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Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 15/10/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.

Moving out

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One of the first people that Mana Whaikaha has had the opportunity of working with has moved out of a resthome into her own little unit with the supports she needs.
Update from Directors

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We have come to the end of our first week of Mana Whaikaha, which began with a wonderful launch in Palmerston North.

Disability Information Centres survey

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The Federation of Disability Information Centres survey is for people who have difficulty in accessing information.
Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 08/10/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.

Waikato university student proves anyone can dance

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Facilitating an inclusive contemporary dance programme for Life Unlimited Charitable Trust’s after-school sport programme allowed Courtney Richmond to share her passion for movement and dance

Auckland taxi drivers stopped from transporting disabled passengers. Stuff, 23 September.

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Drivers from a large Auckland taxi firm have failed to meet the criteria required to transport passengers with disabilities under a nationwide mobility scheme.

APNZL opens five new homes in Auckland for people in need. SCOOP, 21 September.

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Accessible Properties (APNZL) is proud to open five new homes in Moire Road, West Auckland, providing warm, dry, accessibility friendly homes for individuals and families in housing need.

All kids to be screened for dyslexia, giftedness and other learning needs. NZ Herald, 21 September.

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The draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan, released by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin, proposes "a central data collection process" for all children with learning needs - about one...

Stole from disabled sister for three years. Otago Daily Times, 21 September.

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A Central Otago woman who swindled more than $100,000 from her intellectually impaired sister had three years of lies laid bare in court.