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.
Tuatara Design Store are hosting their first ever annual Ngahuru Festival in conjunction with their Matariki celebrations this month.
Tonight, 6th June, the Toi Maori Exhibition will be opened with a powhiri starting at 5.30pm. There is some exquisite traditional and contemporary Maori art on show.
Events are taking place at the Tuatara Design Store, 29 Bank Street, Whangarei.
Healthy Hikurangi’s 2013 Matariki Festival will be held this coming Saturday 8th June in the Hikurangi Memorial Hall from 9am until midday.
This will be a fun and informative morning for the whole whanau / family with food stalls, information packs around healthy living, activities and a door prize.
Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand have put out a media release for World Multiple Sclerosis Day – 29th May 2013 to announce a Fatigue Programme to bring relief to 3,000 New Zealanders.
Northland Multiple Sclerosis Society has three FREE Wheelchair carriers to give away. If you or a member of your family uses a wheelchair one of these could be very useful for you and/or your carer.
Kathy Strongman and Mita Moses are back on the road again after having had their van stolen from outside their Onerahi home on Thursday 25th April. Three days after it was stolen, the burnt out wreck of the deaf couple’s uninsured Mitsubishi Delica was found in Gumdigger Place off Rewa Rewa Road.
The much awaited 2013 budget is out, but it is very difficult to find anything out about the disability sector and what funding has been set aside to assist us here in Northland.
The Health sector is to receive around one third of new operating funding, the Government having allocated $1.6 billion for health related initiatives over the next four years.
Donations have continued to pour in for Mita Moses and Kathy Strongman. Thanks to one local businessman the funds have taken a leap towards achieving the goal of around $10,000.
Follow the link for an update and to see the article published in The Northern Advocate today.