People with disabilities
Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health has a webpage dedicated to COVID-19 information for people with disabilities and their whānau. The page includes resources on how to stay safe and healthy, how to get the support you need and more. The webpage also includes Easy Read versions and translations of resources.
Enable New Zealand’s Firstport website has news, information and resources for people with disabilities across New Zealand. You can find information related to COVID-19 (like getting priority assistance for grocery shopping) on the Firstport webpage linked below.
Disabled Persons Assembly NZ
DPA has compiled extensive resources to support and inform people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The page includes information in accessible formats, information about transport, care, additional support available, mental health and more.
Māori disability support groups
Mana Whaikaha has compiled information about Māori disability support groups in the Manawatu. Find more information linked below:
MidCentral DHB Support Services
Find more information about MidCentral DHB disability services during COVID-19 on our Disability Support Services page, linked below: