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"I was reminded to take a leaf out of my own book and not fall into the trap of generalising and stereotyping different attributes with different trades and sectors."
Read Jonny's latest article that appeared in the Northern Advocate on Saturday 28th February. More Information
Kiwis value diversity, but that isn't reflected in the way our country is run. More Information
We have had an awesome response to our upcoming Ruakaka Surf Day at the Ruakaka Surf Club and places are now full!
"No one goes to university to change society's views on disability. But when a person walks, rolls or crawls across the graduation stage - society's views are changed." Jordon Milroy, winner of last year's Attitude Awards Trust AUT Communications Scholarship, on his time at university and the importance of gaining a higher education. More Information
The 2015 Age Concern conference will be held on April 21st and 22nd at The Brentwood Hotel
16 Kemp Street Kilbirnie, Wellington. More Information
I wouldn’t go up to someone who has just been diagnosed with a terminal illness and say, “At least you’re rich!” or to someone who just tragically lost a family member and say, “Thank goodness you weren’t born in a poverty-stricken Third World country”.
Read Jonny Wilkinson's latest Column - A Different Light - Saturday 31st January, 2015 - Northern Advocate. More Information
Age Concern supports Consumer NZ’s ‘Do Not Knock’ campaign and encourages anyone who does not wish to be approached by door-to-door sellers to get a Do Not Knock sticker. More Information
Halberg Disability Sport Foundation have released the first Junior Disability Games Newsletter leading into the event in 2015. More Information
Better Access for disabled people at events is in the spotlight for Whangarei’s Endless Summer Festival. More Information
Tiaho Trust and the Northland DIAS Collective would like to wish everyone a fun, safe and inclusive festive season and all the very best for the New Year! More Information
The Christmas 2014 Edition of the Altogether Autism Journal is out now. More Information
New page added to MND Association NZ Inc’s website More Information
How things were for disabled people “back then” and “ how they are now” - read Jonny's story on growing up in Whangarei and returning to settle here after his big OE through Indonesia and the UK. More Information
At Tiaho Trust we have had a super busy and very exciting lead up to the Christmas Holiday Break, supporting members of our disabled community at recent events. More Information
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Read Jonny's final column for 2014 and see who featured in his awards ceremony. More Information