Supporting Organisations

Statement of support and commitment

We support the Access Alliance in the call for robust and enforceable accessibility legislation in New Zealand. We believe all New Zealanders should be able to fully participate, engage with, work for, and use the services of our organisations irrespective of any access needs.

We acknowledge that we also need to engage with people with disabilities to make our organisations and services accessible. We commit to initiating or continuing this conversation.

Together, we can create an accessible and inclusive country where people with disabilities or access needs can thrive as citizens and community members.

We are grateful for the support of the following organisations:

Albinism Trust Logo
Albinism NZ is the national consumer peer support organisation for people with Albinism. We are a consumer group in collaboration with the Blind Foundation and Blindness Sector Forum.
Alzheimers Nz Logo
Alzheimers NZ represents people affected by dementia at a national level by raising awareness, providing information, advocacy and promoting research
Arthritis New Zealand Logo
Arthritis New Zealand aims to improve the life of every person affected by arthritis.
Arts Access Aotearoa Logo
Arts Access Aotearoa is the key organisation in New Zealand advocating for people who face barriers to participate in the arts, as both creators and audiences.
Aspiehelp - The Aspire Trust Logo
Aspiehelp/The Aspire Trust (inc) is a peer support service for adults affected by Asperger Syndrome.
Aspire - Community Support Logo
Aspire - Community Support is all about people. We want to provide you with disability support that meets your needs - whatever they may be
Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust Logo
We provide service dogs for people with disabilities, some being children with autism, cerebral palsy, degenerative disorders resulting in wheel chair use, and adults with diabetes, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Epilepsy.
Business and Professional Women New Zealand Logo
BPW NZ is a leading organisation advocating for a just and equal status for women in all levels and areas of society where decisions are taken in true partnership with men, based on mutual respect, for a more balanced and peaceful world.
Community Connections Supported Living Trust Logo
A community based disability service offering a Supported Living service with some Residential Services.
Continence NZ Logo
Continence NZ is a multi-disciplinary body that actively facilitates continence promotion throughout New Zealand.
Dementia New Zealand Logo
We support the delivery of quality community dementia services, raise awareness, and build capability throughout our sector.
Disability Information Service Inc Logo
DIS provides disability information and advice, resources and assistive technology to the people of Otago.
Enrich+ Logo
Supporting people with autism and any disability since 1990 to have ‘a life like any other’ by providing support to be employed or live independently, coaching and mentoring services, day services and social development groups for those on the autism spectrum.
Grey Power New Zealand Federation Inc Logo
Grey Power is an advocacy organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.
Halberg Foundation Logo
Sir Murray Halberg's charity which aims to enhance the lives of physically disabled New Zealanders through sport.
ImagineBetter! Logo
ImagineBetter! offers people with disabilities, their families and whanau: tools, support, and information that helps with advocacy for their rights and getting a good life.
Inclusive Te Kete Ipurangi Logo
Inclusive Te Kete Ipurangi provides New Zealand educators with practical strategies, suggestions and resources to support the diverse needs of all learners.
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Canterbury Logo
We provide professional support and services for people with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's in Canterbury.
New Zealand Disability Support Network Logo
Leading and influencing change that supports inclusive lives.
New Zealand Speech-language Therapists' Association Logo
We are the professional association for speech-language therapists across Aotearoa New Zealand.
NZ. VIEW Logo
We are a support group for women who are blind or have low vision. We are one of the consumer organizations that form the Blind Sector Forum. We plan to actively support the Access Matters Campaign by visiting our local Members of Parliament.
Pacific Women's Watch New Zealand Logo
To ensure that women in all countries of the Pacific sub-region co-ordinate in solidarity of purpose to promote the advancement of all women.
Parent to Parent Logo
Parent to Parent is an organisation offering families raising children with disabilities free information on more than 3600 conditions and support.
SAMS (Standards and Monitoring Services) Logo
SAMS Vision: A Self-determining and Mana-enhancing Society.
The Epilepsy Waikato Charitable Trust (EWCT) Logo
The Epilepsy Waikato Charitable Trust (EWCT) is an independent, regional epilepsy provider based in Hamilton.
YMCA Logo
YMCA Auckland is a not for profit organisation, committed to strengthening families and youth development.