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What are we doing?

The New Zealand Positive Ageing Strategy provides a framework to guide policies and services for older people across central and local government. Central and local government agencies have reported a range of Positive Ageing initiatives aimed at improving the wellbeing of older New Zealanders. Current initiatives are listed here, while past initiatives can be found by following the link to Positive Ageing reports 2001-2010. Please contact the Office for Senior Citizens to find out more about contributing to the Positive Ageing Strategy.

Initiatives nationwide

60 Upper Hutt Activities for the Over 60's Booklet

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Complete by 30 June 2011

Booklet providing information for older people to stay active, keep learning and have fun.

60 Upper Hutt Activities for the Over 60s Booklet

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

A booklet providing information about local activities for older people to stay active, keep learning and have fun.

A website that positively promotes working with older people as a vocation or a profession

Responsible agency:Waikato District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

A website to inspire people to work in or be involved in the aged care sector

Access to health services by ethnic communities

Responsible agency:Office of Ethnic Affairs

Goal(s):Health, Cultural diversity

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Health services are responsive to older people in ethnic communities

Adult rehabilitation and health of older people

Responsible agency:Counties Manukau District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community, Positive attitudes

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Coordinated multidisciplinary assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for older people.

Age on the Go Expo

Responsible agency:Horowhenua District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

An annual celebration in Horowhenua for International Day of Older Persons

Age to Be Positive Expo

Responsible agency:Tasman District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Ongoing

An exhibition of information on services and recreational opportunities available to older people

Aged care workforce service review

Responsible agency:Ministry of Health

Goal(s):Health

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 01 August 2011

To identify the workforce and training needs of the aged care health workforce

Agewise Driver Refresher Courses

Responsible agency:Rotorua District Council

Goal(s):Transport, Ageing in the community

Region:Bay of Plenty

Timeframe:Complete by 30 June 2015

Refresher theory-based course for older drivers.

Ashburton District Social Wellbeing Strategy – Actions for older people

Responsible agency:Ashburton District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Canterbury

Timeframe:Complete by 31 July 2014

A plan to provide a safe and supportive community where older people feel valued.

Blenheim bus service

Responsible agency:Marlborough District Council

Goal(s):Transport

Region:Marlborough

Timeframe:Ongoing

Public transport that meets the needs of older people

Bookmark with safety tips for older drivers

Responsible agency:Office for Senior Citizens

Goal(s):Transport, Ageing in the community

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 31 August 2010

Design and distribute a bookmark with safety tips for older drivers

Business of Ageing

Responsible agency:Ministry of Social Development

Goal(s):Positive attitudes, Employment opportunities

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

A report highlighting the contribution older people make to our economy.

CarFit Assessments

Responsible agency:Nelson City Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Ongoing

Safety check for older drivers

CarFit Clinics

Responsible agency:Rotorua District Council

Goal(s):Transport, Ageing in the community

Region:Bay of Plenty

Timeframe:Complete by 30 June 2015

The CafFit programme helps drivers, aged over 65 years, learn ways to adjust their vehicle to suit them as a driver. 

Care Coordination Centre for older people

Responsible agency:Capital and Coast District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Needs Assessment, Coordination Services and community support helping older people maintain their health and independence

Carer Respite Services for Carers of Older People

Responsible agency:Taranaki District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Supporting carers of older people     

Community Barbeques (BBQs)

Responsible agency:Palmerston North City Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Outdoor eating and socialising brings neighbours together so they can feel safe in their communities

Community Housing

Responsible agency:Dunedin City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Otago

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable rental accommodation for older people on low incomes

Community geriatric services

Responsible agency:Counties Manukau District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Identifying reversible problems and improving the health of older people.

Community housing for older people

Responsible agency:Palmerston North City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Complete by 28 July 2017

Suitable housing at subsidised rents for low-income older people.

Community housing upgrade

Responsible agency:Dunedin City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Otago

Timeframe:Ongoing

A project to upgrade community housing while maintaining affordable rents

Community participation and inclusion

Responsible agency:South Taranaki District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Expos to provide information to support personal growth and community participation

Computers in older people’s council housing complexes

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Computer and internet access for older tenants in council housing

Council of Elders

Responsible agency:Hamilton City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

A 15-person team aged over 60 elected by Hamilton residents to help shape the future of our city  

Day activity programmes for Pacific elders and carers

Responsible agency:TOA Pacific Incorporated

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Cultural diversity

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Bringing older people together to enjoy games, share information, and exercise as a way of keeping them connected to their community.

