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IHC will advocate for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities and support them to live satisfying lives in the community.

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People's Choice Award

Voting is now open for the IHC Art Awards’ “People’s Choice Award”. Vote for your favourite.

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Members are very important to IHC. As members you have the opportunity to be as involved as you want in IHC’s issues.

2019 IHC Annual General Meeting

This year's AGM will be held at 5pm Friday, 13 September 2019 at The Rydges Wellington, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington.

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IHC needs your calf

IHC is calling for people to donate their calves this year, after what was an incredibly challenging season for the rural sector because of Mycoplasma bovis.

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IHC celebrates recognition for Donald Thompson, Jan Dowland and Sir Paul Adams in Queen’s Birthday Honours

IHC is delighted that the significant contributions of Donald Thompson, Jan Dowland and Sir Paul Adams have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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IHC Family-Whānau Liaisons

The IHC Family-Whānau Liaison programme is a pilot programme running in Northland, Manawatū/Horowhenua, Christchurch and Dunedin with thanks to the IHC Foundation.

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Careers at IHC

IHC is New Zealand’s leading provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities. Our Mission is at the heart of everything we do and we are committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community.

Our staff are dedicated and hardworking and every team member plays an important part in helping people with intellectual disability to achieve greater independence. A career with IHC can be very rewarding, fulfilling and challenging. We are focused on making sure that our staff receive the support that they need to do their jobs and that they have a healthy and safe work environment.

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A large number of IHC’s programmes are not funded by government, so your donations are essential for us to carry out our work.