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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.

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NZSL In Action Awards 2014

Published March 14th 2014, Posted in National NZSL In Action Awards 2014

The lookout for NZSL Stars is on again – through the Deaf Aotearoa NZSL In Action Awards.

There are many people who contribute in a positive and meaningful way to the Deaf community including NZSL friendly businesses and organisations, interpreters, teachers and schools.

During NZSL week each year Deaf Aotearoa presents their awards for many categories.

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Purple Day Hero - Purple papermaking day

Published March 13th 2014, Posted in Northland

The Papermill is very proud to support ‘Purple Day’ in the quest to raise awareness for epilepsy.

They are offering FREE purple papermaking sessions on March 26th from 1pm - 2.30pm, to people in the disability sector.

Donations will be accepted for Epilepsy New Zealand, but are not compulsory.

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NorthAble’s Information Update 12 March 2014

Published March 13th 2014, Posted in National NorthAble’s Information Update 12 March 2014

Here’s NorthAble’s Information Update for 12 March 2014.

There is plenty of interesting information including upcoming events in here for everyone.

Full Update here:

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Accessibility is one of beach’s great attractions

Published March 11th 2014, Posted in National Accessibility is one of beach’s great attractions

Accessibility is one of beach’s great attractions.

Wouldn’t it be great if all the locals took part in caring for our beautiful beach and generating that feeling of pride, ownership and guardianship?

I’ve been living at in the village in Ruakaka for nearly two years now and really love our beach. It’s a total jewel and a taonga.

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Boccia NZ’s latest Get Rolling

Published March 11th 2014, Posted in National Boccia NZ’s latest Get Rolling

Boccia NZ’s latest Get Rolling is available here - check out upcoming events and see what has been happening out there.

You can also find out exactly what Boccia is, who can play it, find out about rules and much more:  http://www.boccia.org.nz/pages/newsletters.html

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A deliciously diverse community

Published March 10th 2014, Posted in National A deliciously diverse community

Whangarei has a deliciously diverse community and I for one hope it stays that way.

Well, cancelling the International Day of People with Disabilities was a real disappointment, but really what were we thinking! Holding an outdoor event in Northland, in early summer with no rain contingency!  The weather is so unpredictable, such is life.

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Employment - Family/Whanau Support Worker

Published March 10th 2014, Posted in Northland Employment - Family/Whanau Support Worker

Supporting Families Northland are seeking a full time Family/Whanau Support Worker, specialising in alcohol and drug issues, to complement our existing mental health family support worker based in Kawakawa.

If you have a minimum Level 4 qualification, experience working in the AOD sector, and are keen to provide a range of services to families, including casework, support groups and on-line support, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this job please go to http://talentpropellerjobs.co.nz/page/view+result/no/1524520/?search=code  and enter ref code 1524520 - Closing date Friday 21st March 2014.

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