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Being Me: Samarra Wright

from Firstport

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Sassy West Coaster Samara lives with MND.

Hydrotherapy Pool in Kerikeri

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Great news! Kerikeri Litte Dippers Swim School now has a hydrotherapy pool! ACC, DHB, and private referrals accepted, with green prescription available.

The consequences of love: how finding a partner left me penniless

from NorthAble Information Centre

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As of this week, I don’t qualify for a benefit. Why? Did I suddenly get healthy enough to work fulltime? Did a distant cousin leave me their millions in Apple...

Local Election Access in NZSL

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Councils and District Health Boards (DHBs) must ensure Local Government Elections are fully accessible in New Zealand Sign Language.

Kaipara District Councillor, Libby Jones, Standing Down

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Kaipara District Councillor Libby Jones has announced she will not be standing for re-election for council in the upcoming local body elections but will stand again for the Northland District...

Unique service spreads joy to Blenheim's 'overlooked' disabled community

from NorthAble Information Centre

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For the past 12 years, the Joy Club has united Malburians with disabilities in a monthly church service at St Andrews.

Jonny Wilkinson: Increase in funding for family carers for ill or disabled welcome, but ...

from NorthAble Information Centre

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When I was 18 years old I could not wait to leave home. I was off to Auckland University with my friend Greg, without a backward look.

Forgetfulness: Normal Ageing or early Dementia

from Firstport

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Dr Doug Wilson concentrates on the core issues and the physiological and psychological reasons behind them.

Palliative Care Equipment Service provides support when its needed most

from Enable

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Our warehouse technicians take great pride in delivering Enable New Zealand’s Palliative Care Equipment Service on behalf of Canterbury District Health Board, supplying equipment to people with a terminal illness...

Emergency TXT service for people with hearing or speech difficulties

from Firstport

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If you have difficulty hearing or talking on the phone then it's important that you register for the 111 TXT service so you can contact Fire, Ambulance or the Police in an emergency. This article tells you more about the service.