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'Gutting': Te Papa apologises after guest speaker unable to access stage in wheelchair

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New Zealand's national museum Te Papa has apologised for not being able to cater to a man who uses a wheelchair - who had been asked to present at the...

Adaptive gear allows disabled musicians to keep playing

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Flutist Leslie Thompson was performing at a recent “Tea & Music” event at Columbus Public Library when, in the question period that followed, she was asked about the oddly shaped...

Aged care worker reveals brutal reality of the job in viral post

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A young woman has described the brutal daily workload she and her colleagues face in the aged care system — and the way the gruelling job leaves them "exhausted" and "broken".

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Parked in a Disability Accessible Spot and Instagram Is Pissed

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Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are reunited after Kylie’s endlessly long vacation to promote her new Kylie Skin summer drop, and they just took their cute couple vibes to Instagram.

Toddler paralysed in Waiouru crash 'proving what she's made of' after ventilator turned off

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CCS Disability Action spokeswoman Melanie Gamble said no parent should be put in the position of having to fight for the basic right of their child to live on the...

Auckland student Grace Stratton makes InStyle 50 Badass Women for 2019

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A Kiwi accessibility entrepreneur has joined the ranks of Rihanna, Anne Hathaway and Nobel Prize-winners in a global list of "badass women".

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...