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SDS Network: Progress in New Zealand

Marsha Marshall of Manawanui speaks to Simon Duffy about the development of self-directed support (SDS) in New Zealand.

Marsha explains how New Zealands' approach to self-directed support has developed from initial exceptional arrangements into what is now a central plank of Government policy. 

This film was created as part of the European SKILLS project, supported by Erasmus+.

The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Film: Self-Directed Support (SDS) in New Zealand © Centre for Welfare Reform 2019.

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Simon Duffy

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