Days of Future Past – Conversations between generations

Responsible agency:Office for Senior Citizens

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Complete by 30 December 2011

Intergenerational radio programmes broadcast on Auckland Access Community Radio Planet FM

Developing Dementia Care Services

Responsible agency:Waitemata District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Complete by 31 August 2017

Integrated, whole-of-system pathways for dementia that focus on earlier recognition, education and support

Downloadable audio books and e-books

Responsible agency:Tasman District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Ongoing

Access to audio books and e-books from home

Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Coordination - Empowerment Programme

Responsible agency:TOA Pacific Incorporated

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Cultural diversity

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

A community based programme to promote the rights of Pacific older people to independence, self-fulfilment, care, participation and dignity.

Elderberries

Responsible agency:Horowhenua District Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

A free magazine for people aged 50 years and over

Elderly housing

Responsible agency:Marlborough District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Marlborough

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable, healthy and energy efficient housing for older people

Elders' centre

Responsible agency:Tauranga City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Bay of Plenty

Timeframe:Complete by 30 December 2011

A community driven team is looking at the need for an elders’ centre

Emergency Contact Card

Responsible agency:Neighbourhood Support NZ

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community, Positive attitudes

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Emergency information for vulnerable people

Extended membership to Invercargill Library

Responsible agency:Invercargill City Council

Goal(s):Rural services

Region:Southland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Free membership to Invercargill libraries for older residents in rural areas

FOCUS

Responsible agency:Wairarapa District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

A single point of entry to a Needs Assessment and Coordination Service for older people.

Gerontology nurse specialist service

Responsible agency:Waitemata District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Providing gerontology assessments, interventions, follow-up and care co-ordination for older adults

Gisborne District Council Rentals

Responsible agency:Gisborne District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Gisborne

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable rental units for people aged 55 years and over

Gold Card Senior Parking

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Transport

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Free parking for SuperGold Card holders between 8.00am and 12.00pm.

Goldies

Responsible agency:Kapiti Coast District Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Older people are involved in developing solutions to issues in their community

Good homes for good lives tool  

Responsible agency:CRESA (Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Assessment)

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

 A comprehensive assessment for home repairs and maintenance.

Grandparents Week

Responsible agency:Gisborne District Council

Goal(s):Cultural diversity, Positive attitudes

Region:Gisborne

Timeframe:Ongoing

Local organisations work together to raise awareness of the value of grandparents to our community

Grey Power Magazine

Responsible agency:Grey Power Federation

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

A quarterly magazine

Guide to crime prevention

Responsible agency:New Zealand Police

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Safety tips to protect older people so they feel safe and less fearful of crime.

Hamilton City Council and Age Concern Hamilton - service delivery agreement 

Responsible agency:Hamilton City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Supporting Hamilton's Social Wellbeing Strategy through activities promoting older people

Health of older Māori chartbook

Responsible agency:Ministry of Health

Goal(s):Health

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

An analytical report presenting a snapshot of the health of Mori aged 50 years and over.

Health of older peoples services

Responsible agency:Northland District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community

Region:Northland

Timeframe:Ongoing

A range of health services specifically for older people

Health, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for older people within their local communities

Responsible agency:Counties Manukau District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community, Positive attitudes

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Providing specialist medical and rehabilitation services for older people living in the community

Healthy Ageing Website

Responsible agency:Wairarapa District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

DHB website with a wide range of relevant information for older people, their families and whanau

Homebound library service

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Free and ready access to the library for those who are homebound

Horowhenua community health shuttle

Responsible agency:Horowhenua District Council

Goal(s):Health, Transport

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Transport to medical services

Housing

Responsible agency:Invercargill City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Southland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable housing for older people on low incomes

Housing for older people

Responsible agency:Rotorua District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Bay of Plenty

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable rental accommodation for older people on low incomes

Housing for older people

Responsible agency:Manukau City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Safe, secure and accessible housing for older people in Manukau

Housing for older people

Responsible agency:Hastings District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Hawke's Bay

Timeframe:Ongoing

Rental accommodation for low-income older people

Housing for the older person

Responsible agency:Hamilton City Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Quality rental accommodation for older people on low incomes

Hydrotherapy pool

Responsible agency:Hamilton City Council

Goal(s):Health

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Construction of a hydrotherapy pool for recreational and health purposes

Information booklet

Responsible agency:Marlborough District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Marlborough

Timeframe:Complete by 30 June 2011

A booklet covering topics like support services, tax and legal issues, safety and the importance of physical activity

InterRAI national implementation project

Responsible agency:Ministry of Health

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 31 July 2012

Introduce an improved assessment process for people to access services to help with independent living

Intergenerational ANZAC programme

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

As part of ANZAC 2011 celebrations we will promote intergenerational understanding and respect.

