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Thank you for inviting me to speak to you this evening about the New Zealand Disability Strategy. I must say it is a pleasure to be speaking on a topic other than rugby injuries, which have rather dominated my attention over the last 24 hours.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to speak at this forum. I bring warm greetings from my colleagues Trevor Mallard, Paul Swain and Mahara Okeroa.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good morning and thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I bring warm greetings from my colleagues Mark Peck and Mahara Okeroa. And I congratulate Tim Shadbolt for being re-elected unopposed as your mayor!

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I bring warm greetings from my colleagues Pete Hodgson, David Benson-Pope and Mahara Okeroa.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

The government has committed $2.9 million to provide modified homes in the community for former residents of the Kimberley Centre and Braemar Hospital, Housing Minister Mark Gosche and Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson announced today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good morning. Welcome to New Zealand, to the 7th Helen Keller World Conference and the founding General Assembly of the World Federation of Deafblind People.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

New government funding for deafblind services is the first official recognition that deafblind people have unique support needs, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Government supports deafblind services

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to speak at your annual conference.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good morning, welcome to Wellington, and thank you for inviting me back to speak at your AGM.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good evening and thank you for the opportunity to speak today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

A government review has shown that employment should be the main focus of vocational services for people with disabilities, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good morning and welcome to Parliament. Today has been a long time coming.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

A government review has shown that employment should be the main focus of vocational services for people with disabilities, Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson said today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Kimberley Centre: Background Information


QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

KEY POINTS OF THE DECISION

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Kimberley residents to be resettled in community

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson announced today

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson announced today (Wednesday, 5 September) that all residents at the Kimberley Centre in Levin would be resettled in the community over the next four years, and the centre would close.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Ruth Dyson announced today (Wednesday, 5 September) that all residents at the Kimberley Centre in Levin would be resettled in the community over the next four years, and the centre would close.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

"Today (Wednesday, 5 September) at midday, I publicly announced the closure of the Kimberley Centre, which houses 375 people with intellectual disabilities. This decision has been 'pending' for over a decade.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

"Today (Wednesday, 5 September) at midday, I publicly announced the closure of the Kimberley Centre, which houses 375 people with intellectual disabilities. This decision has been 'pending' for over a decade.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good evening and thank you for inviting me to share a meal with you tonight. As I have been slotted into the programme after the entrees and the mains, I must be the dessert.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good morning and thank you for inviting me to share your first birthday celebrations.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to speak to you today.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues

Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today commended the 11 government agencies who have drawn up action plans to implement the New Zealand Disability Strategy over the coming year.

  • Ruth Dyson
  • Disability Issues