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December 10 - Blog

Although there has been much talk of social inclusion for disabled people over the past 20 years, the reality is that much remains to be done before we see disabled...

December 3 - Blog

I have this week had the opportunity of both meeting with families who are struggling deeply with the challenges presented to them as a result of their disabled child not...

November 23 - Blog

Blog – November 23rdWhile this would not be a surprise to any of us, life can be tough and can deal some very heavy blows to people’s lives.In many instances...

November 16 - Blog

Blog – Nov 16th.I was wondering this week about the question of “what is a good life?”When I think about what makes my life good it is family, friends, a...

My own home

My own home – Del’s storyMy journey to wanting my life back started earlier this year but, my story started last year.

November 2nd - Blog

As we undertake what is now quickly becoming our day to day work we have the benefit of having the Enabling Good Lives principles as our guide for decision making.Two...

October 26th - Blog

In the first month of our work we have placed our focus on enabling disabled people and families to access the system and to begin our work of supporting people...

October 19th – Blog

We are now beginning to settle into at least a semblance of business as usual within the Connector/ Kaitūhono team.

Update from Directors

We have come to the end of our first week of Mana Whaikaha, which began with a wonderful launch in Palmerston North.

Moving out

Now, at the end of our second week we are privileged to have been able to successfully test the system.Today one of the first people that Mana Whaikaha has had...