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Your support is very important to us. We need the support of all New Zealanders to make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. We have many ways in which you can be involved in IHC’s good work.


Calf & Rural Scheme 2018 Notice

Due to the very real risk of spreading the Mycoplasma bovis disease, IHC has decided to suspend crucial aspects of its Calf & Rural scheme.

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IHC has been fundraising since it was founded in 1949 by a group of parents unhappy with the lack of opportunities for their children with intellectual disabilities.  Today, IHC’s fundraising activities pay for programmes to enhance the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.


Questions and Answers on IHC’s decision

Why did IHC decide to suspend the transportation and IHC calf sales this year?

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If you are interested in IHC and intellectual disability, you can become a member. You will have the opportunity to be part of a range of activities that benefit people with intellectual disabilities and stand up for their rights.

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Make a difference

IHC has a long and important partnership with farmers, which means together we have been able to make a real difference in the lives and futures of people with intellectual disabilities – particularly those living in rural communities.

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Helping families

IHC has been there for thousands of rural parents over the years. Kerry and Steve live on a dairy farm and pledge to the Calf & Rural Scheme. “Saryn’s diagnosis turned our lives upside down...

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