Archive: 2019
Handiflight round-the-world event held for disabled pilots

from NorthAble Information Centre

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When Alex Krol lost the use of his legs in a car accident in 2005, he thought his life was over.

Wheelchair Race Added as Permanent Fixture at Marathon.

from NorthAble Information Centre

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It was a day to celebrate for all wheelchair athletes today, with confirmation that ASB Auckland Marathon will include a wheelchair race permanently on the race schedule, after the success...

Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust Weekly Update 25/03/2019

from Firstport

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News and events in the Hawke's Bay area with a disability focus

People with a disability or health condition the answer to skills shortages

from NorthAble Information Centre

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OPINION: Every couple of days we hear about labour shortages across the economy. From fruit picking and bus or truck driving, to factory work and all manner of office jobs,...

Blind cyclist leads world bike ride for Peace

from NorthAble Information Centre

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A Bike ride for Peace around the world, led by blind cyclist Tore Naerland, passes through New Zealand from March 19 -22 visiting Rotorua, Tauranga and Auckland.

Blind wheelchair-user stuck in home after hospital discharge into 'totally unsuitable' house

from NorthAble Information Centre

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A blind woman was unable to leave her home without help for six weeks when she was discharged from hospital into an unsuitable state house after a leg amputation.

Blackout in Northland for Brain Injury Awareness Week

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Every 15 minutes in New Zealand somebody suffers a brain injury, and to highlight the issue Northland will be undergoing a blackout next week for Brain Injury Awareness Week.

Do you use a bed lever? Make sure you read this important safety announcement.

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Do you have a bed lever like this?

Disabled man denied dignity and medical funds by Ministry of Social Development, authority rules.

from NorthAble Information Centre

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A man with an unsightly skin condition, who was denied specialist medical funding and face-to-face contact with the Ministry of Social Development, has earned the department sharp criticism.

Movement defending vulnerable NZers launches website.

from NorthAble Information Centre

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Today marks the launch of the website and trailer for a series of documentary videos from the grassroots #DefendNZ movement – defending Aotearoa and some of its most vulnerable people...