Nau mai, haere mai.

Welcome to Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People.

Shaping the future in partnership with all of our disabled community and Māori. Find out about our Ministry as well as the Supports and Services available to our community.

Learn about who we are

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About Whaikaha

More choices, more control over the life you want to lead. We're working with the disabled community to deliver change and give you more decision-making control around the support you receive.

Get to know Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People, our role in Government and our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Find out about the history of disability in Aotearoa New Zealand and the journey that led to our new Ministry.

Discover why we're transforming the disability system in line with the Enabling Good Lives (EGL) principles.

Have your say

One in four New Zealanders identifies as disabled. That's a lot of lives we can make a difference in.

We want the voices of our disabled community to have a true part in shaping the future. If you are a disabled person, family/whānau member, friend or supporter, have your say.

How to get involved