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IHC Calls On Government To Abandon Force In Schools

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 3:38 pm | IHC

IHC is calling on the Government to heed the wave of anti-brutality sentiment sweeping the world, and move away from the use of force and restraint in schools. The Education and Training Bill, currently before the Committee of the whole House, includes clause ... More >>

IHC Welcomes Health System Review

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 4:14 pm | IHC

IHC has welcomed the Health and Disability System Review, and its commitment to a better future for New Zealanders with intellectual disability. IHC Director of Advocacy Trish Grant said she was pleased to see an acknowledgment in the report ... More >>

IHC Calls On Release Of Health And System Disability Review In Critical Time

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 7:23 pm | IHC

IHC New Zealand is putting its support behind the call for the release of the Health and Disability System Review as soon as possible, to ensure the innovative response to health and disability support needs during the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t lost. ... More >>

Fresh Thinking From IHC During Covid-19

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 9:18 am | IHC

The IHC Group is thinking outside the square to support people during the Covid-19 lockdown. “The current situation is upsetting and inconvenient for most people – imagine what it’s like for people with an intellectual disability and their ... More >>

IHC Launches COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 10:50 am | IHC

IHC has launched an emergency appeal to help families in lockdown support children and adults with intellectual disabilities. IHC General Manager Janine Stewart says the organisation is responding to exceptional circumstances by asking New Zealanders ... More >>

Top Marks for Tomorrow's Schools Review

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 5:08 pm | IHC

IHC has given the Government’s review of Tomorrow’s Schools an A minus grade. More >>

WORLD shares 30th Birthday love with IHC

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:24 am | IHC

Dame Denise L’Estrange-Corbet (WORLD Co-founder) has been involved with the IHC Art Awards since 2009 and became IHC Art Awards Ambassador in 2017. More >>

Michael Nathan wins 2019 IHC Art Awards

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 7:49 pm | IHC

An intricately detailed drawing by Auckland artist Michael Nathan has won the 2019 IHC Art Awards and $5,000. More >>

IHC hopes for sheep farmers' support

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:25 am | IHC

This spring, IHC is launching its new Lamb Programme, urging sheep farmers to join with dairy farmers to support people with intellectual disabilities and their families in rural communities. More >>

IHC: Calling on Govt to put words into action

Friday, 26 July 2019, 1:45 pm | IHC

IHC is pleased the Government is listening to the voices of disabled students and their families on the barriers they currently face at school. More >>

IHC celebrates recognition in Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 3 June 2019, 9:57 am | IHC

IHC is delighted that the significant contributions of Donald Thompson, Jan Dowland and Sir Paul Adams have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. More >>

Budget sets overdue pathway for intellectual disabilities

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:30 pm | IHC

Budget sets overdue wellbeing pathway for people with intellectual disabilities More >>

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 >>