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    Wellington Council crack down on mobility park frauds

    Wellington City Council has collaborated with CCS Disability Action in creating a new app to catch mobility parking frauds.

  2. Video for Halberg Junior Disability Games showcase future sporting stars
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    Halberg Junior Disability Games showcase future sporting stars

    New Zealand's future Paralympic talent came from all across the country to Kings College on the weekend to take part in the Halberg Junior Paralympic Games in Auckland.

  3. Video for Justice delayed for disabled children in NZ education system
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    Justice delayed for disabled children in NZ education system

    Of the 95,000 New Zealand children living with a disability, more than half have difficulty learning. The IHC says delays in getting a hearing to address allegations that the education system is breaching the human rights of disabled children are unfair.

  4. Video for Dr Huhana Hickey supports call for Disability Issues Minister to step down
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    Dr Huhana Hickey supports call for Disability Issues Minister to step down

    Disability advocates are backing Labour and the Greens call for the sector's minister to step down. It follows a tweet from Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner which said "Busy with Disabilities meetings in Auckland - rather be out on the harbour!".

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    Live, Laugh, Share – Volunteer: Kia ringa hora – Me mahi tūao

    This week marks National Volunteer Week from 18 - 24 June in across Aotearoa.

  6. Video for Native Affairs – Hineraukatauri turns 21
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    Native Affairs – Hineraukatauri turns 21

    Native Affairs pays tribute to a young woman who has defied all the odds. 21-years ago Hineraukatauri, the daughter of world famous singer Hinewehi Mohi, was born with severe cerebral palsy. Since then, she's not only inspired her mum - but a music centre to help children and adults with disabilities was created in her honour.  

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    Mental health and addictions sectors expect skilled staff losses

    A body representative for a number of non-government mental health and addiction service groups says a staff exodus is looming with higher wages luring staff to the aged care and disability sectors.  Platform Trust Chief executive Marion Blake says she's seeking urgent talks with government to prevent a pending crisis to continue helping those who need it most.

  8. Video for Athletes race to raise funds for the disabled at Halberg Tri Challenge
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    Athletes race to raise funds for the disabled at Halberg Tri Challenge

    Athletes big and small took to their marks for a good cause at the third annual Halberg Tri Challenge at Auckland's Spark Arena, a charity sports race helping physically disabled New Zealanders experience sport and recreation.

  9. Video for Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease
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    Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease

    Dr Melanie Cheung has just returned from Rome where she represented indigenous communities at an audience with the Pope for those suffering from Huntington’s disease.

  10. Video for Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff
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    Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff

    The CEO of not-for-profit addiction service Odyssey is concerned the sector will lose support staff to the aged care, home support and disability services following a recent pay increase by the government for the sector. A community mental health worker, Kim Baldwin is now considering a career change as a result of the increase. 

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