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.

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We are commited to providing the right support, roles and career progression for our staff. Check out our job vacancies.

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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.

Working hard to ensure safe services during strike action

IDEA Services wishes to assure family members and people who use our services that contingencies will be put in place to ensure the safety of the people we support during proposed industrial action planned for 1 April 2019.

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IHC Annual Appeal 2019

For 70 years we have campaigned tirelessly for people with intellectual disabilities to live satisfying lives in their community. Join us in continuing this support and make your donation today

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Te Matatini offers trip of a lifetime for Wairarapa kapa haka group

Te Roopu Manaaki's ultimate goal is to perform on the world’s biggest and most prestigious kapa haka stage.

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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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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.