Welcome to IHC New Zealand

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.

IHC pays tribute to JB Munro

IHC wishes to pay tribute to IHC New Zealand Life Member JB Munro, who passed away in Christchurch on 4 June 2018.

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Art Awards 2018

Entries for the 2018 IHC Art Awards, proudly supported by the Holdsworth Charitable Trust, have now closed. To find out more about what happens next, including information about who will be judging the Art Award entries and the date of the IHC Art Awards National Exhibition, click the link below.

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Committed to Supported Living

We are currently undertaking a review of our Supported Living so that we can make sure it is the best it can be before we grow this core IDEA Service in the years ahead.

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NZDSN Publishes Employment Support Practice Guidelines

IHC congratulates New Zealand Disability Support Network (NZDSN) for the publication of their Employment Support Practice Guidelines.

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Things you might be interested in

IHC Careers

Are you looking for a career change? One that makes a difference? We are always looking for great people to join us. Check out IHC and IDEA Services' job vacancies.

IHC News

Read about IHC's latest news and events. You can sign up to the Hot Issues newsletter and read the latest Community Moves.


IHC members are very important to IHC. We want the support of all New Zealanders to make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.

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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Give today and make a difference

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