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    Injured Māori face slower road to recovery than non-Māori

    Māori experience considerable longer-term disability after injury, new University of Otago analysis of patient-reported and Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) data shows.

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    Devastated Adele fans feel ripped off

    Two Adele fans claim they were ripped off after being told they had wheelchair access at the concert only to find out there was none. Adele is in New Zealand performing three concerts this week.

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    Christmas lights lifts spirits in Tamatea

    Tetraplegic man, Mark Williams, spends almost two months transforming his home in Tamatea into a Christmas light extravaganza. What started off with just two strings of lights has grown into a nearly 100,000 light display that draws thousands of people every year.

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    Wheelchairs no barrier for Head Prefects

    Northland College in Kaikohe have announced their head prefects for 2017 and in a first the colleges' history both head boy and head girl are in wheelchairs.

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    Disability proves no obstacle to success for Tupuna rangi

    Special needs Taekwondo world champion Tupuna Rangi is proving that having a disability is no obstacle to success. The 21-year old from Hawke's Bay has racked up an impressive amount of accolades to his name.

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    Blindness no barrier to conquering limits

    In an effort to show that New Zealand's blind population can live a life without limits, seven visually impaired people have undertaken a week-long adventure challenge of the same name to mark this year's Blind Week. From white water rafting to running marathons, these individuals are showing the world that blindness is no barrier to achieving extraordinary things.

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    Rio Paralymics- Good start for NZ athletes

    New Zealand athletes at this year's Rio Paralympics have gotten under way with 2 medals already in the bag, including New Zealand's first gold. 

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    Rio Paralymics- Ngāi Tahu flag bearer leads NZ team

    New Zealand Paralympian Holly Robinson (Ngāi Tahu) is putting small town Hokitika on the map as she competes in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Today the Opening Ceremony got underway with the 21-year old at the forefront of the NZ athletes carrying the national flag.

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    New initiative to assist disabled to find work

    Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner today launched EmployAbility, an employment programme to assist people with health conditions and disabilities into work in the Bay of Plenty.

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    Rugby League creates pathways for disabled players

    A South Auckland league legend has never let his birth defect stop him from achieving. Jim Doolan (Ngapuhi) has now been tasked with a new challenge, to lead the New Zealand Disabled Rugby League team to new heights.

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