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Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister's Commitment

Media Release: Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister’s commitment to improving access to work - 17th November.

The Access Alliance welcomes Disability Minister Carmel Sepuloni’s commitment to increasing access for New Zealanders with a disability.

The Minister was responding to a discussion paper from the Maxim Institute that more needs to be done to remove the barriers for people with disability gaining meaningful employment*.


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UMR Polling Shows 80% of New Zealanders support minimum standards for disability access.

Media Release- Embargoed until: 9am Tuesday 5th September

A national poll conducted by UMR commissioned and released today by the Access Alliance shows the vast majority of New Zealanders want action on improving accessibility for people with disabilities.

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Prominent international disability advocate to visit New Zealand

Media Advisory: Prominent international disability advocate David Lepofsky to visit New Zealand - 01 September 2017

The Blind Foundation is proud to bring renowned disability rights campaigner David Lepofsky to New Zealand to speak on behalf of The Access Alliance Access Matters campaign on the need for Parliament to pass Accessibility Legislation.

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Access Alliance launches Open Letter to Parliamentary Party Leaders

Media Release: Disabled advocates speak in support of open letter 

Advocates with a range of disabilities have come together to launch an Open Letter today calling on all parliamentary parties to commit to introducing much needed accessibility legislation.

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Access Alliance launch- February 2017

Media Release 
28 February 2017

Accessibility legislation for disabled people would boost New Zealand’s economy by $862 million

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