Parliamentary Champions for Accessibility Legislation

The Parliamentary Champions for Accessibility Legislation (PCAL) is a cross-party group of Parliamentarians committed to ensuring New Zealand has fit for purpose accessibility legislation.

Hon Ruth Dyson MP, Labour Party and Hon Maggie Barry MP, National Party Co-Chair the PCAL.

Chrissie Cowan, Chief Executive, Kāpo Māori Aotearoa New Zealand, is the Access Alliance Chair.

PCAL is committed to working with the Access Alliance to achieve our common goal of putting accessibility legislation at the heart of a more inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand.

To MPs wanting to find out more or join the Parliamentary Champions for Accessibility Legislation please email

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Poto Williams
Labour MP Christchurch East
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Shane Reti
MP for Whangarei New Zealand National Party
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Chloe Swarbrick
MP, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand
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Ruth Dyson
Labour MP Port Hills, PCAL co-chair
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Deborah Russell
Labour MP for New Lynn
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Maggie Barry
National MP North Shore, PCAL co-chair
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Jenny Marcroft
List MP Rodney District New Zealand First Party
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Liz Craig
List MP, New Zealand Labour Party
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Greg O'Connor
MP for Ōhāriu New Zealand Labour Party
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Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki
List MP based in Papakura, New Zealand Labour Party