NZDEN Meeting – 12 March 2021


The first NZ Disability Employers' Network meeting for 2021 will on 12th March, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The meeting will also be hosted over Zoom Video Conferencing due to Covid-19 alert levels.

Our guest speakers for the meeting are:

  • Krissy Gain, Team Manager and Toni Griffiths, National Manager from Choices NZ
    Choices NZ are dedicated to ensuring people with disabilities and health needs enjoy fulfilling and independent lives assisting them to achieve employment and thrive on the job. Krissy and Toni are excited to share ideas on how to create opportunities within your current workforce that could lead to increased productivity while building a culture of inclusion and diversity 

  •  Mental Health Foundation:-

  • Emilie Putter, Senior Communications and Marketing Officer An overview of Open Minds e-learning for employers: supporting people managers and workplace wellbeing professionals to open up the conversation about mental health in the workplace, and support team members with experience of mental illness or mental distress. 
  • Donna-Jean Tairi-Ngata, Community Engagement & Health Promotion Team Lead An overview on Mental Health Foundation Workplace wellbeing resources, campaigns, and research.