Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002

  • revoked
  • Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

as at 6 November 2008

Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002

(SR 2002/332)

  • Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This order is administered in the Department of Labour.

Pursuant to section 4 of the Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Act 1960, Her Excellency the Governor-General, on the recommendation of the Minister of Social Services and Employment (made after consultation with the unions, associations, and organisations referred to in section 5 of that Act), and acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Interpretation
  • In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Act 1960

    exempt organisation means an organisation listed in Schedule 1 or Schedule 2

    exemptions means the exemptions granted by clause 4.

4 Exemptions
  • (1) The organisations listed in Schedules 1 and 2 are exempt from the Minimum Wage Act 1983 for the sheltered workshops listed opposite their names in the second column of those schedules.

    (2) The organisations in Schedule 1 are exempt from the Holidays Act 2003 for the sheltered workshops listed opposite their names in the second column of that schedule.

    (3) The exemptions are—

    • (a) subject to clauses 5 and 6; and

    • (b) not limited or affected by the change of name of an exempt organisation.

    Subclause (2) was amended, as from 1 April 2004, by section 91(2) Holidays Act 2003 (2003 No 129) by substituting the words Holidays Act 2003 for the words Holidays Act 1981.

5 Exemptions apply to certain persons only
  • The exemptions apply only to the employment and remuneration of disabled persons employed by an exempt organisation at a sheltered workshop for the purpose of receiving care, treatment, and rehabilitation.

6 Exemptions may lapse
  • An exemption lapses if—

    • (a) the exempt organisation ceases to be approved by the Minister under section 3 of the Act; or

    • (b) the sheltered workshop to which the exemptions apply—

      • (i) ceases to be owned or controlled by an exempt organisation; or

      • (ii) ceases to be a sheltered workshop.

7 Revocation
  • The Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2001 (SR 2001/197) is revoked.

Schedule 1
Organisations exempted from Holidays Act 2003 and Minimum Wage Act 1983

r 4(1), (2)

  • The heading to Schedule 1 was amended, as from 1 April 2004, by section 91(2) Holidays Act 2003 (2003 No 129) by substituting the words Holidays Act 2003 for the words Holidays Act 1981. It previously read Organisations exempted from Holidays Act 1981 and Minimum Wage Act 1983.

