Category Archives: Accessibility

People with disabilities sought for documentary

The producers of television programme Attitude are on the lookout for people who live with disabilities and/or mental health issues so they show the non-clinical interventions offered by community groups to help with traumatic experiences.

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Signing course key to the world of the deaf

Do you know someone who is deaf but have difficulties communicating with them? The local branch of the Deaf Association is running a New Zealand sign language evening course once a week for six weeks starting on Thursday, August 1.

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More housing design advice for Canterbury

The Government is funding a housing design advisory service in Canterbury to encourage rebuilders and renovators to design houses to deal with future disabilities. Senior Citizens Minister Jo Goodhew and Disability Issues Minister Tariana Turia announced the service recently.

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Edgeware/Barbadoes parking changes likely

City Council staff have made a number of recommendations for changes to parking around the shops at the intersection of Barbadoes Street and Edgeware Road.

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Making St Albans inclusive and accessible

The Human Rights Commission will partner St Albans residents to ensure that the needs of the disabled are included when projects outlined in the St Albans Community Strategy are implemented.

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Celebrate UN Day of Persons With Disabilities

Come along to the ReSTART mall on Sunday. December 2 at 11 am and help celebrate the day with music, dance, poetry and performing arts. It does not matter whether you are able-bodied or coping daily with impairments, it’s a … Continue reading

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Needs of disabled in rebuild overlooked

SARA management committee member and community advocate, Hine Moke is speaking up about the needs of those living with a disability being overlooked in the rebuild.

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