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New Air-Chair could revolutionise travel for disabled people. Newshub, 16 November.

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The 'Air-Chair' is a narrow motorised chair that can fit down the aisle of an aircraft, and can slide onto an existing passenger seat - meaning there's no need for...

Plan to introduce free bus fares for Waikato's disabled. Stuff, 18 November.

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Hamilton City Council has endorsed the introduction of free bus rides for users with disabilities.

Parents and social workers ask for more support for children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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Parents and social workers are calling for greater support for children diagnosed with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and Government to recognise the condition as a special need or disability.

Te Ara Oranga Supreme Winner. SCOOP, 15 November.

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An initiative to reduce the hold that methamphetamine has over the Northland region, Te Ara Oranga was awarded the Cedric Kelly Supreme Award at the 2018 Northland Health and Social...

My own home. Mana Whaikaha, n.d.

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Del shares her story of moving from a rest home into a place she can call her own.

Broken hand-washing machines dismay disability support carer. Stuff, 7 November.

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People have been unable to wash their hands at a toilet block in West Auckland for more than two months.

Loving gesture brings tears for Northland business owner. Stuff,13 November.

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A Northland man wept tears of joy when he learned members of his church had raised $7000 to help him set up his new vegan business.

Jason Gunn & Jay-Jay Feeney Are Getting Locked up. SCOOP, 6 November.

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More FM Drive hosts Jason Gunn and Jay-Jay Feeney will be locked up in a jail cell this December, in a bid to raise funds for local charity Koru Care...

Struggling to learn: kids who learn differently struggle in schools. Northern Advocate, 12 November.

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Razeal Bracken-Wall, aged 15, has spent most of what should have been his school years out of school.

The Civic and Bruce Mason Centre now accessible to all. Auckland Council, 10 October.

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Auckland Live is delighted to announce the launch of new Accessibility Virtual Tours (AVT) to assist disabled and mobility-impaired concertgoers at two of Auckland's most iconic venues.