Atawhai Industries Incorporated38G McLean Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth
 38B McLean Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth
 27 Tupoki Road, Uruti, North Taranaki
Auckland Protected Employment Trust11-13 Laureston Avenue, Otahuhu
Blenheim Business Services IncorporatedKopy Katz, 25 Alfred Street, Blenheim
Cambridge Disabled Sheltered Workshop Incorporated13 Wilson Street, Cambridge
Community Living TrustWoodwork Centre, Unit D Ellis Court, Cnr Ellis & Bandon Streets, Hamilton
 17 Pembroke Street, Hamilton
 1139 Victoria Street, Hamilton
 Visual Artz Studio, cnr Ward Street & Seddon Road, Hamilton
 Horticulture, Reid Road, Hamilton
Coromandel Independent LivingTrust1740 Rings Road, Coromandel
Disability Resource Centre HB Incorporated204 Nelson Street South, Hastings
Disability Training Services H.B. Trust Board87 Austin Street, Onekawa, Napier
Disabled Citizens Society Incorporated (trading as Cargill Enterprises)Sheltered Workshop and Training Centre, 199 Hillside Road, Dunedin
Disabled Distributors IncorporatedAbPost: 4 Union Street, Petone
 AbPost and Pack: 76A Stodard Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland
 A.B. Services: 3 Leith Road, Owhata, Rotorua
Eastern Bay Achievement Trust IncorporatedTe Tahi Street, Whakatane
Firmament Incorporated Charitable Trust28 Boomer Street, Green Island, Dunedin
Framework TrustKowhai House, 14 Kingsland Terrace, Kingsland
 Kingsland Activity Centre, 10 Kingsland Terrace, Kingsland
 St Lukes Organic Gardens, 24a St Lukes Road, St Lukes
 The Cottage Nursery, 3 Barids Road, Orewa
 Kelmarna Gardens, 12 Hukanui Street, Herne Bay
 Devonport Gardens, 4/27 Lake Road, Devonport
 Shakespeare Road Activity Centre, 120 Shakespeare Road, Milford
 Te Ao Marama, 34 Huia Road, Otahuhu
 Te Oranga, 38 East Tamaki Road, Papatoetoe
Greenways TrustWaihue Road, Dargaville
Hamilton Workshop & Training Centre Incorporated80 Sunshine Avenue, Te Rapa
 Peachgrove Workshop, 80 Peachgrove Road, Hamilton
Handmade Studio Trust150a Colombo Street, Beckenham, Christchurch
Hohepa Homes (Canterbury)Birchfield Workshops, 23 Barrington Street, Spreydon, Christchurch
 Wood Workshop, Farm and Gardens, Cnr Sabys and Trices Roads, Halswell
Hohepa Homes Hawkes BayState Highway 2, Main Road, Clive
Horizons Day Options TrustFingerprints and Fingertips, 3 Burdale Street, Christchurch
 Creative Crafts, 100 Carlyle Street, Christchurch
 Opawa Activities, 114 Opawa Road, Christchurch
Hutt Valley Disabled Resources TrustKennedy Good Centre, 60 Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
 Pet Products, 60 Fisk Street, Naenae
 Training House, 106 Rata Street, Naenae
IHC New Zealand Incorporated6 Te Reinga Street, Kaitaia
 Awakino Point North, Dargaville
 11 Cooke Street, Whangarei
 12 First Avenue, Whangarei
 300 Otaika Road, State Highway, Whangarei
 35 Porowini Avenue, Whangarei
 262 Main Road, Albany
 4/318 Beachhaven Road, Rangitoto
 165 Sunnybrae Road, Rangitoto
 13-15 Fraser Avenue, Northcote
 Lower Level A, 44 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead
 20 Baxter Street, North Harbour
 5c Rabone Street, Henderson
 8 View Road, Henderson
 368b Church Street, Penrose
 39 Eric Paton Way, Tamaki
 37c Sir William Drive, East Tamaki
 626 Great South Road, South East Auckland
 15 Ray Small Drive, Papakura
 109 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe
 42 King Street, Pukekohe
 40 Subway Road, Pukekohe
 136 Queens Road, Panmure
 6 Kent Street, Hamilton
 180 Kent Street, Hamilton
 7a Lake Road, Hamilton
 18 Raynor Road, Huntly
 176 Tarr Road, Kaipaki
 32 Moorehouse Street, Morrinsville
 Arawa Street, Matamata
 112 Bridge Street, Tokoroa
 Grey Street, Paeroa
 Main Road, Paeroa
 205 Willoughby Street, Thames
 76 Kenny Street, Waihi
 1/29 Birch Avenue, Tauranga
 13 First Avenue, Tauranga
 154 Newton Road, Mt Maunganui
 Grove Centre, 325 Mt Maunganui Road, Mt Maunganui
 231 Sunset Road, Rotorua
 13 Ti Street, Rotorua
 1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua
 Karenza Lane, Awakeri, RD 3, Whakatane
 135 Taharepa Road, Taupo
 117 Tongariro Street, Taupo
 Turaki Street, Taumarunui
 11-13 Taumarunui Street, Taumarunui
 Maniapoto Road, Te Kuiti
 25 Te Kanawa Road, Otorohanga
 765 Carrington Road, New Plymouth
 44-46 King Street, New Plymouth
 24 Sunley Street, New Plymouth
 137a Glover Road, New Plymouth
 34 King Street, Opunake
 82 Broadway, Stratford
 283 High Street, Hawera
 2 Anzac Street, Gisborne
 9 Temple Street, Gisborne
 Queen Street, Wairoa
 Bledisloe Road, Napier
 Cnr Riverbend & Bledisloe Roads, Napier
 Latham Street, Napier
 11 Swan Street, Napier
 Gordon Road, Hastings
 104 Lyndon Road, Hastings
 The Quarry, Bridge Pa, Hastings
 500 Tomoana Road, Hastings
 46 Bentley Street, Masterton
 128 South Road, Feilding
 Shops A & B, Broadway, Centennial Mall,Marton
 Pinfold Road, Aokautere, Palmerston North
 32 Joseph Street, Palmerston North
 180 Glasgow Street, Wanganui
 Turoa Road, Wanganui
 46 Alma Road, Wanganui
 Huia Street, Taihape
 Landex, Main Road, Highfields, Levin
 25 Dunstan Street, Otaki
 28 Goodshed Road, Upper Hutt
 29 Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt
 10 Taine Street, Taita, Lower Hutt
 33 Whakatiki Street, Upper Hutt
 Unit 3, 6-8 Horner Street, Wellington
 28 Middleton Road, Johnsonville
 32 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington
 St Vincent de Paul's, Altar Bread Department, 207 Riddiford Street, Wellington
 Middle Road, Blenheim
 Selmes Road, RD 3, Blenheim
 182 Weld Street, Blenheim
 27 Beach Road, Kaikoura
 10 Church Street, Nelson
 15 Green Street, Nelson
 52 Oxford Street, Richmond
 55a High Street, Motueka
 Commercial Street, Golden Bay
 149 Derby Street, Westport
 131 Tainui Street, Greymouth
 125 Revell Street, Hokitika
 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora
 77 Brisbane Street, Christchurch
 622 Ferry Road, Christchurch
 8 Sheffield Street, Christchurch
 277 Stanmore Road, Christchurch
 515 Wairakei Road (Unit 5), Christchurch
 21 Main South Road, Tinwald
 Arowhenua Road, Kerrytown
 36 Latter Street, Timaru
 139 King Street, Timaru
 14 Sandringham Street, Oamaru
 42 King Edward Street, Dunedin
 57 Kirkcaldy Street, Dunedin
 Rankeillor Street, Dunedin
 77 Stafford Street, Dunedin
 48 Teviot Street, Dunedin
 50 Timaru Street, Dunedin
 27 Wingatui Road, Mosgiel, Dunedin
 Barnego Nursery, Balclutha
 Cnr Stewart and High Streets, Balclutha
 15 Civic Avenue, Gore
 7 Oreti Street, Gore
 St Peters Laundry, Pukaki Street, Gore
 70 Doon Street, Invercargill
 62 East Road, Invercargill
 198 Esk Street, Invercargill
 54 Tweed Street, Invercargill
Kilmarnock Enterprises TrustKilmarnock Enterprises, 29 Kilmarnock Street and 32 Riccarton Road, Riccarton Christchurch
Kimberley Centre - MidCentral District Health BoardKimberley Centre, Kimberley Road, Levin
Manaaki Trust IncorporatedManaaki Trust Training Venture, Miriama Street, Taumarunui
Matea Trust1016 State Highway 1, Dairy Flat, RD 2, Albany
Richmond Fellowship of NZ Incorporated3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland
Schizophrenia Fellowship WairarapaMcNeight Workshop, 425 Queen Street, Masterton
Second Chance Enterprises IncorporatedMain Drive, Porirua Hospital, Porirua
 Zoodoo Woodford Gardens, Woodford Avenue, Henderson, Auckland
South Waikato Achievement Trust IncorporatedSouth Waikato Achievement Centre, 12 Thompson Street, Tokoroa
 THESA Products, 123 Logan Street,Tokoroa
 V.I.S.I.O.N.S., 1 Osborne Place, Tokoroa
Southland Enterprises Inc8 Kinloch Street, Invercargill
 Southland Enterprises Recycling Centre, Bond Street, Invercargill
SPAN Charitable TrustSuite 80, 224 Cashel St, Christchurch
Spectrum Care TrustWorkoptions-South, 533 Great South Road, Papatoetoe
 Workoptions-Gardens, 69 Gadsby Road, Mangere
 Workoptions-Central, 17a George Terrace, Onehunga
 Pre-Employment Workoptions, 93 Onehunga Mall, Auckland
Step Ahead Trust167 Stanmore Road, Christchurch
The Supported Life Style Hauraki Trust104 Amy Street, Thames
 Dirty Work Done Cheap, corner Williamson and Pollen Streets, Thames
 Dirty Work Done Cheap, 119 Wharepoa Road, Kerepehi, Hauraki
Te Aratu TrustTraining and Achievement Centre, 33 Tarewa Road, Rotorua
Te Awamutu Gracelands TrustGracelands Recycling, Waipa District Council Transfer Station, Paterangi Road, Te Awamutu
 Gracelands Green Team, 48 Teasdale Street, Te Awamutu
Vanessa Lowndes Abilities Incorporated143 Derby Street, Gisborne
Wanganui Enterprises41 London Street, Wanganui

