Strong Voices

Empowered lives

Learn stuff and go places with IHC and Te Kura

November 28, 2023

The latest from IHC Media is a free learning package offered in partnership with Te Kura, the former Correspondence School.

Read more

Elaine knows how to do the hard yards

November 28, 2023

Elaine Brown was missing in action for months from the IHC Op Shop in Pukekohe.

Read more

Stuart aimed for a great life for everybody

November 28, 2023

For 30 years Stuart Jenkins has spoken up for disabled people, not just from his home base in Northland but throughout the country.

Read more

David recognised with lifetime award for advocacy

November 28, 2023

IHC Self-Advocacy Advisor David Corner has been awarded life membership of disabled people’s organisation People First – Ngā Tāngata Tuatahi.

Read more

Cooking classes add an extra ingredient

November 28, 2023

Cooking classes running at Comcol North Canterbury deliver a lot more than food prep.

Read more

Matthew ended his year on a high

November 28, 2023

Matthew Caldwell has been having his best time at work lately.

Read more

Whaikaha releases complaints review

November 28, 2023

On 27 October, the day of the IHC Annual General Meeting, Whaikaha released the findings of its review of complaints policies at IDEA Services.

Read more

Time to ditch ‘them and us’ attitudes

November 27, 2023

Psychologist Dr Olive Webb has spent 50 years so far working with people with intellectual disabilities and says it’s time to ditch the ‘them and us’ way of thinking.

Read more

Fun times in a cool market

November 27, 2023

Gyro Plastics’ Feilding factory does some pretty serious plastics manufacturing for New Zealand’s power and electric vehicle industries.

Read more

Scammers lie in wait

November 27, 2023

It was late on a Sunday night when the email arrived warning Hugh that he had a problem. He was too tired to notice all the obvious signs that a scammer had him in their sights.

Read more