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.
SurfsUp Ruakaka is on this weekend – 22nd March 2014 at the Ruakaka Surf Lifesaving Club.
This is a great opportunity - if you have a physical, sensory, intellectual or other disability and are aged 7 or older, you are invited to participate in this special event.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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
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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