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Disability Equipment Expo 2018

Adele Vukula


3am will host New Zealand's premier disability expo, with free entry throughout 2018.  Expo venues include: Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin.  

Te Pou Workshops

Adele Vukula


Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui November workshops.  Visit the Te Pou event calendar, here,  to view all events. 

ACC Assistive Technology Survey

Adele Vukula


We are seeking feedback for a research study into the value that assistive technologies offer disabled people. Assistive technologies are products and related services that help people take part in everyday activities.

BLENNZ Tangata Whenua Māori Representative Position

Adele Vukula


In accordance with Section 105A of the Education Act 1989 expressions of interest are being called to fill the Tangata Whenua representative position on the BLENNZ Board of Trustees. The term of this position is three years with the successful candidate taking office on the BLENNZ Board 8th December 2017.

Pure Delight Products by Tamara Nolan

Adele Vukula


Pure Delight products have been created by Tamara Nolan from Christchurch.  Enjoy Aromatherapy to relax you, plus dishwasher and laundry tablets that make life that little bit easier for those who live with a disability as well as those with busy lives. 

Biennial Conference 2017 ... Completed!

Adele Vukula


The 2017 Conference was a huge success with delegates attending from Australia, Canada and throughout Aotearoa. Members came together to awhi and manaaki throughout the weekend and enjoy workshops, presentations and performances. 

Blind Foundation Service Co-design Project

Adele Vukula


Could you partner with the Blind Foundation to redesign its services? The Blind Foundation has begun a new phase of transformation, to enable the achievement of the aspirational objectives outlined in the 2015-2020 strategic plan and to adapt to a changing world. 

Access Alliance Events

Adele Vukula


This event will celebrate what we have achieved so far and reflect on what we have learned along the way. We will plan what more we can do to involve disabled people and the disability community in the campaign. 

Te Pou Workshop for Disabled People

Adele Vukula


Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou) will host a workshop delivered by disabled people for disabled people and offers an opportunity to learn more about human rights and the United Nations Convention.

Access Alliance and Access Matters Campaign

Adele Vukula


The Access Alliance will launch an Open Letter to the leaders of NZ's major political parties, calling calling on them to institute accessibility legislation and level the playing field for all New Zealanders.  The Open Letter will reside on the Action Station online platform, and hard and email copies will be distributed through Access Alliance offices and networks. It will be presented to the addressee’s after the election.