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The Associate Minister for Disability Issues, Minister Pansy Wong marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities today with the release of social development information in New Zealand Sign L

  • Pansy Wong
  • Disability Issues

Tariana Turia is marking International Day of People with Disabilities by commending families throughout New Zealand who care for a loved ones with a disability.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Tena Koutou Katoa and good morning to you all.

  • Pansy Wong
  • Disability Issues

I want to thank Susan Forde, your Chairperson; and Janet Webb; the Centre Manager; for the opportunity to join with you today, to share the opening of the new buildings for the Stewart Centre

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Kia Ora and Good morning. [with sign language]

[with sign language] My name is Pansy and I am the Associate Minister for Disability Issues.

  • Pansy Wong
  • Disability Issues

Over the course of my lifetime, we have shifted house more times than I like to remember. 

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

I am honoured to stand here today, on behalf of the Minister of Disability Issues, and the Minister of the Community and Voluntary Sector, Tariana Turia.  

  • Tariana Turia
  • Community and Voluntary Sector
  • Disability Issues

Minister for Disability Issues Tariana Turia has today stressed New Zealand's commitment to increasing social and economic participation by people with disability in the Pacific.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

About one in five Maori have a disability and there is a growing concern they have been left behind without the help they need to take part in their culture, Tariana Turia says.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

I want to thank the Chairperson, Douglas Langford, for honouring me with the opportunity to speak to you tonight; and also to Douglas Webb who has been keeping the evening flowing as the Master of

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Warm greetings to you all.

It is a pleasure to address the Annual Conference of the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand.

  • Pansy Wong
  • Disability Issues

Kia Ora, good morning and warm greetings to you all.

  • Pansy Wong
  • Disability Issues

I am delighted to be able to represent the Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Tariana Turia, in opening this important seminar to celebrate awareness of ADD / ADHD.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Ka tangi te Wharauroa, ko nga karere a Mahuru

If the shining cuckoo cries it is the messenger of Spring

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Maya Angelou, the great African-American writer, could have written the foreword to this report when she said,

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

As the wind whistled in Wellington last night, and the storm raged on, I put on my winter socks, wrapped up warm, and predicted there would be snow in the air.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

As I travelled here tonight, I was fascinated to learn some of the history of the carved wharenui on campus here.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Tariana Turia says the world is a better place for people with disabilities thanks to the work of Eunice Kennedy Shriver who died this week.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

I was fascinated by the theme of this conference - social innovation, navigation and speed of trust.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues
  • Health

I am delighted to be here today, to congratulate David Ogden, Mayor of Hutt City Council; and Wayne Guppy, Mayor of Upper Hutt City Council, for the example they are setting us all - about collabor

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

64 years ago, the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand was established to improve the quality of life for blind and vision-impaired New Zealanders.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Supporting disabled people and their families live an ordinary life will be a key focus for the new Minister for Disability Issues. 

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

I am really pleased to be able to spend some time with you this morning.  It is a meeting that I have been looking forward to, greatly.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues

Thank you to Trish Grant, the Director of Advocacy for IHC, for your introduction.

  • Tariana Turia
  • Disability Issues