ACC.  The Accident Compensation Corporation is the publicly funded New Zealand accident insurance scheme.  Its role is to to prevent injury, make sure people get treatment for injury if it happens, and help people get back to everyday life as soon as possible.

Age Concern
Age Concern New Zealand is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation promoting the quality of life and wellbeing of older people and advocating positive healthy ageing for people of all ages.

Alzheimers NZ
Making life better for all people affected by dementia.

Carers NZ
Carers NZ is a national peak body supporting family, whanau, and aiga carers. You can also visit  which is a new online wellbeing and learning space for family caregivers and friends.

Citizens Advice Bureau 
Local bureaus provide free, impartial and confidential service of information, assistance and referral to people in our communities.

Grey Power
Grey Power is a Lobby Organization promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.

Hospice NZ
The aim of Hospice NZ is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them. Hospice care has a unique whole person approach – which means physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs are equally important – a multidisciplinary team provides care for the person who is dying and their families and friends, both before and after a death.

Department of Labour
Workforce matters, Health and Safety, useful employment tools

New Zealand Disability Support Network
An association of disability support service providers

New Zealand Aged Care Association
A national membership organisation representing aged-care providers.

Care Association of New Zealand
A national aged residential care representative group.

New Zealand Federation of Vocational and Support Services
A federation of 70 community organisations that support disabled people by helping them identify and fulfil their personal goals and aspirations, find work and participate in their communities.

ANGOA is a network of New Zealand civil society organisations. Its purpose is to strengthen civil society in New Zealand.

Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA)
DPA is the collective voice of people with disability in New Zealand based on principles of human rights and equal value of life.

The Industry Training Organisation for the health, disability, aged support and social services sectors.

At Home Care is a community online resource directory that aims to provide a one stop shop of comprehensive local up to date information on services, care and products for the growing older population, their families and allied health and support organizations in the Tauranga/Mount Maunganui/Papamoa/Katikati/Te Puke and Taranaki areas and the Horowhenua region.

Are you looking for home support services, rest homes, retirement housing or private hospitals?  Contact ELDERNET for free, comprehensive, up-to-date, nationwide information

INsite gives the aged care and retirement sectors an indepth, considered overview of what's going on today.

Health and Disability Commissioner
The Health and Disability Commissioner has the role of promoting and protecting the rights of health and disability services consumers, and facilitating the fair, simple, speedy, and efficient resolution of complaints.

Ministry of Health
The Ministry provides a range of information about disability services, elder care services, District Health Boards, Primary Health Organisations, government strategies and consultations, and much more.

Health Quality and Safety Commission

The HQSC was established to ensure all New Zealanders receive the best health and disability care within our available resources. 

Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre
This was established by the Ministry of Health as a one-stop-shop of trusted health information.  Its aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by sharing examples of health innovation and quality improvement.

Ministry for Social Development
Superannuation, veterans affairs, elder abuse and neglect prevention, assistance with living costs, community services card, disability allowances.

Unions – the main unions representing workers in this sector are the Public Service Association, the Service and Food workers Union  and the NZ Nurses Organisation

SeniorNet gives older adults an opportunity to get onto the Internet, and learn more about new communication and information technology.

Standards NZ
Keep an eye on this website for standards relevant to the home health sector, for example, dementia.

Land Transport Rules
Check this website for all land transport rules relevant for providers who transport clients.