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NZ's nomination to UN Committee potentially a world first

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 4:00 pm | People First

The Minister for Disability Issues Hon. Tariana Turia has announced that Robert Martin will be New Zealand’s candidate for the 2016 election of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Minister Turia presented New Zealand’s ... More >>

Disability Rights Group Celebrates 10 Years

Monday, 14 October 2013, 3:48 pm | People First

A New Zealand organisation that empowers people with intellectual disabilities to know their rights and speak up for them is coming of age. More >>

People First says, “Sort it out.”

Tuesday, 5 October 2010, 5:08 pm | People First

Members of People First New Zealand Inc., a national self advocacy organisation for people with intellectual disability are distressed and feeling uncertain about the future of their support services after today’s announcement of IHC being forced ... More >>

BSA Upholds Complaint Against Paul Henry

Monday, 12 July 2010, 12:03 pm | People First

People First New Zealand Inc. welcomes the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) decision that Television New Zealand (TVNZ) did not take enough action after Breakfast host Paul Henry used the ‘R’ word, giggled and made other discriminating remarks ... More >>

Jail is Right But Pay the Money Back Too

Monday, 29 March 2010, 4:46 pm | People First

People First New Zealand Inc, a national self advocacy organisation run by and for people with intellectual disability, is pleased with today’s outcome for the fraudster who stole $600,000 of money donated to people with intellectual disability. More >>

People With Disabilities Marching On Parliament

Wednesday, 5 September 2001, 1:11 pm | People First

People First will still be marching to Parliament on Friday, in spite of a recent announcement that Kimberley Institution is to close. People First is an international self advocacy organisation for people with intellectual disabilities with over 1600 ... More >>

Self advocacy group upset by Holmes programme

Thursday, 7 June 2001, 5:13 pm | People First

People with intellectual disabilities are upset by Wednesday night’s Holmes programme about the closure of Kimberley Centre. More >>

 

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