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.
The New Zealand Blind Cricket Association inc (NZBCA) are pleased to announce the hosting of a New Zealand A vs Australia A development tour to be held in New Zealand Upper North Island.
The tour will run from (and including) Tuesday 20th January 2015 to Sunday 25th January 2015 and will include 5 T20 (twenty/twenty) matches and 1 OD (one day 40/40) match between the two development sides.
“More and more, I feel I need to take more of a stand.”
It’s your core values and belief in the power of your own mind that matter in the end. And I believe that the radicals in our society are critical to pushing forward positive change.
Read our CEO’s column in The Northern Advocate here: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=11310623
Snow Sports New Zealand (SSNZ) and Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) are seeking participants for their Snow Sports Youth & Women Talent ID Camp coming up on 29th, 30th and 31st August 2014 at the Turoa Ski area.
At this camp SSNZ & PNZ will be looking to identify, retain and develop youth skiers and snowboarders with potential for future Paralympic success, with a specific focus on female athletes.
Are you ready to vote in the General Elections? If you have just turned 18 or moved house you need to be enrolled with your current information to vote.
This year, for the first time, there is a “service for voters who are blind, partially blind or have a physical disability that prevents them from marking their ballot paper without assistance” as reported in the Northern Advocate on Friday 8th August 2014.
NorthAble is seeking a new LYNKZ Programme Facilitator for their recently established LYNKZ programme in Dargaville.
This is a part time position with variable hours between 24-30 per week.
It has been brought to our attention by Yachting New Zealand that page 57 has been omitted from the online version of Getting Out There – 2013 edition.
This page contains a short story about Sailability Northland and it’s origins.
Sailability Northland launched its two adaptive yachts “Kandu” and “Wildu” at the Whangarei Cruising Club in Whangarei in April 2012. The yachts were blessed by the local kaumatua and officially launched by MP Mojo Mathers.
The 20percent Campaign aims to raise the disability sector vote by lobbying politicians to better recognise the political strength of the disability vote. At the same time it seeks to mobilise disabled people and their family/whanau/partner to engage with political candidates, question them on key issues and then vote accordingly.