Support and Advice for kāpō (blind, vision impaired, deafblind) Māori and their whānau

Call us on 0800 770 990


  • To request support services for kāpō and their whānau and Tangata whaikaha (disabled persons)

  • If you have a concern

  • If you just have a question

  • Or if you want to chat.


Kāpō Māori Aotearoa is a member-based society open to all people: disabled, able-bodied, Māori and Non-Māori. By supporting people, we bring hope, self-determination, independence, and individual and whānau well-being.
Explore our website to find out more about our services, and how to become a member.

Latest News and Events

Crown / Māori Relations Hui

The Prime Minister has established a new Crown/Māori Relations portfolio. The creation of the portfolio shows the Crown’s commitment to a strong, ongoing and healthy relationship with Māori.

Have your say on the direction and priorities of this new government portfolio.


You can attend a hui or send your feedback to us directly. We need your thoughts and ideas by 5pm, Wednesday 30 May 2018.

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Te Ao Marama (Māori Disability Advisory Group)

Disability Support Services within the Ministry of Health are seeking expressions of interest for new members of Te Ao Mārama, the Māori Disability Advisory Group. Te Ao Mārama is responsible for monitoring the implementation of Whāia Te Ao Mārama, the Māori Disability Action Plan, providing advice to Disability Support Services and in some circumstances to the wider Ministry of Health on the effectiveness of the plan in improving the lives of tāngata whaikaha Māori (Māori people with disabilities), and providing advice and support to the future design and implementation of the disability support system. 

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