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Working together to put accessibility at the heart of a more inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand

The Access Alliance

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Grace Stratton's 2019 NZ Fashion Week Opening Speech

Grace Stratton, Accessibility advocate and founder of fashion website All Is For All opened the 2019 NZ Fashion Week with...

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Media Release - Accesssibility Photo Library Launches

Media Release: The Access Alliance Accessibility advocate, Mary Fisher, in collaboration with the Access Alliance and the New Zealand Human...

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It wasn't in an accessible format - Susan's Story

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First Be.Accessible accredited supermarket

Countdown Hawera has re-opened its doors today as the country’s first ‘Be. Accessible’ accredited supermarket, after a significant refurbishment put...

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"My dignity was kind of trampled on" - Áine's Story

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The Big Leap – Jock’s Story

Jock Gibson secured a work placement that has taken him to dizzying heights.

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Health and Employment - Pamela's Story

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"They looked at me like I was from another planet" - Les's Story

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International Travel Blues - Susan's Story

I am visually impaired and recently travelled to Singapore with my intellectually disabled daughter via Australia on an Australian airline....

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Retailer Attitudes - Renata's Story

I am Renata & this is my daughter Te Akau. She is my world and the dearest part of my...

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We should all have access to information and services, education and employment, and be able to contribute skills, creativity, and inventiveness to our communities, yet one in four of us face accessibility challenges in their everyday lives. 

Help build support for accessibility legislation by sharing what accessibility means to you.

 

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