Decision making and powers of attorney
Your local Community Law Centre can provide free initial legal advice and information.
Ministry of Justice
This has information about the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988.
Office for Senior Citizens
This website has useful information and videos, and also templates for preparing an enduring power of attorney.
The Public Trust website has information on enduring powers of attorney.
Phone: 0800 371 471
Welfare Guardians Trusts
This site has information about welfare guardians and links to sites of some local Welfare Guardians Trusts.
People First New Zealand is a self advocacy organisation that is led and directed by people with learning (intellectual) disability. They create Easy Read resources which are available free to download on their website. Their resources include: