About Us

We aim to provide disability and health related information to disabled people, older people, family/whanau and others who support the rights of everyone to live good lives in their communities.

Our Strategy


The Centre was created by Taranaki people for Taranaki people. All of our activities are underpinned by our values of:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Accountability

Our Principles

We are proud that our Principles reflect and endorse the Vision and Principles of Enabling Good Lives.

The TDICT core Principles are:

  • Self-determination
  • Beginning early
  • Person-centred
  • Ordinary life outcomes
  • Mainstream first
  • Mana enhancing
  • Easy to use
  • Relationship building

Māori Support

At TDICT Centre, we are proud of our commitment to embedding tikanga maori, within our service provision.

Cultural Equality

We believe that all people accessing our services and TDICT staff working within our services, should feel culturally safe and respected at all times.

Cultural Support

TDICT staff members we work with a number of different organisations, which support the diverse cultures, within the Taranaki region. We aim to deliver our services in a way that respects and values disabled people, of all cultures.

Communication Support

Being able to communicate and be understood is very important and TDICT Centre is committed to providing information, about NZ Sign Language, Easy Read, and other communication supports.

Meet the team

Meet the friendly Team at Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre