Disability Resource Centre (H.B.) Trust Weekly Update 22/07/2019

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

Special Needs Taekwon-Do Federation of New Zealand Event

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Special Needs Taekwon-Do World Games in Napier at the Pettigrew Green Arena on Saturday 5th October 2019.

Being Me: Samarra Wright

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Sassy West Coaster Samara lives with MND.

Hydrotherapy Pool in Kerikeri

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

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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

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