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    Assisted Rubbish Collection available

    Did you know that Christchurch City Council offer assisted rubbish collection to those in need?
    If you need assistance with your rubbish, you may be eligible for the assisted rubbish collection service.

    The recycling and organics bins will be removed from the property until the Council is advised that the service is no longer required at which time the recycling and organics bin will be returned at no extra cost.

    To apply, please fill in the application form along with a letter from your General Practitioner or other medical professional verifying that you are incapable of taking the wheelie bin to the kerbside.

    You will also need to sign a declaration stating that there is no one who can assist you with your wheelie bins.

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    Appointment of Chief Executive for Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People

    Deputy Public Service Commissioner Ms Helene Quilter QSO has today announced the appointment of Ms Paula Tesoriero MNZM to the position of Chief Executive, Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People. Whaikaha is a new departmental agency, established on 1 July 2022.

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    Call for urgent action

    Call for action as new data confirm high rates of violence against disabled people.

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    'Listen to Disabled People': Minister Carmel Sepuloni to new Disability Issues Minister Poto Williams

    Minister for Disability Issues Poto Williams speaks about the future of the new ministry.

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    COVID-19: Advice for people who have difficulties wearing a face mask

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    Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill

    New Zealand does not meet its binding legal obligations for disability accessibility under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

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