Who we are

The work we do is run by and for the People First members who are people with learning disability.

The members belong to local groups where they learn about self-advocacy and have opportunities to speak up in their local communities, regional meetings and national networking events.

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National Committee

Meet the National Committee that runs People First NZ.

Our team

Meet the nation-wide team working with members and people with learning disability.


We have 41 local groups and hundreds of members throughout New Zealand.

Our leaders

Members have the opportunity to build their leadership skills.