The Belongong Continuum. A red line trends upwards with the words Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (circled) at equal intervals along it. The Accessibility Tick logo is in the bottom right.

When disabled and neurodiverse people truly belong, everyone benefits

By Phil Turner Where does your organisation sit in relation to disability and neurodiversity on the above Belonging Continuum? At the Accessibility Tick and New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network we work with organisations on their disability and neurodiversity inclusion. But…

NZDEN Letter to the Minister re Disability Systems Transformation and Accessibility Legislation

Today the New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network (NZDEN) wrote to Hon. Minister Sepuloni as Minister of Disability Issues congratulating her on the recent announcements for Disability Systems Transformation and the planned accessibility legislation. The NZDEN is largely supportive of the…

NZ Disability Employers Network (NZDEN) Meeting – 23rd November 2020

Guest speakers for our last NZDEN meeting of 2020 are:
Tania Reed – Vulnerable Customer Programme Lead at Westpac New Zealand; Dr Chandra Harrison – Managing Director at Access Advisors;
Vivian Naylor – Barrier Free Advisor and Educator at CCS Disability Action
built environment accessibility; Sharleen Tongalea – Regional Disability Leadership Coordinator at CCS Disability Action.
Powerco's Emma Bennett giving thumbs up next to their Accessibility Tick certificate with words Congratulations Powerco

Thumbs up to Powerco

Congratulations to Powerco, who have recently achieved the Accessibility Tick reflecting their focus and commitment to disability inclusion. Emma Bennett, Group HR Manager says it’s confirmation Powerco is on the right track. “We’re committed to offering an equitable and accessible…