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    Understanding the Treaty for people with learning disabilities

    A new "Easy Read" resource specifically designed for people with intellectual disabilities has been made to help them learn about and understand the Treaty, including their rights. The book, thought to be the first of its kind, was launched today at Hui Te Rangiora Marae in Hamilton.

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    Autism not a disability, but a different ability says Ngāti Whātua māmā

    Ngāti Whatua mother Chachi Wiperi says having a daughter with autism has taught her that autism is not a disability, but a different ability.

  3. Video for Manurewa/Weymouth's Keith Park is more accessible for disabled
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    Manurewa/Weymouth's Keith Park is more accessible for disabled

    This summer, playgrounds across Aotearoa will be filled, with the smiles and laughter of children. A new park in Manurewa is hoping to do the same, but it's been specifically designed to cater to children with disabilities. Today the Manurewa local board and members of the disabled community opened up the very first public park in Auckland designed for children with disabilities. For 5-year-old Israel Ataata it's an opportunity to have fun in a safe way.

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    Teacher aides fight for living wages

    A Tuhoe mother is scared to go shopping in case her card declines. Judith Boynton, 51, a teacher aide in South Auckland who helps children with special needs earns less than the trolley pushers at her local supermarket.

  5. Video for Māori Paralympic hopeful wins at Halberg’s
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    Māori Paralympic hopeful wins at Halberg’s

    150 athletes with physical or visual impairment will compete at the Halberg Games, a national, three day sports competition at King's College in Auckland. The Games include; ceremonies, masterclasses, family festivities and 20 sports.

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    Telco Companies include Calling Minutes for Deaf People

    Despite telling Telco companies that there is no point in issuing deaf people with free calling minutes, the Aotearoa Deaf community are no closer to being heard.

  7. Video for Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright
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    Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright

    Although te reo Māori has been an official language in Aotearoa for 32 years, an estimated 3,000 Turi-Deaf Māori continue to fight for their Māori language rights.

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    A win for NZ's Physical Disability Rugby League community

    New Zealand's Physical Disability Rugby League community is celebrating a new win for the sport after confirmation they will play in the curtain-raiser match for Tonga verse Great Britain League Lions when they tour the Southern Hemisphere in October.

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    Caregivers of disabled family members to be paid

    Parents and partners of people with high support needs will soon be paid more to care for their family members as part of changes to funded family care. Pay rates will increase from minimum wage to a rate of between $20.50 and $25.50 per hour.

  10. Video for Māori input essential for NZ marine conservation - US Professor
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    Māori input essential for NZ marine conservation- US Professor

    An American Professor of Environmental Management says Aotearoa could lead the world in marine conservation if there is strong Māori involvement.

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