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Monday, 23 June 2014
DISABILITY 3:47PM
Living with Dyslexia I have something in common with the following people; Richard Branson, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Graham Bell, Einstein, Nigel Kennedy, John Lennon, Walt Disney, Tommy Hilfiger, Andy Warhol, Whoopi Goldberg, Henry Wrinkler (Fonzie!), Danny Glover. By Danny de Hek
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Sunday, 13 April 2014
DISABILITY 7:47PM
Human rights complaints New Zealand WELLINGTON — Serious human rights complaint has been systemically cover-up by Newzealand government organisations, these action have destroyed 2 lives. By Paul Riddler
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Saturday, 2 March 2013
DISABILITY 1:27PM
2013 Census risks under-reporting number of disabled people One of New Zealand’s leading disability service and advocacy organisations is calling on disabled people to take part in this month’s Census on-line amid concerns the number of disabled people may be under-reported. By CCS Disability Action
285 views


Friday, 8 February 2013
DISABILITY 3:47PM
Coffee Supreme rallies behind the Autism Intervention Trust WELLINGTON — Coffee Supreme rallies behind the Autism Intervention Trust with all proceeds going to help fund a unique Holiday programme for children with autism in Wellington. By Coffee Supreme
278 views


Tuesday, 29 January 2013
DISABILITY 9:03AM
Manawatu to host disability sports expo Regional sports clubs will be showcasing disability sports opportunities at the new Manawatu Disability Sports Expo in The Square on Friday February 15. By Sport Manawatu
406 views


Wednesday, 19 December 2012
DISABILITY 12:05PM
NZCT grant for Parafed Auckland AUCKLAND — Parafed Auckland has received a $25,000 funding boost from the New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) which has enabled it to purchase a range of new equipment for its athletes. By NZCT
257 views


Friday, 14 December 2012
DISABILITY 4:07PM
Salisbury case highlights 'archaic' views on disabled The decision to keep Salisbury School open is at odds with the New Zealand Disability Strategy’s goal of an inclusive society, says Massey education specialist Dr Jude MacArthur. By Massey University
522 views


Monday, 10 December 2012
DISABILITY 2:02PM
Users invited to demonstration of new pool lift INVERCARGILL — Splash Palace has a new lift for people with disabilities and is inviting users and groups representing people with disabilities to a demonstration on how to use the new equipment. By Invercargill City Council
247 views


DISABILITY 1:54PM
Users invited to demonstration of new pool lift INVERCARGILL — Splash Palace has a new lift for people with disabilities and is inviting users and groups representing people with disabilities to a demonstration on how to use the new equipment. By Invercargill City Council
270 views


Tuesday, 4 December 2012
DISABILITY 3:16PM
Official signing of the Taranaki Disability Strategy TARANAKI — I am well used to attending formal signings – but the majority of these are between two parties; the Crown and iwi. By Tariana Turia
174 views


Tuesday, 9 October 2012
DISABILITY 2:37PM
Speech to NZ Association of Blind Citizens Clare Curran The New Zealand Labour Party has a proud history of engaging with and empowering the disability community and people with disabilities. By Labour Party
169 views


Wednesday, 3 October 2012
DISABILITY 4:10PM
National award nomination for Massey lecturer A Massey University lecturer has been nominated for a national award for his work in campaigning for people with disabilities. By Massey University
204 views


Tuesday, 2 October 2012
DISABILITY 6:29PM
Disability high amongst non-hospitalised injury victims Levels of ongoing disability amongst people injured, even when not hospitalised, has surprised a University of Otago research team. By University of Otago
230 views


Monday, 1 October 2012
DISABILITY 3:16PM
600,000 disabled Kiwis – negotiating footpaths is tough, UC expert CHRISTCHURCH — Over 600,000 Kiwis report some kind of sensory, physical or other disability and many of them struggle with the nation's footpaths, especially around quake-damaged Christchurch, University of Canterbury (UC) expert Glen Koorey said today. By University of Canterbury
192 views


Thursday, 27 September 2012
DISABILITY 12:00PM
Disability advocate to speak at Taranaki forum TARANAKI — The Disability Rights Commissioner, Paul Gibson, will be guest speaker at a forum for users of Taranaki’s Total Mobility scheme, under which taxi travel is subsidised for people with disabilities. By Taranaki Regional Council
163 views


Wednesday, 26 September 2012
DISABILITY 12:16PM
UC law student a finalist in NZ Attitude disability awards University of Canterbury (UC) third year law student, Erin Gough, is a Youth award finalist in the New Zealand Attitude Awards. By University of Canterbury
77 views


Tuesday, 14 August 2012
DISABILITY 2:23PM
Huia wins gold for disabled access LOWER HUTT — Huia Pool’s recent gold award from the Halberg Trust for disabled access comes as no surprise for one user of the council facility.
280 views


Monday, 6 August 2012
DISABILITY 3:31PM
Massey student has Paralympic medal in his sights Massey University business student Daniel Holt’s personal motto is: “No one ever said it was going to be easy, but it’s going to be worth it.”   It’s a phrase that has held him in good stead as he prepares for his first Paralympics at the end of this month.
182 views


Thursday, 26 July 2012
DISABILITY 5:24PM
Outsourcing has unseen benefits Dennis Eva simply loves having a job.  It gives him independence, the opportunity to contribute to society and gain skills he can transfer into his personal life.
428 views


Tuesday, 24 July 2012
DISABILITY 12:17PM
Council and Rotary Step up for Disabled Swimmers KAWAKAWA — Disabled and elderly swimmers now have safer and easier access to the heated pool at ASB Recreation Centre in Kawakawa.
80 views


Thursday, 19 July 2012
DISABILITY 12:36PM
What could be more creative than being different? Fairfax Media leads by example in encouraging New Zealand businesses to provide jobs for disabled Kiwis with the Creative Spirit programme Fairfax Media is launching Creative Spirit in New Zealand – a programme designed to boost numbers of creative communications agencies employing people with disabilities.
87 views


Wednesday, 27 June 2012
DISABILITY 4:48PM
Rebuilding Christchurch – access for disabled people benefits everyone Disabled people were affected by the Christchurch earthquakes alongside other Cantabrians.
86 views




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Name Website Region Town/City Topic
Australasian Network of Students With Disabilities z z DISABILITY
Beehive: Disability Issues www.beehive.govt.nz/portfolio/disability+issues z z DISABILITY
Blind Sport New Zealand Inc. www.blindsport.org.nz/ z z DISABILITY
Enable New Zealand www.enable.co.nz/ z z DISABILITY
Health and Disability Commissioner www.hdc.org.nz/ z z DISABILITY
Paul Riddler http://www.fyi.org.nz/human-rights-complaints-newzealand z z DISABILITY
National Foundation for the Deaf nfd.org.nz z z DISABILITY
New Zealand Riding for the Disabled www.rda.org.nz/ z z DISABILITY
NZ Guidelines Group www.nzgg.org.nz/ z z DISABILITY
NZ Spinal Trust www.nzspinaltrust.org.nz z z DISABILITY
Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind www.rnzfb.org.nz/ z z DISABILITY
StarJam Charitable Trust www.starjam.org Auckland z DISABILITY

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