International Day of Older Persons activities

Responsible agency:New Plymouth District Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

New Plymouth International Day of Older Persons celebrating and highlighting the value of intergenerational relationships

Kaitaia regional clinic

Responsible agency:NZ Artificial Limb Board

Goal(s):Health, Rural services

Region:Northland

Timeframe:Ongoing

To give new and existing patients easier access to prosthetic and rehabilitation services.

Leisure Card

Responsible agency:Wellington City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

A Leisure Card scheme that gives discounted entry to a range of recreation services.

Link Age intergenerational resource online

Responsible agency:Office for Senior Citizens

Goal(s):Positive attitudes, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 13 May 2011

Guidelines for intergenerational initiatives for volunteering in schools

Linking older people's health services

Responsible agency:Auckland District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Ageing in the community

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Integrated assessments, coordinated personal health care and disability support services for people over 65+ in central Auckland.

Marae based hui

Responsible agency:New Plymouth District Council

Goal(s):Cultural diversity, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Complete by 31 December 2012

Improve Maori engagement with the New Plymouth Positive Ageing Trust

Mental health services for older adults

Responsible agency:Waitemata District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Providing assessment, treatment and support to older adults with mental health issues

Mobility Services

Responsible agency:Wellington City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Mobility parking spaces and free hire of mobility scooters.

Mobility device survey

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Transport

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Complete by 31 May 2011

Survey of users of mobility scooters and other devices

Mobility scooter training

Responsible agency:Nelson City Council

Goal(s):Transport

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Ongoing

Providing one-on-one mobility scooter training for users of mobility scooters.

Music in parks – tea dance series

Responsible agency:Auckland City Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

An opportunity to socialise and dance to live music

Māori grandparenting resource

Responsible agency:Families Commission

Goal(s):Cultural diversity

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 30 December 2011

A resource to increase knowledge about the experiences, needs and role of Māori grandparents.

NZ- Pacific remittances and financial capability project

Responsible agency:Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Goal(s):Cultural diversity

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Improving the financial knowledge of older Pacific people and reducing the cost of sending money to family in Pacific nations.

Needs Assessment and Service Coordination service

Responsible agency:Auckland District Health Board

Goal(s):Health, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Needs assessment and service coordination service.

Needs assessment information booklet

Responsible agency:Ministry of Health

Goal(s):Health

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 30 December 2011

Information about the needs assessment process for home-based support services

New Social Security Agreements

Responsible agency:Ministry of Social Development

Goal(s):Income

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 31 December 2012

New Social Security Agreements with Malta, Cyprus, Hungary and Croatia

New technology training for older people

Responsible agency:SeniorNet Incorporated

Goal(s):Employment opportunities, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Communication technology training for older people

Older Persons Stakeholder Reference Group

Responsible agency:Taranaki District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Older persons stakeholder reference group that meets monthly and has an active role in service planning and development.

Older adults and home health

Responsible agency:Waitemata District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Auckland

Timeframe:Ongoing

Expertise and specialist care for older people in inpatient and community settings

Older people's engagement

Responsible agency:New Plymouth District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Older peoples views are represented at Council meetings

Older people's housing

Responsible agency:Ashburton District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Canterbury

Timeframe:Ongoing

Rental units for older people living in Ashburton, Methven and Rakaia

Older people’s health and rehabilitation services

Responsible agency:Taranaki District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Rehabilitation and community based assessment and treatment for older people

Older workers research project

Responsible agency:Nelson City Council

Goal(s):Employment opportunities

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Complete by 30 September 2010

Finding out why Nelson has the lowest workforce participation rate for older workers.

Online services

Responsible agency:Ministry of Social Development

Goal(s):Income

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Making it easier for clients to access services online

Opportunities of Ageing Conference

Responsible agency:Hastings District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Employment opportunities

Region:Hawke's Bay

Timeframe:Complete by 30 April 2013

A two day conference to identify opportunities created by the increasing ageing population.

Over 60s Service Directory

Responsible agency:Ashburton District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Canterbury

Timeframe:Complete by 30 June 2013

Production of a Service Directory for older people living in the Ashburton District.

