Resources for businesses.


There is a variety of support employers can access when hiring a disabled employee. Below is information on support services businesses can access, including available funding, internship and employment programmes funded by Work and Income and Be.Lab. Additionally, there are research articles and resources that emphasize the values and benefits businesses gain when they hire individuals with disabilities.

Employment agencies that work specifically with disabled job seekers.

Below are some of the local organisations that Momenta work alongside when seeking meaningful employment opportunities.

Career Moves

Employ NZ



Habit Health

Work and Income


Ara Rau

Be. Lab

Support networks for businesses.

The New Zealand Disability Employers Network and Be.Lab have a national network of employers who are consciously working towards more accessible and inclusive workplaces, many of which intentionally employ people with disabilities because they know and have experienced the benefits of this talent pool.

Available funding to support businesses.

Work and Income can provide financial support and modification grants when hiring someone with disabilities.

Internship and employment programmes.

Be. Lab in partnership with Work and Income deliver and fund the following two programmes;

Tertiary Internship Programme

New Start Programme

Further research and resources to support workplace diversity.

Extensive research and resources highlight the value of a diverse workforce and the skills and talent disabled employees bring to a business. Below is a list of resources and research articles supporting these findings. 


Australia Network on Disability

Be. Lab

Accessibility Tick

New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network

Employment New Zealand

Valuable 500

Ministry of Social Development Lead Toolkit – For employing disabled people

Maxim Institute Disability & Employment Research Series

Accenture Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage



Perceived barriers to hiring someone with a disability.

Four common myths about hiring a disabled employee.

Accessible Recruitment Guidelines.

Making your workplace accessible and inclusive.

When there is a long-held perception that a workplace needs to be more inclusive and diverse, attracting a wide talent pool of potential candidates can be challenging.

However, making your workplace accessible for people with disabilities will work towards changing this mindset and where you’ll begin attracting a larger talent pool of candidates. 

Read how you can make your recruitment more accessible at the link below.

Common Questions.

Still have questions? Below is a link to some common questions that businesses have about employing a person with disabilities.

Or get in touch with the team to have a chat