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  1. Video for Māori, Pasifika, disabled students most disadvantaged - Tomorrow's Schools report
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    Māori, Pasifika, disabled students most disadvantaged- Tomorrow's Schools report

    Kataraina Werahiko (Ngāti Haua, Te Arawa) says as a parent, the current process to ensure their children's safety is hard to navigate.

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    VR technology helps vision impaired taiohi see the world

    Kaea Horsfall-Kingi (Te Whānau-a-Kai, Ngāti Kahungunu) lives with nystagmus, an eye condition that causes the eyes to shake or move uncontrollably. This makes it hard for him to see. But a pre-COVID experience with VR (virtual reality) has opened up a whole new world.

  3. Video for Paerangi website keeps whānau hauā in Tāmaki informed about COVID-19
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    Paerangi website keeps whānau hauā in Tāmaki informed about COVID-19

    A new digital platform called Paerangi has been launched to keep Māori better informed about COVID-19. It’s a one-stop-shop for information and resources. It also offers resources for the disabled, kaumātua and community marae.

  4. Video for New Paerangi website launched for whānau hauā
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    New Paerangi website launched for whānau hauā

    It was created by three Māori organisations that are committed to ensuring whānau Māori are better informed and prepared about COVID-19.

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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.

  6. Video for Autism not a disability, but a different ability says Ngāti Whātua māmā
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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.

  7. 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.

  8. Video for Teacher aides fight for living wages
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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.

  9. 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.

  10. Video for Telco Companies include Calling Minutes for Deaf People
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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.

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