Pacific Languages Strategy

Responsible agency:Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Goal(s):Positive attitudes, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Ongoing

Revitalise, promote and maintain the use of Pacific languages in New Zealand

Pensioner Housing

Responsible agency:South Taranaki District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Affordable rental housing for older people

Pensioner housing

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Quality housing for older people who have limited financial resources

Pensioner housing policy review

Responsible agency:South Taranaki District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Complete by 31 October 2011

Reviewing the pensioner housing policy

Positive Ageing Forum 

Responsible agency:Hastings District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Hawke's Bay

Timeframe:Ongoing

Forum members meet monthly with the Council 

Positive Ageing Policy

Responsible agency:Wellington City Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Providing direction for the Council to consider and plan for the impacts of an increasing older population on its services.

Positive Ageing Strategy Review 

Responsible agency:Hastings District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Hawke's Bay

Timeframe:Complete by 31 December 2012

A revised Positive Ageing Strategy to guide Council’s activities

Positive ageing at the elder-organisation interface partnership project with Age Concern Hamilton and Rauwaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust

Responsible agency:Waikato University

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Positive attitudes

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Initiatives to improve communication between older people and organisations which are supported by findings of the three-year Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (Science and Innovation Group) funded research project that was completed 30 September 2012

Project Splice

Responsible agency:Taranaki District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Health services to assist older people remain living in the community

Providing a range of specialist services for older people

Responsible agency:Capital and Coast District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

A team of professionals provide coordinated specialist services to older people with medical illnesses

Putiki Cyber Marae

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Cultural diversity

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Ongoing

Computer hub at Putiki Marae

Review of Part 6AA of the Employment Relations Act 2000

Responsible agency:Department of Labour

Goal(s):Employment opportunities

Region:Nationwide

Timeframe:Complete by 31 May 2011

Review the operation and effect of Part 6AA of the Employment Relations Act

Review of Positive Ageing Policy

Responsible agency:Nelson City Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Complete by 29 June 2012

Revise the Positive Ageing Policy to improve the Council's services for older residents.

Review of the Wanganui District Council Pensioner Housing Policy

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Housing

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Complete by 27 October 2011

Review our current pensioner housing policy

Review of the Wanganui Positive Ageing Strategy

Responsible agency:Wanganui District Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Manawatu-Whanganui

Timeframe:Complete by 31 October 2011

Review the effectiveness of our Wanganui Positive Ageing Strategy

Seniors Sports

Responsible agency:Hamilton City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Weekly exercise and sports activities for older people at community venues

Seniors expo

Responsible agency:Marlborough District Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Marlborough

Timeframe:Ongoing

Provide information to older people so they know what is happening in their community

Survey of older people

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Complete by 28 June 2013

Survey of older people in Upper Hutt

Tairawhiti Senior Services Directory

Responsible agency:Gisborne District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community, Rural services

Region:Gisborne

Timeframe:Complete by 31 December 2013

Producing and distributing a local Senior Services Directory.

Tairawhiti seniors research

Responsible agency:Gisborne District Council

Goal(s):Ageing in the community

Region:Gisborne

Timeframe:Complete by 31 December 2013

Regional seniors research.

Tea and Tales

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes, Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Morning tea and entertainment at the Library.

Upgrade orchard street community housing

Responsible agency:Nelson City Council

Goal(s):Housing, Ageing in the community

Region:Nelson-Tasman

Timeframe:Complete by 29 June 2012

Upgrade housing units so they are more comfortable, accessible and economical to heat.

Upper Hutt Seniors Week

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Complete by 31 October 2011

Celebrate positive aging and a week of free activities for local seniors.

Valuing older people in our workplaces and community

Responsible agency:South Taranaki District Council

Goal(s):Positive attitudes

Region:Taranaki

Timeframe:Ongoing

Promoting the value of older workers and their contribution to the community

Waikato Regional Clinic

Responsible agency:NZ Artificial Limb Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:Waikato

Timeframe:Ongoing

Easier access to prosthetic care for amputees living in the outlying areas of Auckland and Hamilton.

Walking in Another’s Shoes Dementia Training

Responsible agency:West Coast District Health Board

Goal(s):Health

Region:West Coast

Timeframe:Ongoing

Training in person-centred dementia management and care for staff working in rest homes, homecare agencies and other community-based support services

Write Easy

Responsible agency:Upper Hutt City Council

Goal(s):Opportunities for personal growth and participation

Region:Wellington

Timeframe:Ongoing

Learn to write personal histories with a writing coach.