NZ Disability Employers’ Network (NZDEN) Meeting – Thursday 30th September 2021

Our September NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held via
Zoom Video Conference on Thursday 30th September from 10am – noon

Full agenda now available –

Our guest speakers are –

  • Nathaniel (Nat) Janke-Gilman, Meridian Energy
    Sharing some of the fantastic work happening at Meridian and how he created buy-in for disability inclusion from their Senior Leadership Team.
  • Stew Sexton, AbilityDis
    Stew has equipped many of our members accessibility champions/H&S professionals with the practical skills and knowledge to better understand their sites access barriers. Hear about one of our most popular trainings, ‘Accessibility Chamoion Training – The Physical Environment and other ways you can increase your organisations physical accessibility’

We are looking forward to engaging with you all along with this great line up of speakers.

Zoom link will be shared with members over email. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.

NZ Disability Employers Network (NZDEN) Meeting – Wednesday 12th May 2021

Our May NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held on Wednesday 12th May from 10am – noon

Hosted by: Taikura Trust, Level 1, 570 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Auckland and via video conference.

Zoom link will be shared via email for members not able to attend in person. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.

Full agenda now available –

Our guest speakers include –

  • Paul Fennessy, Client Services Manager for Active +
    Paul and the team at Active+ supports people with injuries to return to work under a contract from ACC. Hear about how Paul and the team work with their clients, and how their clients can bring value to your organisation through your employing them. Just like many of our members have already done.
  • Loudon Keir, Executive Manager for The Hāpai Access Card
    Loudon and the Hapai team have partnered with Nimbus Disability in the UK to bring a simple but effective disability access card to New Zealand. Hear about how the Hāpai Access Card allows organisations to validate the disability of a customer without having to ask for the details.

We are once again looking forward to engaging with you all along with this great line up of speakers.

NZ Disability Employers Network (NZDEN) Meeting – Friday 12th March 2021

Our March NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held via
Zoom Video Conference on Friday 12th March from 10am – noon

Full agenda now available –

Our confirmed guest speakers are –

This will be our first NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting for 2021 and are looking forward to engaging with you all along with this great line up of speakers.

Zoom link will be shared with members over email. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.

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

We are pleased to announce that we can now meet in person again. Our next NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting will be held at the EMA Auckland Office (Google Maps) and Zoom Video Conference on
Monday 23rd November 10am – noon (with a light lunch afterwards)

Agenda will be shared with attendees ahead of the meeting.

Our confirmed guest speakers are –

  • Tania Reed
    Vulnerable Customer Programme Lead at Westpac New Zealand.
    Sharing some of Westpac’s journey creating their Extra Care Programme. Looking to amplify their disability inclusion practices across all their customer offerings.
  • Dr Chandra Harrison
    Managing Director at Access Advisors

    What is the value of ensuring that our online/digital platforms are inclusive of everyone? Why does it make sense?
  • Vivian Naylor
    Barrier Free Advisor & Educator at CCS Disability Action
    Vivian is a highly respected expert in built environment accessibility, working across many major projects in New Zealand. A wealth of knowledge who is always ready to share it with our network.
  • Sharleen Tongalea
    Regional Disability Leadership Coordinator at CCS Disability Action
    Talking about the challenges she faces getting people with a disability in to work.

This will be our final NZ Disability Employers’ Network meeting for 2020.

Registration details and a Zoom link (for those wanting to join remotely) will be shared with members over email. If you wish to attend but have not received the link, please email info@accessibilitytick.nz.