Archive: 2019
'Time for an honest discussion': Disability a perceived barrier to career opportunities, research sh

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The Disability Rights Commissioner is calling for an "honest discussion" after new research showed disabled people believe disability perceptions to be limiting their career opportunities.

Disability service at fault after 21-year-old charged for serious incidents.

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A disability service which provided living support to a 21-year-old man charged for two serious incidents is at fault for not having a risk-management plan in place.

Special fundraiser for Whangārei's Blomfield School at Hatea Loop Challenge.

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Whangārei's Blomfield Special School has got a unique way to raise funds to send its students out on trips - they do the Whangārei Hatea Loop Challenge.

Music therapy a big hit in Northland

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Music therapy is a new initiative in Northland, but already the response has amazed the organisers.

Certificate in Tiaki Kuia, Koroua - Aged Care

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Do you work with, or aspire to work with kuia and koroua in our community? If so, Te Kumanu Raeroa will give you the right skills to support our kaumātua...

Tetraplegic model Claire Freeman speaks out against euthanasia after once planning to end her life

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Tetraplegic model Claire Freeman planned to end her life at a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland - but instead she is now speaking out against euthanasia in a new documentary.

'First of its kind': new hope for people with disability and mental illness.

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When people seek help for depression or anxiety, they'll usually get the treatment they need. But for Georgia Groom and her family, it hasn't been that easy.

Issues raised by Merivale Retirement Village bed shortfall.

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“Anyone thinking of moving into a retirement village because it also has a care facility on site needs to seek as much information as they can about their right to...

Closed Captions for Daffodils.

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Daffodils, a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs will be able to be enjoyed in cinemas by the hearing impaired alongside their hearing friends.

Accessible packaging - some good news.

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Arthritis New Zealand and Packaging New Zealand have joined forces to establish guidelines for accessible packaging in New Zealand.