to suspend crucial aspects of its Calf and Rural Scheme. More >>

Learning support funding 'just tinkers around the edges'

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:50 pm | IHC

IHC is pleased learning support has received a funding boost in today’s education Budget, but says a complete rebuild is needed so that every child gets what they need to learn. More >>

 

 

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