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    Halberg Games part of the journey to Paralympics

    The Halberg Games, a two-day sports festival for the physically disabled aged eight to 21 held annually at Tāmaki Makaurau’s King’s College, is seen as a stepping stone for one young competitor.

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    'Mana and pride' for Whaikaha rugby league

    Physical Disability Rugby League New Zealand has changed its name to Whutupōro Rīki Whaikaha o Aotearoa as a way to encapsulate what it represents.

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    Disabled healthcare providers overwhelmed during pandemic

    The Disability Rights Commissioner is launching an inquiry into access to support for disabled people during the Omicron outbreak.

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    Māori disabled 'fall through the gaps'; face violence and neglect

    Ruth Jones is one of the references involved in the Human Rights Commissions's reports. Photo / Te Ao Māori News

  5. Video for Kaumātua Ike Rakena shares his rugby league dreams with Adam Blair
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    Kaumātua Ike Rakena shares his rugby league dreams with Adam Blair

    Rakena broke his neck playing rugby league.

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    Māmā struggles to gain mask exemption for special needs son

    A Northland mother of four has taken to social media to vent her frustration over waiting for a mask exemption card for her twin sons. One has asthma and the other is autistic.

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    New Ministry for Disabled People planned

    The government is to establish a Ministry for Disabled People.

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    'Horrified but not surprised'- advocate reflects on latest disabled domestic abuse stats

    An Auckland University study has revealed concerning statistics on domestic abuse suffered by the disabled with 40% of instances suffered by disabled women

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    $5.7m boost for disabled rangatahi recreation activities

    The government has today announced how $5.7 million will be allocated to create better-quality recreation experiences for disabled tamariki and rangatahi.

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