Here’s the final Boccia NZ Newsletter for 2013. http://www.boccia.org.nz/pages/newsletters.html
Read about the Junior National Champs, see what’s coming up in 2014 and if you are new to Boccia or would like to have a go, look at the three short video’s that have been included on page 3.
The people of Whangarei have known for a long time that disability advocate Vanassa McGoldrick is a hero - and now she’s gained national recognition.
Ms McGoldrick was named the winner of the 2013 Spirit of Attitude Award in Auckland on Tuesday night.
Boccia is one of the few sporting activities out there that is run by disabled people for disabled people – Awesome!!
This great sport is a growing pastime as more and more disabled people take it up as a regular activity that provides great camaraderie whilst also being competitive with regular inter club competitions.
Gout – It’s not just your kai!
Gout is often very misunderstood and people who have gout find it can be well controlled.
As the title suggests it’s not just about kai and alcohol. Come along and find out more.
Join the fight against arthritis. A Public Day for all those with arthritis, friends, families and health professionals. Saturday, 9th November 2013 at Waipuna Hotel in Auckland
In addition there is a wonderful prize of a weekend for two with breakfasts at the Waipuna Hotel, for registered participants for the Public Day.
Tiaho Trust, in collaboration with Nga Mahi mo te Tangata Trust hosted a dual photo exhibition in September. The exhibition included the photography from “Intimate Encounters” and “Surf’s Up” disability surfing from Ahipara. Two local curators, Des Mahoney (Kaitaia Museum) and Petrina Hodgson (Northland Age Photographer) assisted in the hanging and the curating of both the exhibitions.
Arthritis New Zealand are holding their annual ‘Open Day’ at the Waipuna Hotel in Auckland and invite you to join their staff, clients, members, families and health professionals in their Open Day on Saturday 9th November. A great opportunity to learn more and meet new people. You will also have the opportunity to hear from key note speakers.
Alzheimers Society Northland (Inc)‘s September Newsletter is here for you to read and enjoy.
Update yourselves on what has been happening, find out the latest on the new building and keep up with the team who are working in Northland to bring information and assistance to you.
Gabby is a 13 year old girl who’s Nana has inspired her recent presentation to Age Concern on the topic of “Stroke: From a Young Person’s Perspective”.
The Brain Injury Association Northland Inc. have shared their August Newsletter with us.
There is a request included for all who are interested and able to receive the newsletter electronically to let them know so you can be included in their mailing list.