Alternate formats

We aim to provide as much information about our Ministry in formats that best meet the needs of our community. This includes Easy Read, large print, audio, NZSL and braille.

The following information in alternate formats was developed in the lead up to the new Ministry. We are also working on providing alternate formats for key information on this site.

If there is something you need that isn't listed here, please contact us. 

Easy Read

Funding announcement press release Easy Read (DOCX / 7.2 MB)
Press release dated May 19 2022.

Funding announcement press release Easy Read (PDF / 1.3 MB)
Press release dated May 19 2022.

Your guide to what the new Ministry will do Easy Read (PDF / 3.7 MB)
Published June 1 2022.

Letter to people receiving Disability Support Services Easy Read (PDF / 1.3 MB)
Published June 2022.

Letter to people receiving Disability Support Services Easy Read (DOCX / 2.9 MB)
Published June 2022.

Minister Poto Williams welcome Easy Read  (DOCX / 1.9 MB)
Published July 2022.

Minister Poto Williams welcome Easy Read (PDF / 977 KB)
Published July 2022.

Government launches new Ministry press release Easy Read  (DOCX / 2.6 MB)
Published July 2022.

Government launches new Ministry press release  Easy Read  (PDF / 1.3 MB)
Published July 2022.

Braille

About the new Ministry in braille (BRF / 5 KB)
This is a foundational document released 2021.

Funding announcement press release in braille (BRF / 4 KB)
Press release dated May 19 2022.

Your guide to what the new Ministry will do in braille (BRF / 5 KB)
Published June 1 2022.

Letter to people receiving Disability Support Services braille (BRF / 3 KB)
Published June 2022.

Minister Poto Williams welcome braille (BRF / 2 KB)
Published July 2022.

Government launches new Ministry press release braille (BRF / 3 KB)
Published July 2022.

Large print

About the new Ministry in large print (DOCX / 105 KB) 
This is a foundational document released 2021.

Your guide to what the new Ministry will do Easy Read (DOCX / 134 KB)
Published June 1 2022.

Minister Poto Williams welcome large print (DOCX / 125 KB)
Published July 2022.

Government launches new Ministry press release large print (DOCX / 31 KB)
Published July 2022.

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)

Watch 'About the new Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People' NZSL video on Vimeo
This is a foundational video released 2021.

Watch the funding announcement press release NZSL video on Vimeo
Press release dated May 19 2022.

Download Your guide to what the new Ministry will do NZSL on Vimeo
Published June 2022.

Download Letter to people receiving Disability Support Services NZSL on Vimeo
Published June 2022.

Watch Minister Poto Williams welcome NZSL on YouTube
Published July 2022.

Download Government launches new Ministry press release NZSL on Vimeo
Published July 2022.

Audio

Funding announcement press release audio (MP3 / 2.1 MB)
Press release dated May 19 2022.

Letter to people receiving Disability Support Services audio (MP3 / 1.6 MB)
Published June 2022.

Your guide to what the new Ministry will do audio (MP3 / 2.6 MB)
Published June 1 2022.

Minister Poto Williams welcome audio (MP3 / 1014 KB)
Published June 2022.

Government launches new Ministry press release audio (MP3 / 1.7 MB)
Published July 2022.