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Media Release: 2021 People's Choice Accessible Business Awards

Nominations open for the Access Alliance 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards

The Access Alliance is calling for nominations of New Zealand businesses who are proving that accessibility is good for business, especially in challenging times.

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Nominations Open! 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards

The Access Alliance is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2021 People’s Choice Accessible Business Awards!

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Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand supports Access Alliance

Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand has joined the growing number of organisations supporting the Access Alliance.

The Access Alliance is delighted to be working with Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand (DFNZ). Dyslexia Foundation has joined the Alliance as a both a Supporting Organisation and a Campaign Partner, actively engaging in the Alliance’s call for fair and enforceable accessibility legislation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Ride2Go is a Business Champion for Accessibilty!

Ride2Go-Companion Driving Services joins the growing number of enterprises to become an Access Alliance Business Champion for Accessibility.

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Webinar to Recognise International Day of People with Disabilities 2020

'Hidden Disabilities Through a Digital Lens'

December 3rd marks the International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD) and this year’s theme, ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’, focuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, brain injuries, neurological disorders, learning differences and cognitive dysfunctions, among others.

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New Business Champion: Mackenzie Region

Mackenzie Region joins the growing number of businesses to become an Access Alliance Business Champion for Accessibility.

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Pacific Women's Watch NZ 2020 Conference: Disability and Women

Pacific Women's Watch, in conjunction with Disabled's Women Forum, are hosting their 2020 Conference this November.

Creating a level playing field for ALL Women in Aotearoa

For the first time, women with and without disabilities come together to explore the experiences and issues faced by disabled women in Aotearoa New Zealand. This conference is an opportunity for disabled women to share their stories and non-disabled people to listen and stand in solidarity.

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Breaking News! Labour and National Commit to Accessibility Legislation

On the eve of the election, we have great news! The Labour and National Parties released their Disability Issues policies on Wednesday. Both policies include a prominent commitment to accessibility legislation.

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White Cane Safety Day Thursday 15 October: Message from the World Blind Union

On Thursday 15 October 2020, the World Blind Union (WBU) joins the rest of the world in observing White Cane Safety Day.

White Cane Safety Day reminds the world of the importance of the White Cane as a tool for independent living for persons who are blind and partially sighted.

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Where to Vote?

Due to the change of election date to Saturday 17 October, voting place details have not been included in the 'easy vote card' mailout to voters.

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