Resources

Tools to Help You Write To and Meet With a Member of Parliament or Political Figure

Template Letter to Hon Carmel Sepuloni regarding Government's 'Accelerating Accessibility' Bill

Template Letter to Local MP regarding Government's 'Accelerating Accessibility' Bill

First 100 Days New Government 2020, Template Letter to Local MP

Generic Template Letter to Local MP

Questions for 2020 Election Candidates - Important Issues for People with Access Needs

Candidates Briefing Sheet - 2020 General Election - Important Issues for People with Access Needs

Guide to Making the Most of Your MP Visit

Story Booklet - People With Disabilities Telling Their Stories

 

Tools for Using Social Media to Advocate for Accessibility Legislation

2022 Lessons from International Disability Advocates - Social Media Tiles & Shareables

Social Media Toolkit

Shareables

Access Matters Photo Library

Make Your Own #EnoughIsEnough #AccessLawNow Video

 

Tools to Help You if You Experience a Barrier to Accessibility

Public Transport Access Self Advocacy Tool Kit

Employment Self Advocacy Tool Kit

Pan Disability Self Advocacy Skills Tool Kit

Digital Access Self Advocacy Tool Kit Webinar Resource

 

Information about Accessibility and the Accessibility for New Zealanders Act

Non-Written Submissions to the Social Services & Community Select Committee, 9 November 2022 (Facebook)

Access Matters Aotearoa Example Accessibility Bill

The New Zealand Government's 'Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill', introduced to Parliament July 2022

Accessible Aotearoa

The Principles of the Accessibility Act

Position paper 2017

 

Access Alliance Key Messaging

Access Alliance 2021 Key Messaging

 

Event Recordings and Video Resources

Select Committee Oral Submissions Workshop with Jan Logie, November 2022 (NZSL pending)

The Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill: Transformational or a Missed Opportunity? Online Panel October 2022

#EnoughIsEnough #AccessLawNow Videos

Lessons from International Disability Advocates for New Zealand, Webinar February 2022

Back to the Future! Access Alliance 2021 International Day of People with Disabilities Webinar

Legal Report Launch September 2021 Video

2021 People's Choice Accessible Business Awards Celebration

Access Matters December 2020 Campaign Update Video, Audio & Captions

My Voice Matters 2020 General Election Forum Video

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2020 Webinar Videos

David Lepofsky NZ Speaking Tour November 2018 - Video & Audio

 

Information in NZSL

 

 

Information in Easy Read Format

Cabinet Paper from the Minister for Disability Issues: What needs to happen to make New Zealand more accessible for disabled people (July 2020)

2021 People's Choice Accessible Business Awards

The Principles of the Accessibility Act - easy read Word document

The Principles of the Accessibility Act - easy read PDF

 

Research and Evidence

Key Statistics - Access Matters Campaign 2022

Auckland Disability Law's Initial Assessment of New Zealand's Proposed Accessibility Legislation - May 2022

Accelerating Accessibility in New Zealand – MSD Discussion with Access Alliance

Let’s Make Aotearoa New Zealand Accessible for All - Report Summary

Making New Zealand Accessible: A Design for Effective Accessibility Legislation - Full Report

Accelerating Accessibility to Grow New Zealand’s Economy - Access Alliance Brief

Disability law policy briefing

Statutes of Canada

Cabinet Minute of Decision - Accelerating Progress Toward Accessibility in New Zealand

Cabinet Paper - Accelerating Progress Toward Accessibility in New Zealand

Framework to Accelerate Progress Towards Accessibility in Aotearoa New Zealand - Cabinet Paper Documentation

NZIER report

Disability Legislation and Outcomes report

Summary of Key Access Alliance Papers - 2017

 


Archive

Briefing to incoming ministers 2017

Discussion Paper 2018 - Developing the Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill

Messaging Document 2019

Access Alliance 2020 Key Messaging