2017 General Election

The Community Speaks

It is election year in New Zealand. Attitude has partnered with the Disabled Persons' Assembly (DPA) to ask disabled people and those that support them about the issues that are important to them...

What are the issues that matter to you ...?


Every child has the right to attend their local school. Frian wants a government that upholds those rights.


Renata is a solo mum living with cerebral palsy, she wants a safe and accessible place to live with her baby but she's been waiting a long time and keeps getting told there are people worse off than her.


Here Jennifer talks about her struggle to find a job and how the system could work better for job-seekers with disabilities like her.

Disabled Persons' Assembly Election Forum

On the 13th of July 2017 the spokespeople for disability from each party have been invited to discuss issues; paid work and income support, housing, education and accessibility. Each spokesperson will have a chance to comment on party policy and make a commitment on each issue.

When: Thursday 13th July 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Where: Wellington Public Library, Mezzanine Floor Meeting Room