If you or a loved one, need accessibility support, you may be covered by Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People.
Find out if you could be eligible for Whaikaha funded support on their website:
This journey map shows the process for accessing rehabilitation equipment through Whaikaha:
If you need accessibility support through an accident, you may be covered by ACC (external link) , New Zealand's Accident Compensation Corporation.
Find out if you are able to get financial support through ACC on their website:
This journey map shows the process for accessing rehabilitation equipment through ACC:
Not eligible for Whaikaha or ACC support?
There are other people who may be available to support you. Take a look at our 'People who provide support' page through this link.
You should also check out the 'Get support' section. It's chock-full of organisations, communities and groups across the motu (country) who are experts in nearly everything under the sun.
Last updated on Friday, 15 December 2023