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At the moment as a baby boomer born in 1965, I seem to be surrounded by the numeral ‘50’. I’m getting to that age where going to 50th’s is the most common social event on my calendar of soirees!
New Zealand’s only professional inclusive dance company, Touch Compass is auditioning for 2015. More Information
“Northland’s two Primary Health Organisations (PHO’s), Manaia Health and Te Tai Tokerau, and Northland DHB have joined together to fund the early roll out of this initiative, which expected to cost around $450,000”. – Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health More Information
"A big bouquet to Davis. Despite what must be a turbulent time for the Labour Party he still took the time to respond".
A Different Light - Northern Advocate 11th October 2014 More Information
Blind week is coming - 28th October to 3rd November 2014. More Information
Applications for the 2015 Inspiration Voyage are due by 31st October 2014.
A FREE workshop that will help you decide which smartphone, tablet or broadband you can purchase to access the communication services of your choice.
Halberg Disability Sport Foundation are holding an open day for anyone with a vision impairment, and their supporters. More Information
Arts Access Aotearoa, in association with Spark Centre invite you to the launch of the "I'm an Artist Campaign", featuring Auckland artist Allyson Hamblett.
Mental Health Awareness Week 2014 is from the 6th until the 12th October.
Deaf Aotearoa announce their AGM to be held on Saturday 29th November 2014. More Information
"Starved of oxygen is a gross understatement. It was like using a 3-inch straw as a snorkel in Kim Dotcom's spa pool".
A Different Light - Northern Advocate - 27th September 2014
23rd to 29th September 2014 is Arthritis Appeal Week. More Information
Jonny Wilkinson's regular Northern Advocate column - "A different light" - published 13th September 2014 More Information
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Polling the Policies: We've been asking what the parties are offering.
Northern Advocate column - "A different light" - published 30th August 2014