Schedule 2
Organisations exempted from Minimum Wage Act 1983 only

r 4(1)

Abilities North Shore IncorporatedAbpac West: 2/448 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland
 North Shore: 32-34 View Road, Glenfield, Auckland
Avalon Training Centre (Equality (Bay of Plenty) Incorporated)Cnr Gill Lane & Main Road, Te Puna, RD 2, Tauranga
Disabled Citizens Society Incorporated421-423 Dominion Road, Mt Eden
Kaurilands Skills CentreTokatoka Road, PO Box 203, Dargaville
Supported Employment Agency Trust (Incorporated)Quality Furniture Mart, 15 Ti Street, Rotorua
Workforce AucklandWorkforce Industries-Mangere, 8 Kirkbride Road, Mangere
 Workforce Industries-Henderson, 206-208 Swanson Road, Henderson

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, exempts certain organisations from the Minimum Wage Act 1983, or from both that Act and the Holidays Act 1981. The exemption applies to disabled persons employed by an exempt organisation at sheltered workshops owned or controlled by the organisation.

Sheltered workshops are places owned or controlled by organisations that have been approved by the Minister of Social Services and Employment and that operate undertakings whose object is the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of disabled persons.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 October 2002.


  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)

1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Order 2002. It incorporates all the amendments to the order as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3