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2020 Election Forum

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My Voice Matters is collaborating with 17 disability organizations to hold an election forum so you can be more informed on issues that are important to you

* due to current alert levels, this event is now an online webinar *

WHAT: An election forum on disability issues

WHERE: Online webinar – the weblink will be sent to those who register

WHEN: 1.00 – 3.00 pm on Saturday 29 August 2020

HOW: Go to to register

WHY: The New Zealand General Election is happening soon. It is important that disabled people are informed about the’ disability policies of each political party to help them make an informed decision.

WHO: Candidates from major political parties that are confirmed so far are: Minister Carmel Sepuloni (Labour); Ms Golriz Ghahraman MP (Green Party); My David Seymour MP (ACT); Hon Maggie Barry MP (National), Mr Robert Gore (NZ First).

Get informed and get ready to vote!

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My Voice Matters

Find out what the political parties have to say on the big issues that affect disabled people.

We invite you to a free forum where you can hear directly from politicians. They will discuss:

  • education
  • employment
  • housing
  • transport
  • accessibility laws
  • health and disability review

There will be time for questions and the forum will be followed by light refreshments.

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The Details

Saturday 29 August 2020, 1.00 – 3.00 pm

Register to attend

Online at

Or contact Taryn Banks at or 022 016 2571
NZSL video calls can be arranged

NZSL interpreters will be at the event

This event is proudly supported by the following organizations:

18 images of the collaborating organizations, as listed below.

Access Matters – The Access Alliance | Blind Citizens NZ | Blind Low Vision NZ | CCS Disability Action | Cerebral Palsy Society | Complex Care Group | Deaf Aotearoa | Disability Connect | Disabled Persons Assembly NZ | Epic Studios | Lifewise | Manawanui | Muscular Dystrophy New Zealand | My Voice Matters | NZDSN | People First | Vaka Tautua | Yes Disability Resource Centre