Author: InclusiveNZ

HVDRT tour guides.

HVDRT – Connecting with their Community

Creating inclusive communities may not happen overnight, but if Hutt Valley Disability Resources Trust (HVDRT) has anything to do with it, it will happen. Never one to rest on its laurels in pursuit of this goal, staff are always on the lookout for ways in which they can make this a reality. One such way that…
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April 15, 2016 0
Lifeskills Taranaki's Beach Chair

Lifeskills Taranaki – New asset brings loads of chair

Good old kiwi ingenuity is behind Lifeskills Taranaki’s newest asset – a beach friendly wheelchair. Thanks to the modified wheelchair, beach accessibility is now possible for all of Lifeskills Taranaki members, and while the warm weather continues, everyone has been happily reaping its benefits. “When we used to head down to the beach some of…
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April 15, 2016 0
Wiremu.

Wiremu’s Story

Nineteen-year-old Wiremu has been attending Interactionz’ Tattersfield Community Center in Hamilton for four years. Here, Tattersfield’s Goal Facilitator Sarah Gilmore shares how Wiremu’s life has seen positive change since successfully obtaining and maintaining a job at SVS Vet Supplies. Wiremu began working at SVS Vet supplies three months ago after Interactionz put him in touch…
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April 14, 2016 0
Amy and friend.

Amy’s Story

When asked to put the spotlight on themselves, the Helen Anderson Trust felt the best way to show what they are about, is to shine the spotlight on one of their clients Amy, who in the last six years has been on an amazing journey of achievement, that has taken her out of her comfort…
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April 14, 2016 0
Daniel Kitchen.

Daniel’s Story

When Avalon BOP Inc member Daniel Kitchen made the decision to work towards the Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Award – Bronze level, he was under no illusion it was going to take a lot of hard work. But after completing six months volunteering at the SPCA, three months each of physical recreation at the BOP…
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April 14, 2016 0