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'Broken' System Leaves Disabled Students Without Support

Friday, 1 April 2022, 1:31 pm | IHC New Zealand

Ninety-nine percent of educational professionals are calling for a complete overhaul of the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS), which provides support for high needs students who require specialist support in the classroom. IHC New Zealand has surveyed almost ... More >>

IHC Art Awards 2021: Winners Announced

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 6:33 am | IHC New Zealand

Dannilee Kokiri from Lower Hutt has won the IHC Art Awards for 2021 and a $5,000 prize. Dannilee’s ‘The Chakra Forest’ was judged number one out of nearly 400 entries from artists with intellectual disabilities. Fifteen-year-old Lily Reardon ... More >>

IHC Celebrates Life Members’ Decades Of Service In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Monday, 1 June 2020, 4:26 pm | IHC New Zealand

IHC New Zealand is delighted to see the well-deserved recognition of Maureen Wood (MNZM) and Neil Taylor (QSM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. “Both Maureen and Neil have made an extraordinary contribution over nearly a century between ... More >>

Failure to invest in disabled people

Monday, 18 November 2019, 12:51 pm | IHC New Zealand

People with intellectual disabilities and their families are struggling to access support more than ever before, as the disability sector faces a now $574 million annual funding shortfall, says IHC. More >>

Independent living for people with intellectual disabilities

Friday, 26 October 2018, 10:05 am | IHC New Zealand

New research has highlighted what kind of support people with intellectual disabilities consider important to live independently in the community. More >>

Becky Donovan wins IHC Art Awards 2018

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:28 am | IHC New Zealand

An intricately detailed drawing by Dunedin artist Becky Donovan has won the 2018 IHC Art Awards and $5000. More >>

IHC Art Awards: Charlize Wilson is the People’s Choice

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 5:24 pm | IHC New Zealand

Manukau City artist Charlize Wilson has won the 2018 IHC Art Awards People’s Choice Award for her work, Looking Out from the Inside. More >>

IHC Volunteer Programme celebrated

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 5:03 pm | IHC New Zealand

We are delighted that the IHC Volunteer Programme has been named a winner at this year’s Minister of Health Volunteer Awards. Yesterday the programme was chosen as the joint winner of the "Community or NGO Health Service Volunteer Team Award”. More >>

'Too many gaps' across mental health system

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 9:39 am | IHC New Zealand

IHC is calling on the Government to take into account the rights, needs and circumstances of people with intellectual disabilities when addressing the factors that can lead to poor mental health and abuse. More >>

IHC encouraged by Minister's commitment

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4:45 pm | IHC New Zealand

IHC is encouraged by the Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Carmel Sepuloni’s resolve to lift people with disabilities out of poverty. More >>

Harry is a prince among bull calves

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 4:56 pm | IHC New Zealand

Winning IHC calf Harry (214kg) with Lachlan Bishop, 17, Mason Rae, 17 and Sam Wiltshire, 22. More >>

Home Support transfer to ensure uninterrupted services

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 3:37 pm | IHC New Zealand

IHC is pleased to announce quality home support services for people will continue uninterrupted. More >>

Minister is either unfairly criticising or is misinformed

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 12:55 pm | IHC New Zealand

The Minister has announced today that Explore will pick up the Autism family education and therapy programmes IDEA Services has operated at a loss for the last three years. More >>

IDEA Services – new providers likely

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:00 pm | IHC New Zealand

IDEA Services is pleased to announce that it is in talks with two well regarded disability support service providers around Home Support and Facility-Based Respite. More >>