Disability Information and Advisory Support Services
In Northland, there are a range of organisations providing a Disability Information Advisory Service about a specific disability, or disability in general.
Get more information about these individual organisations and how to contact them in Northland.
Here’s the final Boccia NZ Newsletter for 2013. http://www.boccia.org.nz/pages/newsletters.html
Read about the Junior National Champs, see what’s coming up in 2014 and if you are new to Boccia or would like to have a go, look at the three short video’s that have been included on page 3.
The people of Whangarei have known for a long time that disability advocate Vanassa McGoldrick is a hero - and now she’s gained national recognition.
Ms McGoldrick was named the winner of the 2013 Spirit of Attitude Award in Auckland on Tuesday night.
Parafed Northland’s November Newsletter is available for everyone to read. Meet the team and see what sporting activities are on offer for people of all abilities.
See some great photos of young disabled people enjoying a range of different sports including sailing with Sailability Northland.
From 2016 Paracanoe sprint events will be included in the Paralympics in the 200m kayak (K1) and 200m Va’a (V1).
(Va’a is known in New Zealand as Waka Ama.)
NorthAble’s latest News Update - 4th December 2013 is out now for you to read and catch up with what’s been happening and what’s coming up.
The NorthAble Disability Services: LYNKZ Programme Facilitator – Dargaville Vacancy is being re advertised with an updated JD, increased hours and a later start date than the recently advertised position. This could be the rewarding job you have been looking for!
Boccia is one of the few sporting activities out there that is run by disabled people for disabled people – Awesome!!
This great sport is a growing pastime as more and more disabled people take it up as a regular activity that provides great camaraderie whilst also being competitive with regular inter club competitions.
The NorthAble LYNKZ Programme for 13th to 31st January 2014 is now available.
Check the schedule for times for the activities that interest you - there is something for everyone from cooking to fundraising, Job Club or outings to the beach, movies, library, Ten Pin Bowling and lots more.
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