Archive: 2019
Whangārei adult day centre Forget-Me-Not celebrates 25 years. Northern Advocate, 18 February.

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An adult day centre in Whangārei which now has 9000 visits by clients each year celebrated its 25th birthday with food, music, kapa haka and cake.

WHO launches flagship Assistive Technology programme

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is developing a flagship programme – Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE) – in partnership with UN Agencies, international organizations, donor agencies, professional organizations, academia,...

Disability parks shared use addressed

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Incoming restrictions on Queenstown mobility parking spaces have been welcomed by a disability campaigner.

Determined mum who became advocate for young disabled people to receive Local Hero award. One News,

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The New Zealander of the Year will be announced tomorrow night, but the event will also honour community leaders with its Local Hero awards.

Paralympic swimmer Alice Tai banned from race for being disabled. Stuff, 31 January.

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British Paralympic gold medallist Alice Tai has been banned from swimming in a County Championships final – because she is disabled.

Guide to designing accessible public buildings released

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Visit the Building Performance's new guide - https://www.building.govt.nz/building-code-compliance/d-access/accessible-buildings

Kiwi set to walk length of NZ for Rarotonga disability centre. One News, 27 January.

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'Total game-changer': Disabled mum calls on beaches to adopt Mt Maunganui's 'access mat'. Newshub, 3

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A self-described 'wheelchair mum' is calling for better Takapuna beach access so more families can enjoy a summer day at the beach together.

Brain Injury Association Needs New Committee Members

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The Brain Injury Association, Northland Inc needs new committee members.

Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre - Whangarei

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"Kia ora,I’d like to introduce the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre, which will be opening its Whangarei Regional Centre in March.