Come and celebrate! On Wednesday 28 November Wellington is hosting a Disability Pride Rally: Claiming Our Place at Toi Whakaari, 11 Hutchinson Street, Newtown, from 12.30pm to 2pm. Keep Reading
Above: Team work, fun and new skills is what the tape art workshop brought to Disability Pride Week 2017. New Zealand tape artists Erica Duthie and Struan Ashby worked with disabled artists to create murals depicting the artists’ interpretation of Disability Pride.
Our vision is for Aotearoa New Zealand to be a place where we as disabled people feel proud of ourselves and our country; where disability is seen as part of the social and cultural landscape.
Disability Pride Week is a national event that
Disabled people make up 25 percent (1.1 million) of the New Zealand population. "We are New Zealand’s largest minority group and its time to claim our place in society – one where we are included, visible and valued," says Nick Ruane, event co-convenor with Rachel Noble.
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In two videos, Robert Martin gets behind Disability Pride Week in New Zealand and calls for everyone to do the same. Keep Reading
Let's keep the momentum going and get involved in Disability Pride Week 2018, on from Monday 26 November to Monday 3 December 2018. Keep Reading
Today was a significant day for the disability community. For over a year now, the Access Matters campaign, led by a group of twelve disability organisations called the Access Alliance, have been calling for accessibility legislation at the heart of a more inclusive Aotearoa. Keep Reading