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Posts Tagged ‘ disabled ’

Students win battle over bus fares

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

  Students are celebrating the success of their lobbying efforts, following a massive drop in public transport fares yesterday. The Greater Wellington Regional Council voted 12 to one to drop fares for students and disabled people. The move comes after the Victoria University Students Association gathered nearly 2000 submissions to take to the council on […]



Disability rights subject of Te Papa forum

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Disability rights subject of weekend forum at Te Papa.

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized
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Wellington’s disabled stars ready to jam

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Seating signs cause confusion on buses

May 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

BUS USERS in Wellington can be forgiven if they are confused by signs for elderly and disabled seating.

Signs state that the four seats at the front are for the elderly, disabled and those with young children, but Metlink’s website says otherwise, reports SAMMI ABBOTT.



Disabled want more jobs and council action in 2013

Jan 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Accessibility Advisory Group to build on plan adopted by Wellington City Council last year.



Sports clubs should give disabled players a go

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON SPORTS clubs should form partnerships with other clubs in their code, which give people with disabilities a chance to play. Handicapped basketballer, Rosie Macleod says most athletes who become paralyzed don’t know their options because there’s no contact between able and disabled sports.



TV shows lack of respect for Kiwi paralympians

Sep 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Poor TV coverage of NZ’s athletes at London Games.



Blind student: two in five disabled Kiwis can’t get jobs

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

What’s being done about disabled Kiwis whose unemployment rate is 40%, a blind radio journalism student asked at graduation.



More smoke than fire for Wellington workers

Nov 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A small fire in a big building causes a brief workday hiccup



Be Accessible wants to get through the door of NZ businesses

Oct 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

FELIX Cafe sees catering for disabilities as more than just about wheelchair access thanks to Be.Accessible. GRANT ELLEN reports.



Disabled will be left behind in disaster

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fire officer: it’s common practice to evacuate them last.



Karori young people get an eye opener

May 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Trial programme helps them get to know visually impaired.