Accessible and Inclusive Entertainment - Mke's Story

When talking about access people usually focus on the accessibility to buildings or rooms. The Access Matters campaign is showing that there are other facets besides physical access.

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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

I have several mental health issues including schizophrenia, depression and PTSD as well as cardiomyopathy, chronic back pain and fatigue. I would like to work but require support to do so.

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

"They looked at me like I was from another planet".

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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 life.

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Essential Treatment and Equipment - Roger's Story

I have relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. I was originally diagnosed in 1984 with primary progressive multiple sclerosis and have been required to undertake most of my rehabilitation independently.

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Government House Visit - Susan's Story

I recently visited Government House in Wellington on one of the free tours they regularly offer to the public. I had added to my application that I am vision impaired and use a guide dog.

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Banking, Bills and Technology - Vicky’s Story

My husband and I are both blind and we have two children. I am responsible for the family finances and pay the majority of the bills.

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