Tuesday, 6 July 2010
NZ Spinal Trust Aids Samoan Rugby Player
At the beginning of 2010, Ben Lei'a (22) was selected for the emerging Manu Samoa youth rugby squad then in January he suffered a horrific neck fracture during a training run for a forthcoming tour of New Zealand, which has left him a life-long tetraplegic.
Thursday, 3 June 2010
Wheelchair ban provokes angry response
The NZ Spinal Trust has reacted angrily to the organiser of the SBS Christchurch Marathon's decision to turn away wheelchair participants this year, despite negotiations over the last several weeks.