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DPA Northland AGM

Published March 22nd 2010, Posted in Northland

DPA LogoKia Ora, are you a member of D.P.A or would you like to become a member?

If you would like to come to our A.G.M and get support for yourself or whanau (family) with a disability and see what we are all about by all means we would like to see you at the Tiaho Trust board room, Maori Trust Board Building, 3 - 5 Hunt Street on 1st April from 10am - 12noon.

Please phone Elinor Niha on 021 204 2115 for more information.

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Sailability Whangarei

Published March 22nd 2010, Posted in Northland

Sailing boatSailing for the disabled - A Whangarei Opportunity

A meeting to form a permanent organisation to continue with this activity will be held at the Whangarei Cruising Club Clubrooms at Kissing Point, Onerahi Road on Monday the 29th March at 7pm.

The agenda includes, background of this activity, the Sailability organisation, a suggested organisation structure, proposed constitution, election of a formation committee and general business.
Please phone the convenor Ron Miller on (09) 4360903 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)for more information about this event.

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Product Demonstration Morning

Published March 19th 2010, Posted in Northland

Kettle lifterNorthAble is hosting a Products Demonstration morning with Kiwi Rehabilitation consultant Graeme Williams.

Come and try products FREE of charge.  Meet and talk with Graeme.

Where: NorthAble, 40 John Street, Whangarei
When: 26th March from 10am – 11.30am

Products include: Scooters, Wheelchairs, Lift out chairs, Walkers, Aids for Daily Living and Toileting Products.

See you here!

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Northland Brain Train programme

Published March 04th 2010, Posted in Northland

Northland Brain Train logoInvitation to the Northland Brain Train

Northlanders will have the chance to discover the wonders of the human brain and learn about the latest neuroscience research as the Northland Brain Train makes its way across the region from March 15.

First stop is Kaitaia on Monday March 15, followed by Kaikohe on March 16 and Whangarei on Wednesday March 17.

The events include lectures by leading neuroscientists on the latest brain research, seminars on brain health and medical care from community support groups, and information displays with advice on support and services.

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Are you willing to volunteer?

Published March 01st 2010, Posted in National

Statistics NZ LogoWould you like to help trial Statistics New Zealand’s Disability Survey?

What’s it all about?
Every five years, Statistics NZ surveys people with disabilities to get a better picture of the well-being of all New Zealanders. This survey collects important information that Government and community organisations use to make decisions that affect everyone living with a disability, including their families and carers.

Statistics NZ wants to test the survey to make sure the questions are easy for everyone to understand and answer. We will do this testing between February and April 2010.

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